Cap Norfeu

It’s a privilege being able to swim around Cap Norfeu: impressive underwater views, full of caves and rocks shaped like a cat. Cap Norfeu is exceptional, little known and rather difficult if the weather is bad, but spectacular, charming and full of stories of fishermen, pirates and smugglers. Cap Norfeu invokes a sad story too: After the Spanish Civil War a concentration camp was built there. Its prisoners were obliged to build the railway to France. Cap Norfeu is part of the Cap de Creus Natural Park. Anybody interested can follow the crossing from the touristic boat. It’s 5,800m, from Cala Jóncols to Cala Monjoi.


Cala Jóncols – Badia de Montjoi. 5.800 metres.

Alternative in bad weather conditions - 2.000 m

Cap Norfeu video 2010

  • Insurances. All swimmers and all volunteers will have a liability insurance and an insurance against accidents.
  • Briefing. There will be an informative briefing for the swimmers the day before the event, on Saturday October 20th at 7pm at the Roses Port. Neda el Món will also supply information about activities you can do there and about Cap Norfeu and its surroundings.
  • Local activities. If you want to spend the weekend, the organization will supply information about cultural visits, restaurants, excursions to the Cap de Creus Natural Park etc.
  • Wetsuit rental. You can rent a wetsuit at Neda el Món. If you want to collect it the day of the event, click here. If you want us to send it to your home, click here.
  • Parking. All participants can park their car free of charge at the Roses Port, next to where we will take the boat.
  • Transfer. All participants will be transferred by boat from the Roses Port to Cala Jóncols (starting point), and from Cala Montjoi (arrival point) to the Roses Port.
  • Friends and relatives: In case there is enough space on the boat, anybody who would like to join us can do so, and can follow the crossing on the boat. However you must book, sending an e-mail to, stating how many people you are, your names and surnames.
  • Cloakroom service: There will be a cloakroom service for all participants on the same boat.
  • Food and drinks: The organisation will supply food and drinks at specific points during the crossing. All participants will also get food and drinks at the arrival point.
  • Physiotherapy. On arrival a physiotherapy service will be offered by a team of professionals from “El Quinto Meta”.
  • Wetsuit cleaning. While you recover from the effort you can clean and dry your wetsuit at the Cala Montjoi.
  • Showers. All swimmers can have a shower at the Roses Port.
  • Security/medical service. In first place the kayaks will provide security. In case anybody needs to be evacuated, pneumatic boats are available. In addition there will be a medically equipped boat and an ambulance at the arrival.
  • Nursery. Neda el Món will organise a nursery service for the participants. If you are interested you must book sending an e-mail to one week beforehand.
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