We have quite a few houses available for rent in the Figueres región and and we are often asked by clients where are the best places to do their shopping. Below is a Google map where a number of supermarkets are highlighted. Bascara also has a couple of small supermarkets and a good quality butchers and all are open on Sunday mornings when there is a small market in Bascara.
Travelling between Figueres and Girona to Barcelona is now much easier and quicker thanks to the new AVE high speed train line. Opened in early 2013 the travelling time between Figueres and Barcelona is around 52 minutes and 38 minutes between Girona and Barcelona. The cost of a return ticket is around 25€ from Girona and around 32€ from Figueres. Here is the timetable of high speed trains between Figueres and Barcelona and Girona and Barcelona.