L'Escala is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Empordà in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the Costa Brava, located between the southern end of the Gulf of Roses and Cala (bay) Montgó. It is an important fishing port and tourist centre, and has a festival dedicated to its famous anchovies. The GE-513 road runs inland from the town.
The Alfolí de la Sal, also known as the Pòsit Vell, is a seventeenth century warehouse formerly used to store the salt necessary to preserve fish landed at the port: it is now a protected historic-artistic monument. The ruins of Empúries are located on the territory of the municipality, with Phoenician and Roman remains dating from 580 BC.
L'Escala is the village of Víctor Català (pseudonym of Caterina Albert, 1869-1966) a famous novel writer
Hotels in L'Escala
L'Escala, Alt Empordà, Girona
Hotel Molí de L’Escala is housed in a former flour mill with over 23 centuries of history, that has been completely renovated. Its stones bring to mind the Greco-Roman past of Empúries with the Heraklion Way, the first main means of communication, crossing through the building. It also preserves some features from the 12th, 17th and 19th centuries.
Firmly established as one of the best restaurants in the Empordà region, the Molí de L’Escala has now become a gastronomic hotel, ideal for enjoying the environment and its great cuisine. It has five new rooms, which have been equipped with modern, functional fittings and features for your comfort.
Hotel Molí de L’Escala has five new rooms: two suites, two luxury double rooms and one family room with a mezzanine. All the rooms have been refurbished respecting the structure of the building and are large, diaphanous areas for an enjoyable stay.