The Costa Brava and the Pyrenees have thousands of stories to tell. Come and learn more!

Experience culture and tradition

The Costa Brava and the Pyrenees have impressive histories and have been home to several cultures over the years. Cultural Friendly campsites are located near points of great cultural interest and heritage, and offer activities promoting the history and traditions of the peoples from the Costa Brava and the Pyrenees.

An inspiring region

From Palaeolithic and Neolithic sites to Iberian settlements, spanning the Greeks and the Romans, medieval towns, and cities with an impressive Jewish past, and more recently, major Modernist works. In addition to numerous civilizations, the Costa Brava and the Pyrenees have been home to and have inspired many internationally renowned artists, Salvador Dalí being the most famous.

It’s also a region steeped in tradition, which has been passed down from generation to generation through the local people, artisans and producers in love with the land they grew up in. Bisbal de l’Empordà’s famous pottery, traditional fishing and grape harvests are some of the centuries-old traditions to survive the passage of time, becoming symbols of identity for the peoples of the Costa Brava and the Pyrenees.

Lastly, don’t miss the many festivals and cultural events. Some of the best include the Medieval Fairs in Besalú or Castelló d’Empúries, the Indians Festival in Lloret de Mar or Besalú, the traditional Habaneres de Calella de Palafrugell singing, as well as other local events such as Sant Joan or the different towns’ annual festivals.

Stay at a Cultural Friendly campsite to take a deep dive into the fascinating Mediterranean culture of the Costa Brava and the Pyrenees. Become acquainted with the local culture and meet the open-minded, friendly people to really get to know the region, and enjoy unforgettable, first-hand experiences. Let’s continue making history!

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