14 km / day25% Difficulty6 stages / 7 nights / 8 days
Walk along the coast, discover small caves, admire the turquoise blue sea under a bright sun.
Taste the fantastic local products of the Mediterranean diet.
Admire the museum of artistic genius Salvador Dalí in Figueres and meet friendly local people.
Walk through one of the most beautiful landscapes of Catalonia: l’Empordà.
Hiking route description
This route starts in Sant Feliu de Guíxols and ends in l’Estartit. It follows the “camí de ronda”, a coastal path, which allows you to enjoy the incredible coastal landscapes of the Costa Brava region.
A coast that will surprise most of the visitors, as you pass through old fishing towns such as Calella de Palafrugell or Llafranc, or charming medieval villages like Pals, more inland.
Far away from the crowded places related to this area, the region that you’ll be walking has plenty of unknown places as well as absolutely beautiful unspoilt coves such as Cala Castell, near Palafrugell.
This tour will sure provide some precious happy moments such as drinking coffee just in front of the Sea, or having dinner in some of the best restaurants of the region.
Must do & must see
Relax and swim in one of the outstanding little coves that you’ll find on your way.
Have dinner in one of the restaurants in front of the seaside with fresh seafood.
Visit medieval villages like Pals, or ancient fisherman villages like Calella or Llafranc.
Arrival at the nice little town of Sant Feliu de Guixols with its fishing port. Accommodation in a hotel next to the beautiful beach of Sant Pol.
Stage 1: Sant Pol – Palamós (La Fosca) (18 Km 190m+)
Today you’ll be walking along the coastline until reaching Palamós. The route goes through the village of Platja d’Aro, following the sea along the Bay of Palamós, with its fishing port and its delicious dishes of fish.
Stage 2: Palamós (La Fosca) - Calella de Palafrugell (10 Km 240m+)
Today’s route goes through the lovely Castell cove rounding the wooded area of Cap Roig (height 130 m), from where we can get excellent panoramic views. Lodging in the old fishing village of Calella de Palafrugell, with a magnificent view over the settlement of Calella.
Stage 3: Calella – Begur (13 Km 465m+)
The trail leads us to the north always following the coast and going up to the massif of Begur (height 220 m) with its picturesque town and its medieval castle.
Stage 4: Begur - Peratallada (15 Km 100+)
Slope down to the gentle countryside where a large number of picturesque medieval villages are passed. Pals is one of the pearls, with its big walls, the Hours Tower, and the church of Sant Pere from the XIII century. Already on the plain you will pass by Sant Feliu de Boada, and reach Peratallada where you will be lodging in a cute guest house. You can wander in the very ancient ambience of this nice small town.
Stage 5: Peratallada – Torroella de Montgrí (12 Km 125m+)
Today’s route passes through the interesting medieval villages of Palau Sator, Fontanilles and Gualta and is mainly flat.
Stage 6: Torroella - Montgrí Massif (9 Km 450m+)
Circular route to discover some of the most wonderful parts of the Montgrí massif. The route climbs to the spectacular castle on top (200m high) of the massif. From there you will enjoy 360º view over the whole Empordà region. You will descend into a quiet valley with the charming church of Santa Caterina and later come back to Torroella.
Long option to L’Estartit (20 Km / 565m+): After climbing to the castle you will walk on the edge of the mountain towards L’Estartit (sea village) where you can enjoy a meal on one of its charming terraces. Coming back the itinerary is totally flat. You have the possibility to take a taxi to skip the last 6 km.
Departure from Torroella de Montgrí after breakfast.