Calella, the Tourist Capital of the Costa del Maresme
Calella, the tourist capital of the Costa del Maresme, is one of the most important destinations in Barcelona province.Town with has many terraces, restaurants and lively nightlife, along with its beaches, offer an attractive bid to the traveler. The town of Calella extends over three kilometers between the golden sandy beaches of the Mediterranean and the foothills of Montenegre.
This unique location makes it a prime coastal destination, awarded on numerous occasions with the European quality label Blue Flag. Water sports and outdoor activities are possible here, thanks to good weather throughout the year and the excellent conditions to enjoy the sport activities.Terraces and seaside restaurants offer a wide choice of the best dishes of Catalan cuisine.
The city offers a variety of tourist activities, including visits to historic sites like the House of Salvador (XIV ), the House Sivilla (XVI ) and the chapel of San Quirze and Santa Julita . The old Llobet – Guri Factory and Municipal Market are other important monuments that travelers should not miss. Meanwhile, Dalmau Park is a pleasant spot to relax and enjoy another perspective of the city.
Numerous streets invite you to have a stroll, and the promenade shows Callela Mediterranean promenade and leads the visitor to the lighthouse area. This marine construction which has become the symbol of the city, stands on a promontory overlooking the entire coastal profile. Also, near here, you can admire ancient towers designed for optical telegraphy, which in the past looked over the coast.
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