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Calonge is a charming historic town, with inland and coastal treasures. It's the perfect holiday destination for anyone seeking minimal crowds, spectacular beaches, historic attractions, and family-friendly fun. Visit a medieval castle, eat traditional cuisine, enjoy nature, and splash around in the turquoise waters. Families, couples, and groups of friends will all find something to love during a holiday in Calonge.Find your ideal holiday rental in Calonge
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Holidays in Calonge: The area and getting aroundArriving in Calonge
If you'll be arriving to Calonge by air, the closest airport is Girona Airport, at 27 kilometres away. Barcelona Airport is the nearest major airport at 102 kilometres away. From either airport you can use a bus, a taxi, or a rental car to reach your holiday rental in Calonge. If you intend to explore the Costa Brava extensively during your visit, it is highly recommended to rent a car.Getting around the town
Calonge is stretched out over both an inland and coastal area. The inland portion of Calonge is around 2 kilometres from the coastal area of San Anton Beach. Inland Calonge is small and walkable, but slightly hilly. The coastal area of Calonge, San Anton Beach, is flat and easily navigable by foot. If you or any of your travel companions have mobility issues, it is best to explore Calonge by rental car.
Travellers and activitiesCalonge for History enthusiasts
As one of the oldest remaining Roman sites, Calonge is filled with historic treasures. The 12th century castle, Castell de Calonge, is a must-visit. Also, worth visiting is Sant Marti Church, which boasts a grand staircase and murals. Calcul Street is one of the oldest parts of the town, dating back to prehistoric times.Calonge for Families
From splashing around on the beaches to exploring Medieval structures together, families of all ages will find plenty of ways to enjoy a holiday in Calonge. Families travelling with kids won't want to miss out on a visit to Parcs Aquàtics de Sant Antoni de Calonge. Bring your swimsuits, pool towels, and plenty of enthusiasm because this enormous water park is filled with fun water slides, rides, and pool areas.
Top 5 travel tips in Calonge1. Visit the historic Castell de Calonge
This picturesque medieval fortress is well-worth a visit. You can admire the architecture from the outside, wander around the gardens, and visit the museum.2. Drink the renowned wines
This region of Spain is known for its excellent regional wines, so be sure to try them while you're here. Go to Vinalium Costa Brava wine bar to try some speciality whites and reds, and to learn some fascinating information about wine-growing traditions around Calonge. If you want to buy some bottles to bring back home with you, head over to Mas Molla, which is one of the best wine shops in Calonge.3. Explore the beaches along the coastline
Calonge is situated just a stone's throw from the coast, with a handful of top-rated beaches within reach. Swim in the turquoise waters of Cala Cap Roig, enjoy the scenic rocky cliffs at Cami Ronda Platja Aro, or dig your toes in the golden sands at Platja de Sant Antoni.4. Eat delicious food
There is a surprising number of top-rated restaurants in Calonge, with a little something for every type of craving. Enjoy upscale Mediterranean cuisine at Samal Restaurant. Try delicious traditional Spanish paella at La Jovita per L'Esteve, or classic Catalonian fare at Restaurant Can Muni.5. Enjoy the views from Torre de la Creu del Castellar
This peaceful overlook spot is an easy hike up from the town of Calonge. From here, you can soak up beautiful 360-degree views of the town and the nearby coastline. There are some remaining stones from the Old Watchtower, as well as a nice bench where you can sit to enjoy the views.