Ideas for a big family get-together
Q We had a very successful holiday with three generations of my family (eight people in all) on the northern Costa Brava in L’Escala, which has an excellent pedestrian promenade and town beach, with shops and restaurants within walking distance in town. We stayed in apartments on the seafront. Is there a different coastal destination that would work as well for my family in early September? We would consider going by train, rather than flying.
Rachel Underwood, via email
A About an hour from L’Escala, over the border in France, is postcard-perfect Collioure, the little Catalan port with five beaches, a medieval château and winding pedestrianised lanes lined with artists’ studios — a legacy of its time as a meeting place for Fauvist artists such as Derain…