A beach resort for grown-ups

The Costa Brava town of Tossa de Mar offers plenty of history, great food and a warm welcome

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
23rd September, 2018
The town of Tossa de Mar on the Costa Brava: long days on the beach, seafood lunches and great wine are the order of the day here

I’d been curious about whether I’d see one since my first morning in Tossa de Mar. But it wasn’t until a week into my holiday that I finally spotted a Spanish flag, albeit one that was flying, almost sheepishly, from the balcony of a third-floor apartment.

I was in Spain, but I was really in Catalonia. The red and yellow Catalan flag was everywhere, as were posters calling for...

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