Ventalló - Surroundings

Ventalló, a small village in the Empordà, is located about six kilometres away from the beaches of Sant Pere Pescador. In the Costa Brava’s back country, there is barely any village as pretty as Ventalló. The first evidence of this city dates back to 1017; the special atmosphere of very old places has remained. Most of the antique stone houses were built in the 16th and 18th century.

Thoroughly res­tored, they are now the secondary residence of many city dwellers coming from Barcelona. All the year, the village’s three restaurants and its many little shops are open for visitors. Every Friday, the small alleys begin to bustle with life.

The small butcher’s shop is known as a...