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LOOK INTO THE ART AND CULTURE OF EMPORDÀ THROUGH ITS CHARACTERS

Aigua de Vilajuïga

GOURMET EXCELLENCE RETURNS

In the foothills of the Cap de Creus, the village of Vilajuïga has been proudly guarding its sought after water for more than 100 years. Vilajuïga’s naturally sparkling water is one of the best in the world.


The Eleven House

INVITES YOU TO ENJOY YOUR OWN COMPANY

By Azucena Moya Photo Mauricio Fuertes

Interior designer Susanna Cots has been creating spaces for over 18 years, with offices in Begur and Hong Kong. She mainly works with emotion arising from detail—light and colour, texture, aroma… A range of what she calls ‘invisible elements’ that create peaceful and welcoming spaces.

Bangolo

TRADITION AND SUSTAINABILITY ADAPTED TO ARCHITECTURE OF THE 21st CENTURY

By Azucena Moya Photo Javi Almar

"If you tell me an indigenous architect, you are flattering me." The indigenous mason is the one that works with the vernacular architecture. We are increasingly aware of the ecological, social and health problems that lead to the current productive system and we are inclined towards tradition.

Max Rutgers

«WOOD AS A CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL TO RECOVER THE TRADITION AND PRIDE OF THE ARTISAN»

By Azucena Moya Photo Andrea Ferrés

Max Madera is the corporate name of the company that Max Rutgers and his team have established in the Empordà.

La Gastronòmica

«A WAY OF LOVING AND LIVING THE LAND»

By Azucena Moya Photo Javi Almar

With wine and gastronomy as their central theme, ‘La Gastronòmica’ offers an exciting and delightfully diverse experience of the Empordà. Their ‘raison d’etre’ is to welcome visitors to Catalonia with participatory experiences rooted in the land itself, through some of the Emporda’s extraordinary products.

Sa Garrofa

IT INVITES US TO ENJOY, TAKE CARE AND SHARE LIFE

By Azucena Moya Photo Javier Almar

In a beautiful location just beyond the town of Begur, surrounded by  forests and right by the sea, Sa Garrofa is a fascinating space offering activities and courses focusing on body and mind, work in the urban gardens and a restaurant with chill out rooms and terraces.

La Brava Beer

INSPIRED BY THE COSTA BRAVA

By [ut] Photo Consuelo Bautista

Over 2 years ago a group of entrepreneurs from different professional fields decided to live a dream. Spotting a market niche in the world of beer, half way between industrial production and local artisanal beers, inspired by the Costa Brava and following their own recipes based on Pielsen style they added a secret ingredient — the key to every successful formula.

INSPIRATION, WORK AND PASSION…


EmpordAigua

A COMPROMISE MARK WITH THE TERRITORY

By Azucena Moya Photo Andrea Ferrés

"The spirit that is lived in the Empordà propitiates doing innovative and quality things"

Projectes d’aigua

DESIGN OF NATURAL WATER POOLS IN THE TERRITORY

By [ut] Photo Projectes d’aigua

The biologically-treated pools get clear, lively, high-oxygen-rich, healthy water where you can bathe free of chemicals.