A territory rich in gastronomy
Discover a gastronomic paradise on the Costa Brava, where Mediterranean culinary tradition merges with unique local flavors. From the famous Pals rice dish to delicious tapas in the bars of Calella de Palafrugell, every bite is a journey into Catalan culinary authenticity. The fresh fish from Palamós and the wines from the Empordà region are true gastronomic gems. Don't miss the opportunity to explore local markets, taste seafood cuisine in seaside restaurants and discover the secrets of the Costa Brava's rich culinary tradition.
The Costa Brava is proud of its Mediterranean cuisine, a delicious fusion of marine flavors and fresh local products.
In this region, the Mediterranean diet comes to life with dishes that celebrate the richness of local fishing, aromatic olive oils, fresh herbs and seasonal vegetables.
Discover a symphony of healthy and authentic flavors in every bite!
The local restaurants of the Costa Brava are gastronomic treasures. From cozy seaside bistros to charming taverns in medieval villages, every corner offers a unique culinary experience.
Enjoy Catalan hospitality and let yourself be seduced by menus that highlight the freshness of local ingredients.
The Costa Brava presents a rich culinary tradition and a variety of native dishes that reflect its culinary heritage. Among them, "Es Niu" stands out, an ancient dish originating from Palafrugell. Initially, this Lenten dish was prepared with cod tripe, hard-boiled egg, stickfish and potatoes, but over time, fishermen added semolina and hunters included game birds and sausages. Other typical dishes of the area are chicken with crayfish, fish suquet, all kinds of rice, cuttlefish with peas, fricandó and sea urchins.
These native dishes will not only delight you, but will also connect you with the rich culinary tradition of the Costa Brava.
The Baix Empordà region is a feast of food festivals, where food lovers can explore a diverse range of local flavours. From the Buñuelo Market in Sant Feliu de Guíxols, where you can taste these traditional sweets, to the Prawn Fair in Palamós, which pays tribute to this sea delicacy, these festivities are a celebration of regional cuisine.
In addition, events such as the Feria de Vinos y Cavas de Catalunya in Palafrugell, the Uriçada Popular de Sant Feliu de Guíxols or the Festa del Vi de Calonge offer a unique insight into the culinary traditions of the territory.
You can't miss the Fira del Bolet in Sant Sadurní de l'Heura, where mushroom hunters will find a paradise.
Each fair is an opportunity to enjoy the authentic flavors of Baix Empordà and immerse yourself in its rich gastronomic culture.
Explore the gastronomic experiences of the Costa Brava, from wine tastings at local vineyards to tours of artisanal cheese factories.
Learn to cook traditional Catalan dishes in interactive cooking classes or exclusive workshops and discover the secrets behind the region's spices, liqueurs and flavored oils.
The local markets of the Costa Brava are a feast for the senses.
Wander through the colorful open-air market stalls and discover fresh produce and regional delicacies. From freshly caught fish to marinated olives and artisanal cheeses, these markets are an opportunity to explore authentic local culinary life.