Can Sora

The porch still contains frescoes of romantic landscapes. The house was built around 1870 when the Cama-Martí family returned from Havana having made their fortune. The interior of the porch retains frescoes representing romantic landscapes of the American colonies. The grille on the door reveals the initials JC, corresponding to Josep Cama Rovira, the house's first owner

Casa Bonaventura Caner Bataller

The architecture of this house is neoclassical in design. It was built in 1866 by Bonaventura Caner Bataller, who was born in Begur and emigrated to Cuba in 1845. On his return he invested some of his fortune in the cork industry. The architectural composition of the house is neoclassical, with stone pillars on the ground floor, continued on the upper floors.

Can Pi

Pere Pi Carreras, together with his younger brother Josep, emigrated to Cuba and opened a grocery store, a business that he combined with imports and exports connected with the cork industry. This house maintains one of the most distinctive features of the "Indies" houses on Carrer Bonaventura Carreras, namely the custom of having a kitchen garden to the south.

Mas Carreras

A majestic house in the "Indies" colonial style. Built in the second half of the 19th century by Josep Carreras Frigola, a trader from Begur who emigrated to Santiago de Cuba in 1831. The house is a majestic example of the purest Indies colonial style, with particularly spacious and curiously decorated bedrooms. There was a 16th-century tower within the property, which was demolished when the house was built.

Casa Térmens

Built in 1869. Its owner, Santiago Mauri Carreras, open a drapery in Santiago de Cuba to supply the Spanish army. The moulding on the ground floor is particularly striking, along with the grooved pillars on the first floor, and the iron railings on the balconies.

Casa Vicenç Ferrer Bataller

A house in the Modernist style. Built around 1887 by the returned colonist Vicenç Ferrer Bataller, who emigrated to Cuba in 1856, where he was involved in the tobacco and flour industries. The ornamentation of the house, the railings and gratings, are Modernist in style, with engravings and designs suggesting natural motifs.

Casa Pere Roger

Purchased in 1859 by Pere Roger i Puig from the returned colonist Josep Carreras Frigola. Pere Roger emigrated to Cuba, where he founded a tobacco factory near Santiago de las Vegas. The interior walls and ceilings preserve drawings and frescoes which are the purest expression of Indies themes and styles, while the porch gives onto a courtyard with frescoes on a maritime theme.

Casa Ramón Silvestre Darder

Built in 1887 by Ramon Silvestre Darder. Ramon and his brothers Josep and Joan emigrated to Cuba between 1835 and 1840. Returned colonists would typically mark their houses with their initials, which can be seen on the lintels of the doors, the gratings and balconies.

Casa Paco Font

Considered to be the last of the houses built in Begur in the Indies style, and dating from the early 20th century. The design was influenced by Modernism, as may be seen in the mosaics decorating the door and window frames. It was owned by Francesc Font, who in 1889 emigrated to Ponce, in Puerto Rico, as a military volunteer.

Casa Pere Cortada Sabater

Pere Cortada was born in 1815, and embarked on his American adventure in the mid-1830s together with his brothers Manuel and Josep. They made for Santiago de las Vegas and Matanzas, where they set up in business. The notable features of this house are the mural paintings providing decoration throughout the upper storey.

Casa del Senyor Puig

Built under the influence of the Indies aesthetic. The house was constructed in 1872 by Sebastià Puig Carreras, who although he did not "do the Americas", was influenced by the Indies aesthetic in the design. The facade is painted with frescoes reproducing an overseas landscape, with blue and ochre colours to the fore.

Casa Josep Pi Carreras

A house in the neoclassical style. Built in 1860 by Josep Pi Carreras. He and his brother Pere opened a grocery store in Havana by the name of La Industrial, as well as a bakery. A gallery with views over the garden may still be seen at the rear of the house.

Casa de Josep Forment

Josep Forment emigrated to Havana in 1845 and built this house in 1860, having returned to Begur with a notable position in society. The balustrade on the balcony reveals the initials JSP, corresponding to Josep Forment Pi. The façade is neoclassical in style, with rectangular blocks on the ground floor, and pillars extending through the two upper floors.

Casa de la Vila

The house was built in 1902, when most of the townsfolk of Begur who had emigrated to the Americas had already returned. Although there is no record that the owner had himself been a colonist, the house contains various features of the Indies aesthetic, such as floral motifs on the doors, and the fresco decorations.

Can Petu (Casa Pere Pont)

En Pere Pont Puig, promotor de la casa, va emigrar a Ponce (Puerto Rico) on es va dedicar al comerç. En retornar a Begur es va fer construir, l’any 1889, una casa senyorial per viure amb la seva esposa Joaquima Carreras i la seva família.