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Practical Information about Costa Brava

 

Costa Brava is part of the province of Girona, Catalonia. It is one of the most beautiful and romantic coastline in Spain which lies from the French border through the north of Barcelona.

Costa Brava Towns
Bay of Roses, Figueres, La Escala, Estartit, Girona, Bagur, Palafrugell, Palamos, Sant Feliú de Guixols, Tossa de Mar, Lloret te Mar and Blanes are the popular towns.



Language
Catalan and Spanish are the official languages that is spoken in Costa Brava.

Transportation
Transportation through the city can be made via public busses, taxis, railways, seaways,  vehicle/car hire and rentals. Most of the towns of Costa Brava may be reached via train. The bus and taxi services are great in every town.

Public Holidays
- New Year Day: 1st of January.
- Three Wise Men Celebration : 6th of January.

- Labor Day : 1st of May.
- Assumption Day : 15th of August.
- Catalonia Day : 11th of September.
- Spanish National Day : 12th of October.

- All Saints Day : 1st of November.
- Constitution Day : 6th of December.
- The Immaculate Conception Feast : 8th of December.
- Christmas Day : 25th of December.

Weather
Costa Brava has Mediterranean climate that is warm & dry in summer and humid & mild in winter.

Electricity
220-240 V AC, 50 Hz. and 2 pin-plugs are the standards.

Communications
The international country dialing code for Spain is +34.
City code for Girona province, Costa Brava is 972. (+ 34 972 xxx xx xx )

 
 

Money
Euro (EUR) is the currency.

Time Zone
Local time is GMT +1 (+2 in summer).

Costa Brava Useful Telephone Numbers
Police : 092 ; Ambulance : 410-010 ; Fire Brigade : 80; Tourist health care services : 112

Girona Health Services
Hospital Girona Dr. Trueta: (phone: (972) 940-200); Hospital de Santa Caterina: (phone: (972) 182-600); Clínica Bofill: phone (972) 204-350); Clínica Girona: (phone: (972) 204-500) and SM Serveis Mèdics: (phone: (972) 400-004)

 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
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