Palamós is a town and municipality in the Mediterranean Costa Brava, located in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. It is situated at the northern end of a large bay, which is popular for swimming, sailing and windsurfing.
The town is a major port with one of the last remaining fishing fleets on this part of the Mediterranean coast. It is famous for the locally caught prawns. The town's nightlife however, is focused on the old port which is surrounded by bars and restaurants.
Things to See & Do
* Plaza Murada and the Plaza de El Pedró
* Gran Playa, the Playa de la Fosca or the Playa del Castell - beaches
* Cala Margarida, Cala S´Alguer or Cala Canyers – coves suitable for diving
* Historical old town
* Marina area
Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – Spanish
Land Area – 13.89 km²
Population – 18,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 34
Port Location – The Port of Palamos is located at the town centre.
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