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Begur to Barcelona? House rental Girona or Begur?

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Begur to Barcelona? House rental Girona or Begur?

Two questions:

1.Is there train service from Begur to Barcelona?

2. We are two families traveling from Paris with two toddlers and a 5 year old. Flying into Girona. Renting a house - should we stay in Begur or Girona. Want to take day trips into Barcelona. Found homes in both places, but want to make it as easy as possible on us! Thanks for the advice!

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1. Re: Begur to Barcelona? House rental Girona or Begur?

Hi,

there is no railway on the Costa rava

/north of Blanes/

Girona is worth visiting itself, and it is easier as it comes to day trips into Barcelona.

May be you could divide your holidays between the city /G.+Bcn

and seaside /Begur?

pls search the forum

also for Figueres/ Dali Museum

A.

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2. Re: Begur to Barcelona? House rental Girona or Begur?

Thank you so much -- that answers our question! We are staying for a full week and don't want to move the babies -- so we'll train it into Barcelona from Girona. Merci Beaucoup!

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3. Re: Begur to Barcelona? House rental Girona or Begur?

Personally I would stay in Begur if you intend to hire a car. The railway station at Flaca is only about 30 minutes away with trains to Barcelona.

Girona is under an hour away by car.

Begur is a lovely small Spanish town, full of character and with plenty of restaurants. There are many beaches within 15 minutes all with safe bathing for young children and in stunning settings.

There are lots of houses available to rent on www.ownersdirect.co.uk, our favourite for a large party is Villa Begur. It also has its own web site.

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4. Re: Begur to Barcelona? House rental Girona or Begur?

We spend a week in an apartment on the beach at Pals every summer (www.apartamentsgolf.com) which is very popular with families esp. Catalan, French and Dutch. Pals has a long sandy beach which never gets crowded and you literaly walk out of the gardens of the apartment complex and you are at the beach. Away from main public car-parket at Pals beach so it's almost like a private beach.

Begur wd involve a drive down and that area is mainly small coves. The apartments (small complex, photos on website has separate pool for babies and also a few swings, a slide on grassy area.

As mentioned before, Flaça station is under 30 min drive (prob. more like 20 in normal traffic and is on same train line as Figueres-Girona-BCN.

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5. Re: Begur to Barcelona? House rental Girona or Begur?

That'd be 20 mins from Pals (not Begur). Interhome.com also has lots of places in Begur, if that's what you opt for.

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6. Re: Begur to Barcelona? House rental Girona or Begur?

Hi,

I am an English lady living in Begur. I would definitely say stay in Begur, it's stunningly beautiful! If you have a car you can take a 1/2 hour drive to Flaca railway station and take a train right into the centre of Barcelona...easy! Girona is 1 hours drive, as is Figueres for the Dali museum. In peak season there is a bus from the town of Begur to the beautiful Sa Riera beach (5 mins). There are some lovely small hotels in the town, or many private villa to rent within walking distance of the same beach. Take a look at www.lapinedabegur.com for a villa 10 mins walk to the beach. Good luck!

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7. Re: Begur to Barcelona? House rental Girona or Begur?

Hi,

1.There is no train service to Barca from Begur but there is a great bus service which gives you a much better view/journey through the countryside.

The nearest train station is Flaca which is about 20 minutes away.

2.For a family holiday Begur wins hands down. It is a coastal location so ideal for access to the many small beaches which are all really children friendly. Also there are lots of facilities and entertainment (free) provided by the local council right the way through the summer. There are buses on the hour from Begur to both Aigua Blava (the nicest of all the beaches) from the village.

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8. Re: Begur to Barcelona? House rental Girona or Begur?

My husband and I will be visiting Barcelona in September. We would prefer not to rent a car and plan to take the bus or train to Girona. Begur sounds like a fascinating town to visit. Is there a bus from Girona to Begur? Once in Begur, would you recommend going back to Girona to return to BCN or is it possible to go by bus from Begur to BCN?

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9. Re: Begur to Barcelona? House rental Girona or Begur?

Hi,

Yes there is a bus from Girona to Begur, but I'm pretty sure there is only one a day which arrives in Begur around 6:30pm. Where you get off the bus is the same place you can take a bus to Barcelona, early in the morning, again, I believe, only one a day.

Have a look at www.sarfa.com

Denise

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