Agulló, a Catalan writer
and journalist was who first had the idea
of naming the coast of Girona as Costa
Brava while he was admiring the
idyllic views from Sant Elm’s
hermitage, in Sant Feliu de Guíxols.
to Horitzó, the portal of the Costa Brava
have the pleasure to show you one of the
most privileged zones in our country: fantastic
landscapes, nice weather and a high quantity
of services to assure you an unforgettable
stay. Here you will find all you need to
know before visiting us: the most idyllic
places, the touristic ones, what to do,
where to go… Updated information and
the best companies.
invite you to visit the center of the Costa
name Costa Brava referring
to the coast of Girona first appeared on
12th September 1908. It was published in La Veu de Catalunya paper.
longer could its creator, Ferran
Agulló, imagine that this
part of the Mediterranean coast would vertiginously
grow and become an international tourist
center and the place chosen by high public
figures (politicians, show people…)
or even used as a set for cinema productions.