PLACES OF INTEREST
CAN MIQUELET is located in the Municipal of Vilademuls, halfway between three beautiful Comarcas (counties) de Catalunya: el Plà de L'Estany, L'Empordà and el Gironés.
This privileged location enables visitors to do several beautiful sightseeing tours in the surroundings. Here we show you some nearby sights and attractions:
Our house is located just 15 km from Girona. A a city on a human scale but with
the attractiveness of bigger cities and with a wonderful historic centre.
In Porqueres you will find an open air park with more than 100 erotic sculptures, stretching for 6 hectares of Mediterranean forest. The sculptures are works of
the self-taught sculptor Xicu Cabanyes Collell.
Castellfollit is a small village with around a thousand
inhabitants but with a land area of less than 1 km2. The village is bordered by the confluence of the Fluvià and Toronell rivers with a spectacular basalt cliff rising up in
the centre. The outline of the church and hanging houses atop the cliff, bordering the precipice, has become one of the most photographed and painted images of Catalonia.
The ancient Greeks settled here and later the Romans too. Not only for strategical reasons but also because of the inquestionable beauty of the place.
The theater/museum of Dalí world's largest surrealist object. It occupies the building of the former Figueres theatre, a 19th
century construction which was destroyed at the end of the Spanish Civil War. On its ruins, Dalí decided to create his museum. You will find this beautiful museum in Figueres, at 20 km of Can
The city of Banyoles is the capital of the county of Pla
de l’Estany and has the biggest lake of Catalunya. It is a county with a wealth of natural beauty and it offers an unique environmental beauty. It is a perfect place for walking
or for simply relaxing and taking in the breathtaking surroundings.
Also worth a visit is Besalú in the county of la Garrotxa.
Like its origin indicates, Bisuldunum was a fortress between two rivers: the Fluviá in the south and the Capellades in the north. Our holiday farm house is located in the heart between
three counties: Alt Empordà, Pla de l'Estany y Garrotxa. Enjoy the possibilities that come with this unique location
The Sanctuary of the Mare de Déu de Cura
(Mother of God of Cura) was constructed in the 14th century, over the structure of a former medieval castle. It still preserves a
great popular devotion. The room where Mossen Cinto Verdaguer resided, is still conserved inside the sanctuary. In this room he wrote one of his master pieces: El
It is the second Catalan wetland in importance, and one of the best-known and most emblematic natural áreas of the conservation in Catalunya. The possibility to
observe very exceptional fauna (otters, bucks, swamphens bitterns, etc.) togheter with good infrastructures and recreative activities, lead thousands of people to
visit this unique place throughout the year.
Located in the Costa Brava in the county of Alt Empordà, between Torroella de Montgrí and Sant Pere Pescador.In the 16th century it was a small fishing port, dependent on the nearby town of Empúries. In the year 1766 it became independent
from Empúries. Nowadays, the village is famous because of the anchovy fishing. Its main tourist attraction is located at 2 km out of town; the Greek-Roman ruines of Empúries. These are among the most
important of the country
Cadaqués is located on the eastern side of
the Peninsula of Cabo de Creus, in the county of l’Alt Empordà. The fact that Cadaqués is located in the middle of rocky massifs that are in contact with the sea, caused the almost complete isolation
of the village from the rest of the continent during centuries. Untill the end of the 19th century the only exit was the sea. Cadaqués was the location of choice for many artists and intellectuals to spend shorter or longer, peaceful stays. These artists
and intellectuals gave the place a great prestige and rename, especially in painting circles and visual artists.
The Portlligat Museum-Housse was Salvador Dali's only fixed abode, the place in whtch hi normally lived and worked up till 1982, when upon Gala's death, he took up
residence at Púbol Castel