Púbol, Figueres and Portlligat are home to all the Museums linked to Salvador Dalí. There are, however, a number of other Museums worth visiting, such as the spaces related to the Vila Casas Foundation: Can Mario in Palafrugell and the Palau Solterra Museum devoted to photography in Torroella de Montgrí. Other interesting Museums are the Fishing Museum in Palamós, the Mediterranean Museum in Torroella de Montgrí, the Cork Museum and the Josep Pla Foundation in Palafrugell. We can also organize private visits to a number of well known plastic artist studios in the area.
The Emporda is well known for its magnificent gastronomy and out of this world restaurants. El Celler de Can Roca in nearby Girona has just been awarded the best restaurant in the world. From Els Ginjols we can make reservations in the best restaurants of the area such as:
Motel Empordà in Figueres
Miramar in Llançà
Casamar in Llafranch
Pera Batlla in L’Armentera
La Plaça in Madremanya
• MUSIC FESTIVALS
In the summers music is featured in many towns of the Empordà, where festivals for all musical tastes are scheduled. Among the best known you will find:
Cap Roig Festival
Festival Castell de Peralada
Festival de Torroella de Montgrí
Schubertiada en Vilabertran
Els Gínjols has a private forest where you can enjoy walking and trekking or bicycle riding. Considering the orography of the area, there are paths to fit all levels, from the ones to walk at your leisure to those who would please more adventurous individuals.
The best golf courses are located near Els Ginjols and the best international players have been spotted there. We will be pleased to make your reservation.
• HORSE BACK-RIDING
It is a wonderful experience to ride in the surrounding areas, be that a forest, a medieval village or just in the fields. Near our house there are several riding clubs where we can help you rent a horse.
• NAUTICAL AND ADVENTUROUS SPORTS
Els Gínjols is also near the sea, therefore a magnificent place to be for those who love nautical sports such as windsurf or kitesurfing. For the more adventurous souls, a unique experience is to fly in the wind tunnel, the only one in the world and very recently inaugurated in Empuriabrava.
• HOT AIR BALLOONS
You will never forget a ride in a hot air balloon around the Emporda. We can reserve your place in one or a whole one for your group and organize you a picnic afterwards as well.
We are also near some airfields where you can take flying lessons or just enjoy an adventurous ride.
Have fun !