Costa Brava is a coastal region of northeastern Spain, consisting of Alt Empordà, Baix Empordà and Selva, in the province of Girona. The Costa Brava stretches from Blanes, 60 km (37 mi) northeast of Barcelona, to the French border.
Open Water Swimming
It is the site of the 13 km long Vías Bravas, designated open water swimming courses for the public. It is also the location of the Swim the Costa Brava, part of the PROSwim Challenge, the first European championship open water swimming conducted in stages organised by Culture Sport.
PROSwim Challenge 2013
The 2013 PROSwim Challenge comprises of 2 competitions over 2 consecutive weeks and in different locations in the Mediterranean waters.
PROSwim Challenge 2014
The 2014 PROSwim Challenge comprises of 3 competitions over 3 consecutive weeks and in different locations in the Mediterranean waters.
Stage 1 - ￼Swim The Costa Brava in September 2014 in L’Escala, Spain.
Stage 2 - Swim the Green Island in September 2014 in La Ciotat, France.
Stage 3 - Swim the Island in October 2014 in Bergeggi, Italy.