Peratallada Travel Guide

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    Iglesia de Sant Esteve

    by jorgejuansanchez Written Apr 6, 2015

    Iglesia de Sant Esteve de Peratallada, (Church), was stablished at the beginning of the XIII century.
    It is located outside of the walled town.

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    What traveller will find in Peratallada

    by LanaFromRiga Updated Sep 12, 2005

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    In Peratallada we can find, in the most unexpected spots, comfortable bars and restaurants, hotels, antique shops, artisan workshops, art galleries and that pleasant and cosy atmosphere which is everywhere and captivates the visitor from the first moment he sets foot its streets.

    Paella
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    One of the great attractions of...

    by LanaFromRiga Updated Sep 12, 2005

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    One of the great attractions of Peratallada lies in having preserved its rural character, faithfully keeping its architectural and urbanistic origins and, at the same time, offering the visitor an attractive selection of artisan work and gastronomy which, with supreme quality, emanates from the deepest roots which have given this unique character to L’Emporda.

    Arches
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Peratallada Restaurants

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    -: The restaurant with great traditions

    by LanaFromRiga Updated Sep 12, 2005

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    Unfortunately I forgot its title, but this restaurant is in the centre of Peratallada, not far from the Placa Major. The tastiest paella with fish I ate there.

    Favorite Dish: Don’t miss to try traditional Catalonian white bred with tomatoes.

    Lana and Andrei eating paella
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Peratallada Shopping

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    Small shops everywhere in Peratallada: Ceramics

    by LanaFromRiga Updated Sep 12, 2005

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    As in many small towns in Peratallada you will find small shops with a huge numerous of ceramics. Just go inside and choose what you like the best. So many variants of decorative dishes!

    What to buy: I advice you to buy ceramics as decorative elements for your house or flat.

    What to pay: Prices started from 3 EUR per a small ceramical pot.

    Inside one of shops
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Peratallada Off The Beaten Path

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    Placa Major-the market place

    by LanaFromRiga Updated Sep 12, 2005

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    In the main square (Placa Major) of Peratallada is a marketplace since ancient times. Nowadays it is possible to buy or sell goods every weekend. Local people from Pals and nearest towns go there at 16.00 and market starts.

    Preparing for market
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    beautiful rural village

    by nikduserm Written Aug 24, 2008

    Favorite thing: Peratallada is a rural village part of the municipality of Forallac, in the county of Baix Empordà, in the inland of the Costa Brava.
    Its name origin is from pedra tallada, meaning in old Catalan 'carved stone'. Most of the buildings are built from stone carved from the moat which still encircles the north and west parts of this fortified medieval village. The Castle of Peratallada is the main structure in the center of the town, with its highest point, the Homage tower. The castle has been documented as early as 1065 AD and it was restored as a luxury hotel in the 1960s. Nowadays the castle, privately-own, is closed.
    The 13th century Romanesque church dedicated to Sant Esteve (Saint Stephen) is outside the fortified walls.
    Peratallada is known for its old stone buildings and rutted stone streets and passageways and its numerous restaurants.
    There is a medieval festival in the fall, the first weekend of October.
    The village is worth a visit. Avoid August, Easter and 11th September weekends if you don't like crowds and note than in January, part bof February most restaurants are closed.
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