Summer sports on the Costa Brava, Catalonia Costa Brava (wild or rugged coast) stretches from Blanes, 60 kilometres north of Barcelona, to the border of France. Its location has made it to a highly disputed area since Roman times and today is one of the most popular travel destinations for a vacation in Spain. The area is a nature reserve and also includes the first maritime nature reserve in Spain. In the crystal clear water you can see more than a thousand species of animals and sea creatures, an incredible variety of colorful underwater plants is not to forget. No wonder, then, that the Costa Brava is a well established area for a variety of water sports. With its mild climate, the waters of the Costa Brava is seldom colder than mild 13 C and in the winter warmer than enjoyable 24 C in the summer. This coastal area offers so some of the best diving routes of the Mediterranean, including reef and wreck diving.
There are several schools with expert guidance and the right equipment to the To explore the underwater world, apartment determines hotels or your Costa Brava also near your Costa Brava. The Illes Medes (or Islas MEDAs), is a group of small rocky islands in front of L’Estartit, is one of the best dive sites of the Costa Brava. The Tramuntana, a strong north to West wind from the central mountains, can quickly become up to 100 kilometers per hour and blowing for a few days. As a result he makes it the ideal area for exciting extreme water sports. Windsurfing is one of the most popular sports during the summer months. Also kite surfing and other fast water sports easily in clubs such as the Mistral Windsurfing Center at the beach or the Balliena Estracio Nautica in Santa Susana wind and are accessible. A series of low-cost courses offered, where is the equipment normally included. But not all summer sports must take place on the water.
Mountain bikes, quad bikes or mopeds can be rented to the rugged slopes of the mountain regions to the Pyrenees and of course the true heart of Exploring Catalonia. In addition to climbing and mountaineering on Velcro initial equity, there are orienteering, abseiling and flying in the mountains for a particular course. Specialized parachute jumping schools offer a range of extreme sports like skydiving for example. Usually require a one-week course with stay this can ensure a full training with qualified instructors. For more safe and more relaxed summer activities, there are a number of golf clubs in the region and several protected areas for bird watching. The geographical location of Catalonia means a wide range of natural habitats, which attracts a wide variety of feathered species. No matter whether you prefer Flamingoes in Delta del Ebro or black in the crystal clear air of the Pyrenees would observe, the Costa Brava is to make your experience unforgettable.