Catalan Idiomatic Expressions 〜 Speak Like a Local

Déu n’hi do This literally means ‘God forbid’, but it used as an exclamation like ‘wow’. Aneu a escampar la boira Literally means ‘go scatter the fog’ and is used to say ‘go away’ or ‘get lost’ to someone. Quatre Gats Literally means four cats, but is used to describe a small group of people. …

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Hike from Cadaqués to Far de Calanans

The hike from Cadaqués to the nearest lighthouse, Far de Calanans takes you past several beaches and coves and in parts leads along a narrow cliff path, offering stunning views. The hike begins with walking past Plaja de Portdoguer, pictured above. Looking back at Cadaqués, in the foreground is Cala Sa Conca. The path as it crosses above Sa …

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Santa Pau

The medieval village of Santa Pau is situated beside the Baixa Garrotxa Volcanic Nature Reserve in the Girona region of Catalonia.

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Besalú

Besalú

Besalú, in the province of Girona, is among the best preserved medieval towns in Catalonia. It was designated as a conjunt històric-artístic (historical national property) in 1966.

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Temps de Flors

The Girona Temps de Flors festival is held yearly in the Barri Vell (old quarter) of the Catalan city. Buildings, courtyards and monuments are transformed into ornamental flower gardens during the week long springtime festival.

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Cadaqués

Cadaqués is a former fishing village set on a bay in the middle of the Cap de Creus peninsula on Spain’s Costa Brava.

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