Nearest airport: Gerona (GRO)
Flight time from New York: approx. 9 hours 15 minutes
Recommended aircraft for 50+ passengers: Boeing 747.
The Costa Brava in the north of Catalonia has a lot to offer away from the typical tourist hotspots. It is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt coasts in Europe. Pretty medieval towns, the impressive Pyrenees, irresistible cuisine and a lot of history all come together to make this area a great destination for MICE groups.
The capital Gerona is a magnificent city with the one of the best-preserved Jewish quarters in Europe and world-renowned gastronomy. Just 100 km north of Barcelona, Girona is perfectly located for a wide range of activities. The Costa Brava is the perfect place for active groups who want to enjoy nature, boasting wide sandy beaches alternating with rugged coves, framed by rocks. For team building, a race in the Dragon Boat is a great activity.
The region offers a wide range of hotels, well equipped with all conceivable amenities. And the choice of culinary hotspots is impressive - 16 restaurants have 20 Michelin stars and El Celler de Can Roca, Girona, has been voted one of the best in the world. If you want an authentic experience in Girona's old town, tapas hopping will bring you to the true taste of the Costa Brava. Groups will also enjoy interactive cooking workshops for an insight into the finesse of modern cuisine, invented by the Catalan chef Ferran Adrià, bringing different flavours and textures together in exciting compositions! Another popular activity in the region is aboard a fishing boat, guests can taste the famous Palamós shrimp and fine wines, followed by a visit to the fish market and a cooking class on the premises. The excellent wine of the region is part of the Catalan identity. Let yourself be enchanted by the award-winning architecture of the famous Finca Bell-Lloc wine cellar in Palamós.
For a unique venue, the impressive ancient ruins of Empúries are the perfect setting for memorable events. Art lovers can discover Girona and the Costa Brava in the
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