Summer activities in L’Escala

L’Escala or La Escala is a municipality belonging to the region of Alto Ampurdán, in Girona, Catalonia. The ruins of the Greco-Roman city Ampurias there are in this region. Its toponym comes from the Latin Scala, which is commonly used to refer to ports or docks to shelter boats. There is an endless list of summer activities to do in L’Escala.

Activities to do during our summer holidays in L’Escala

In this region there is the opportunity to enroll the small ones in summer camps. There you will enjoy various fun activities from 9:00 to 13:00. Among the activities to do there are water sports such as sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, paddle surfing. They can also go on skibus while interacting with the marine environment through workshops, games and lots of fun. Meanwhile, parents can enjoy a moment of solitude and tranquility to perform many other activities.

Among the summer activities to do in L’Escala, there are the excursions to the Medas Islands. This activity is usually performed on Sundays and Wednesdays from 11:00 to 13:00. The excursion is carried aboard the underwater catamaran ATLANTIDA III, where we can observe, besides the islands, the seabed, which we can also observe during scuba diving and decide to hire some of its specialized activities in the different information points.

Another summer activities to do in L’Escala is to visit Cala Montgó, a quiet and paradisiacal low tide beach located in the south of the region. The distance from L’Escala to the Cala Montgó is quite long, so in summer you can travel the route in a tourist train called “the Carrilet”. This beautiful place is hidden behind a small rocky bay, another of its attractions is its fine sand and the residences of white walls located in the surroundings of this beach that is one of the busiest during the summer.

In L’Escala during the summer, in addition, you can practice sports like hiking, mountain biking and cycle tourism among other nautical activities. This offers the opportunity to know the area in a different way, to take advantage of the landscape, to enjoy it and to know with calm all the corners and emblematic places that we can find.


You can also enjoy the excursions in the vicinity of the coast, as the bay is a very pleasant place to spend family days. Touring the area to know it, whether by bicycle, on foot or on guided sea excursions, on sailboat routes, and other available means, is a great distraction. During the planned tour of the excursion you can also enjoy some time to practice snorkeling and other activities of your liking.

This small seaside town, will delight the most fans of adventure sports, maritime, family activities and above all, lovers of gastronomy and nature.

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