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The Girona Region.
We looked all around the world for the perfect location and we are sure we have found it. The Province of Girona is in Catalonia, in the north east of Spain. This means there is year round sunshine with very few rainy days. In fact, if it does rain it is usually in the late afternoon, when the outdoor activities for the day are usually completed.
Mas Pelegri is set in the midst of the beautiful Catalan countryside, with views of the Pyrenees and the Volcanic National Park. The scenery is fantastic, this is an area of exceptional natural beauty, where 60% of the land is still forested. Around every corner you seem to come across another stunning vista. The famous coves and beaches of the Costa Brava are only 40 minutes drive away, with Barcelona only just over 1 hours drive to the south, the French border with access to French Catalunya only 45 mins drive north and the ski resorts of the Pyrenees from only 1 hour away. Airport access is very easy with Girona only 25 mins, Perpignan 45 mins and Barcelona airport 1 hour 30 mins drive away.
As well as having beautifully warm weather, this area has an immense wealth of history, from the prehistoric caves at Serinya, to the ancient Greek and Roman cities preserved at Empuries, to the 10th century monasteries, churches and castles that litter the region. This area is famous for being Dalí's homeland, with his castle at Pubol, his Museu Teatre in Figueres and the Casa Museu Dalí, in Port Lligat, near Cadaqués. In Barcelona you can also experience the architecture of Gaudí and the works of Picasso and Miro, who all made Barcelona their home for many years. Girona itself has a wealth of architecture and artistic viewings, with its Cathedral, Romanesque churches, ancient bath house and museums. While medieval Besalú has its magnificent 11th-century bridge. Every town in this region has something to offer the visitor. In fact the Girona province is such an exceptional area, we feel that words just do not do it justice. It is definitely a jewel that should not be missed.
This area has fantastic sporting possibilities. From the cycling and mountain biking point of view, there are the fantastic network of good quality quiet roads and a myriad of off-road trails, which wind across the Mediterranean lowlands, then up through the wonderful volcanoes of the Garrrotxa, before finally reaching the Pyrenees. So it is of no surprise that many of the words best road cyclists and mountain bikers make this area their home.
There are amazing off road trails from the door at Hotel Mas Pelegri for hiking, horse riding trail running and biking. There are stunning open water swimming opportunities including the pristine aquifer fed lake of Banyoles, the refreshing mountain rock pools and the beautiful coves of the Med. There is also a beautiful golf course only 15 mins drive away. Please see our activities page for all the activities on offer.
Hotel Mas Pelegri, Serinyà, 17852 Spain. Tel: +34 697 415 018, or +1 (760) 456 5492, info@MasPelegri.com