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Sightseeing in Lloret de Mar - what to see. Complete travel guide

Lloret de Mar Lloret de Mar is one of the largest cities located on the coast of Costa Brava in the Mediterranean region. This city carefully keeps its thousand year history. It took really much time for this place to turn from a simple fishing settlement into a popular resort which is particularly popular among young people. The climatic and geographic location of Lloret del Mar traditionally attracts many tourists from all over the world. This city is a neighbor to such major cities of Spain as Barcelona and Girona. Lloret del Mar also borders with France. The mild climate and unique location of the city (it is protected from northern winds) enable magnificent rest on not very wide, but cozy and comfortable beaches. Outdoor enthusiasts and active rest fans will find in Lloret del Mar wide choice of services including fishing, scuba diving, and offices where they can rent equipment for water sports.
Among the numerous restaurants of the holiday resort there are gastronomic establishments of various cuisines. Travelers give preference to Orient Express among other popular restaurants. … Open
This town is famous for its traditional Catalan, Mediterranean and European cuisine. You can try and make your opinion concerning the local food in numerous hospitable restaurants, cafes and bars of Lloret del Mar. Nightlife, which is particularly popular among young people, will amaze you by numerous clubs and discos that organize various entertainment performances and laser shows.
Lloret del Mar has managed to keep its unique atmosphere as well as historic sites and traditions, so this place is truly loved by travellers. Visitors can participate in several year-round festivals and celebrations, the majority of which traditionally take place on main streets of the city under the open sky. Another peculiarity of the city is the ancient tradition of wedding ceremony. The tradition takes its routes in the time when Lloret del Mar has been yet a small fishing village. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Lloret de Mar is an amazing city with many beautiful traditions and friendly people. It captivates tourists not only with attractions but also with a special atmosphere. Throughout the year, … Open
The world famous resort is famous for its amazing sights. Its symbol is the ancient castle of Sant Joan. It was built in the 11th century to protect the coast from pirates and conquerors. The fortress was used for its intended purpose until the 18th century. Despite the fact that the castle has undergone many battles, it has been perfectly preserved to the present day. It is located on a beautiful rocky cliff, from which a wonderful view of the coast opens.
Another interesting attraction is a sculpture called “Dona Marinera”, whose opening took place in 1966. This sculpture depicts a woman with a raised hand, which symbolizes the sailor's wife who sees her husband off to sail. This sculpture is also located on a hill. Next to it is an excellent observation deck.
Lloret De mar is a picturesque and marvelous holiday resort of the Costa Brava which boasts perfect beaches, a variety of entertaining centers and sights. The city has preserved religious … Open
The Modernist Cemetery of Lloret de Mar represents great value from an architectural and historical point of view. On its territory are the tombs of many famous figures of the city and famous sailors. They are decorated with interesting sculptural compositions. The cemetery is very peaceful, and the depressing atmosphere typical of many cemeteries in the world is alien to it.
Lloret de Mar Fans of unusual attractions should visit the Cat Museum. It is located on the central promenade, not far from the City Hall. The opening of this museum was held recently, in 2002. Its founders are a married couple of Russian immigrants. In the small private museum is a very diverse collection of things and accessories in one way or another, related to cats. The museum's collection is constantly updated with new interesting exhibits - beautiful paintings and postcards, soft toys and figurines, home decorations and jewelry.
Worldly recognized holiday resort attracts beach rest admirers from all over the world. The most popular beach is considered to be Lloret as it is perfectly equipped for comfortable and … Open
For lovers of walks in beautiful natural places, it is worth taking a stroll in the Santa Clotilde Garden. It is located in the prestigious ​​Fenals district, close to the beach with the same name. It is difficult to find a garden equal to it in beauty. It is decorated with many spectacular landscapes, huge flower gardens and majestic trees. Among this natural splendor are beautiful fountains and sculptures. The garden is quite large. It is not difficult to find a place for a secluded holiday on its territory.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Lloret de Mar
♥   Castle 'Castle of Sant Joan de Blanes' Girona, 4.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Montpalau' Catalonia, 15.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Santa Florentina' Catalonia, 25.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Montsoriu' Girona, 27.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle-palace of la Bisbal' Girona, 34.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Lloret de Mar
♥   Cave 'Cova del Cavall' , 23.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Zona Volcànica de la Garrotxa' , 60.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Aiguamolls de l`Empordà' , 61.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cave 'El Forat' , 65.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Serra de Collserola' , 68.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Lloret de Mar from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Fuente magica de Montjuic

From the series “The Most Spectacular Fountains in the World”
The 3 620 beams of the fountain form three circles of different diameters. They swing in the rhythm of the music and fall to the ground with the pleasant noise. Every second, 2 600 liters of water are pumped through the fountain mechanisms, which ensures the impressive dynamism. Every year around 2.5 million people come to visit the unique sights of Barcelona. Remarkable that the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc works all year round. Light music shows are held here several times a week and last from one and a half to two hours, during which the rest can enjoy the classical music, the magical light effects and the harmony of the water element. … Read further

Vila De Gracia

From the series “Top 13 Most Fantastic and Colorful Streets and Quarters”
In recent years, the celebration has acquired a distinct environmental focus. Only recycled secondary materials are used for street decoration of  Villa de Gracia. The process turned into a real competition, and literally any team can participate there. Each group presents an installation to the audience and the jury. The winner is selected on the last day. Those who are going to visit Barcelona in August should definitely walk along this fabulous street that is one of the brightest and most unusual in the world. … Read further

Waterfront in Barcelona

From the series “The Most Beautiful Waterfronts and Embankments”
Near the embankment there is a huge shopping mall "Maremagnum". There you will find not only shops but also cafes. The Columb's Column is one more significant place at the embankment. Next to it the wharf has placed. There you can see several yachts. If you want, you can go with the captains to the open sea. Those, who will be with children, have to visit the Barcelona's Aquarium. It is one of the most beautiful and outstanding in Europe. … Read further
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