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Torroella panorama

Dream destination south – the villages of the Empordà

In the small villages near the Costa Brava, in the Alt Empordà, one encounters the ideal mix of peace, relaxation, culture, and entertainment. The temperate Mediterranean climate with many hours of sunshine makes you simply happy and creates a perfect year-round holiday feeling. Where the Pyrenees sink into the sea, there can be found privileged golf courses, historical sites, medieval villages, picturesque coves, and beautiful beaches with white sand.

Torroella de Fluvià

The small village of Torroella de Fluvià impresses with contrasts: the charm of the centuries-old stone walls of Catalan Masias charms has led many to buy holiday homes or family residences. The charm of tradition – accentuated by stylish interior design – complemented by modern technical equipment. Tradition and modernity is the motto. The great combination of old and new shows in many places. One experiences a symphony of peace and joy. Relaxing at the pool or walking through the beautiful landscapes. The skin breathes, the body feels reborn.

Ancient castle in village

The castle was once the home of a noble family.

Paradise for surfers

From Torroellea de Fluvià, the beach of Sant Pere Pescador is only 10 minutes away! Plus point: the entire beach of Sant Pere Pescador is protected, there only some camping sites around. All construction is forbidden and it is considered a paradise by surfers and kite surfers alike. Those who live or enjoy their holidays in Torroella de Fluvià can choose freely between the hustle and bustle of the summer or the tranquillity of village life.

Red flowers

In springtime you can see many poppies in the fields nearby.

Old mansions and castles with sea view

In the small village – just a few kilometers from the Bay of Roses – one is grounded. The scent of wild herbs is in the air. The river Fluvià –which gave the village its name- flows from the Pyrenees to the sea, through green meadows and fields. The privileged already appreciated the idyllic spot already in the past, which is demonstrated by old mansions and a castle overlooking the sea.

Church Sant Cebrià

The church of Torroella de Fluvià was built in the 12th century and is called Església de Sant Cebrià.

Pure village idyll

In Torroella de Fluvià there is a little piece of paradise left. The farmers cultivate their fields. The old women meet daily in the small shop on the corner and on the village festival young and old, residents and guests, locals and international newcomers dance together to the beat of a live band in the square in front of the Ajuntament.

Grass and cereals in front of a traditional stone house

Grown cereals in front of a traditional stone house, called masia.

Aiguamolls – nature reserve

Every weekend, there is a flea market at the village square, where you can browse through the old stuff and sometimes discover a real gem or a whimsical decoration.
The village borders on the nature reserve Aiguamolls – the famous bird sanctuary at the mouth of Fluvià. The Natural Park Aiguamolls del Empordà is one of the most famous and beautiful wetlands in Catalonia. In Aiguamolls you can observe rare birds, follow the storks and herons in the sky your with eyes or simply stroll through nature until you land on deserted beaches to collect driftwood and seashells.

 

Romantic panorama of Torroella

Idyllic landscape of Torroella de Fluvià.

 

Beautiful villas in Vilacolum

In recent years, Torroella de Fluvià has expanded to include the small tourist center Vilacolum. If you prefer a small villa instead to a country house, you are in good hands there. All property offers in the village and the surrounding area can be found at www.selected-Property.com

Perfect Conditions for a day at the Torremirona golf club

Golf club in Torremirona, Costa Brava

Torremirona Golf Club is just 7km away from the emblematic city of Figueres. This magnificent “championshipcourse” 18 holes (par72) amazes even the most demanding golfers.

 

Paradise in Torremirona

Enjoy this paradise in the countryside of Empordà. A unique setting for both the fantastic golf course designed by Eugenio Aguado and Jordi Soler, to the facilities of the clubhouse and TorreMirona Fitness & Spa golf resort. The area between the Mediterranean and the Pyrenees is known for its great weather and pleasant temperatures – 365 days a year. These conditions make it ideal for playing golf at any time of year.

Pool at the Torremirona Golf Club

Torremirona Golf Club

The International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IGATO) chose him in 2000 as “Best Emerging Golf Destination Worldwide”.
In the same hole 1 surrounded by gardens and wonderful views of the golf course is Torremirona Hotel Relais ****. Our hotel has an outdoor pool, mini-bar, TV, safe and cozy decor.

Golfing at Torremirona

Our golf course amazes even the most demanding golfers.

Ther resort also features the Fitness / Spa fully equipped with outdoor and indoor pool, thermal circuit, hammam, saunas, paddle, tennis, sports area, fitness room. A team of qualified professionals is willing to cover all your medical and sporting needs and aesthetic.

Torremirona Hotel with pool

Facilites of our Hotel

 

You can calmly live here, close to Costa Brava’s most beautiful beaches. Furthermore, there is only little driving distance to the railway station Vilafant where the high speed train AVE stops. The airports Girona or Barcelona also can be reached easily within a short period of time. Consequently, you can perfectly connect to all European metropolis if required.

Golf course with a view

Panorama at the golf club

In this design house with sea views are the end you pay only 4% tax

Opportunity for property buyers in Spain

Spain raises the VAT as of the 1st of September of 2012.

VAT exceptions in the purchase of property will only be valid until the end of the year.

On the 14th of July of 2012 and according to article No. 23 of the official state bulletin, the Spanish government has increased the VAT values as of the 1st of September of 2012 as follows
General VAT: increased from 18% to 21%
Reduced VAT: increased from 8% to 10%.
The especially reduced VAT of 4% for the purchase of newly built properties from promoters (instead of 8%), will remain being valid until the remainder of the year 2012. As of January of 2013, this VAT reduction will no longer be valid and will be applied at a rate of 10%.

Are your interested in purchasing a property in Catalonia?

Well then now is the perfect time to do so until the end of the year, as it will save you 6% VAT! In addition, for a future sale, the Spanish Government reduces 50% of income tax. But this applies only until the 31. 12. 2012

Hotel golf Perelada – The world of wine

Wine and winegrowing have always had their place in the history of the Empordà, being a paradise for wine lovers and bon vivants. The team of the Hotel Golf Peralada has recognised the potential of wine tourism and developed surprising new concepts. Situated in the heart of Alt Empordà, in the middle of a golf course, surrounded by nature reserves and 15 minutes away from the best beaches on the Costa Brava, this 5-star hotel offers singular and individual luxury. It offers two large suites and 53 luxury rooms with magnificent views over the golf course, two restaurants providing local and Mediterranean food, a large first-class conference area, a fully equipped gym, two swimming pools (indoor and outdoor) and the Wine Spa, both original and exclusive.

Wine Spa wellness centre

The Wine Spa is the first wellness centre of this kind in Spain. A wide range of facial and body treatments are based on wine and other grape by-products, while a modern aqua zone with swimming pools, sauna, steam baths, jacuzzi, hot marble slabs and barrel showers allows its visitors to literally immerse themselves into the world of wine.

Recently, the Catalan government awarded the project with the TÀSTUM 2008 price, for being the best destination of wine tourism. A recognition of Hotel Golf Perlada’s labor in investigating and developing the effects of wine on health and wellness, as well as in creating aesthetically appealing concepts of this new form of quality tourism.

Wines in the Castell de Perelada

At the moment, the hotel is preparing a new package for wine tourists together with Castell de Peralada, including a night and dinner in the Hotel Golf Peralada and another dinner in the castle of Peralada. Furthermore, various Wine Spa treatments, a visit to Peralada’s wine museum, a winetasting at Castell de Peralada and a visit to Celler Espelt in Vilajuïga.An offer that wine lovers shouldn’t miss!