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Boat trip on the Empuriabrava canals

Boat trip on the Empuriabrava canals.
Not far from the city of Roses, on the shores of the bay of the same name, is our Spanish Venice – the man-made city of Empuriabrava, built in the 60s-70s of the XX century. The canals here are interspersed with ordinary streets, so that every house has an exit to the street and an exit to the canal. You drive up to the house, drive into the garage, walk through the house, board a motor yacht – and go out into the sea!
In addition to yachting enthusiasts, the city is extremely popular with athletes who need wind (surfers, paragliders and other lovers of extreme sports). And do not forget about parachutists – in addition to the runway for small aircraft, there is also a wind tunnel in the city!
We are family people, we have enough adrenaline in our everyday life, so we boarded a boat and went for a slow glide along the canals. In Empuriabrava, you can rent a small boat equipped with an electric or gasoline engine to take a circular ride along the city’s canals. To do this, you do not even need to have a permission to drive a motor boat. After a short briefing, we raise the anchor and hit the road!
We invite you to take a virtual ride along Empuriabrava and see how it looks from the water.

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Эмпуриабрава EmpuriabravaFor our excursion we rented an electric boat from Los Barkitos, probably because of the bright colors of their boats😃.
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Эмпуриабрава EmpuriabravaExtreme care must be taken – the traffic on the canals is like in a big metropolis during rush hour. Moreover, light-engine planes are constantly patrolling overhead and dropping groups of paratroopers on the heads of unsuspecting tourists.
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Эмпуриабрава EmpuriabravaYou can’t see that from the car. All kinds of boats and yachts are parked along the houses on the canals.
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Эмпуриабрава EmpuriabravaAs with any prestigious resort, Empuriabrava has properties for sale. If you are interested – please contact us at M2 Lux.
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Эмпуриабрава EmpuriabravaBoats and yachts are moored on the water surface of numerous side channels, among Mediterranean pines and palm trees, peacefully awaiting their captains. Truly, a paradise!
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Эмпуриабрава EmpuriabravaIt is immediately clear where the owners of this house are now – somewhere in the sea😊.
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Wondering how to get to the bakery in Empuriabrava faster, by car or by jet ski? Black and white dots in the photo are another parachute jumpers.
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What views! It is understandable why real estate in Empuriabrava is so popular among overseas buyers!
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Riding a boat along the Empuriabrava canals, you understand that your yacht should be right next to your house, and not in a distant yacht club. Finished breakfast, got on a yacht – and into the sea, ride with the breeze, fishing, diving. And yes, even to the bakery!
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Some houses have no fences at all! The main thing here is not to confuse where you are going after a good party with friends in the fresh air!
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Among the houses there are interesting examples of architecture, for example, like this house with some kind of drilling tools sticking out of the roof. Perhaps it was built by some oilmen from Texas, or, perhaps, from Siberia.
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The classic Mediterranean style is still more popular when building houses in Empuriabrava.
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Each house, even if squeezed from all sides by other houses, has its own pier!
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Around the middle of the route, away from the sea, there is a small artificial lake Llac Sant Maurici. On its shore there are more “budgetary” houses – apartment buildings and townhouses.
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But everyone has a berth for his yacht!
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We set off on the return journey towards the sea.
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A special chic – a covered pier with a separate entrance!
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We hope you enjoyed our virtual trip very much. To get more detailed information for planning a route and see more photos of Empuriabrava, please follow the link in our blog. Please contact us if you need help organizing an excursion to this wonderful city on the water.