About us

[ut] Essencial Empordà Guia

Based in Ventalló and with 20 years of history, [ut] is the reference guide of the Empordà and promotes its values, its culture, respect for the territory and a conscious and quality tourism.

At the head of the project you will find Emma Aixalà and Andrea Ferrés who, together with some twenty collaborators, make the print and online magazine possible.

[ut] Essential Empordà Guide is the cultural magazine and creative tourism guide in Empordà. A free, collectible publication that is available year-round.

[ut] is also the best online portal for establishments and services in the Empordà: The community or family [ut] is growing day by day through the @utemporda networks and word of mouth.

The printed magazine offers interesting reports, interviews, excursions and an orderly guide with the best cultural, gastronomic, tourist and leisure offer of the whole Empordà, the [ut] invites the reader to (re) discover and value the culture and experience in the territory.

It is published annually in an elegant format and careful design: 20,000 copies printed, in high quality (and sustainable) paper, on the plain and with a distribution designed to reach our target audience, a visitor with culture and purchasing power; 200,000 influential readers!

It can be found in more than 300 selected points throughout the Empordà, Girona and Barcelona. 4- and 5-star hotels, charming accommodations, select restaurants, museums and art galleries, yacht clubs, golf courses, wineries, decor showrooms, fashion shops and other attractions. We are also in all the tourist offices and airports, for which the guide is an essential tool for your work for the tourist. [ut] is also a digital edition through the Issuu platform ( and the online portal, designed so that they can easily find you from your mobile! You will also find us active on the networks, @utemporda, with a large online community [ut] lover!

In the printed publication we offer different spaces both in the first pages of the Magazine (preferred page, report ...) and in each section of our Selection Guide (page, 1/2 page, 1/6 page). We also offer digital support through our @utemporda networks and the Empordà online portal: