OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide
Lloret de Mar

Colors of Lloret de Mar - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Lloret de Mar coastline 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, locals hold a lot of interesting holidays and festivals dedicated to national traditions. The picturesque town is a frequent venue for the International Folklore Festival, which is attended by dance groups and artists from many countries. Festival guests can enjoy beautiful musical performances, art and craft exhibitions, as well as fascinating workshops and gastronomic entertainment. A mandatory attribute of such celebrations is fiery flamenco shows. Everyone can learn the traditional Spanish dance under the guidance of choreographers.
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
One of the main celebrations in the city’s calendar is the Fiesta Patronal dedicated to the patron saint Santa Cristina. The three-day event is usually held in late July. Solemn processions take place in a chapel named after the saint, and the main entertainment action is arranged in the central square. It is here that dancers perform the traditional dance “les almorratxes”, which has become an integral symbol of the holiday.
Applicants for the performance of the dance are selected throughout the whole year. Only the best local dancers of both sexes take part in the show. The dance itself was first performed in the Middle Ages and is now an important symbol of national culture. On the last day of the holiday, the traditional regatta S'Amorra Amorra is held on the beach of Santa Cristina. The history of the event has its roots in the 19th century. At that time, regattas were held on ordinary fishing boats, and now the most beautiful and diverse vessels are selected especially for them. For Lloret de Mar residents, the Fiesta Patronal is one of the main events of the year, so preparations for it take months. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. Descriptions of many local hotels contain the information on the distance to the popular beaches. It should be taken in consideration that the straight distance is indicated. The holiday … Open
Fans of such celebrations would probably be interested in visiting the city at the height of spring when the traditional April Festival is held here. It is dedicated to the most important areas of national culture, both traditional and modern. During the festival, the best flamenco groups and streets artists perform for the audience, craft exhibitions, fairs, carnival processions are held. The festival is participated by modern musicians and DJs so the music does not stop on the main beaches and squares until late at night.
Residents of Lloret de Mar are big admirers of legends and historical traditions, and everyone is invited to get into this part of the local culture. Each and every monument has an interesting story to tell, a great example is the Dona Marinera Statue. This monument located near the coast is dedicated to local fishermen's wives who are always excitedly waiting for their husbands from the sea. Locals believe that this beautiful sculpture helps to find the right answers to the most important and difficult questions, as well as find the best way to achieve the goals. To get help, just touch the monument's foot and look at the sea, thinking about your innermost wish.
Another unusual monument is the Canaletes Fountain - an exact copy of the famous fountain located in Barcelona. This one was installed in Lloret de Mare in 1968, and now it is one of the favorite meeting spots for lovers. An interesting local legend has it that if a traveler drinks water from the fountain, he or she will certainly return to these places again.
Atracció ....... The aforementioned dance “les almorratxes” is considered to be a symbol of fidelity. It is associated with a no less interesting and beautiful legend. When the city was in the power of Arab conquerors, one of the wealthy Mauritians fell in love with a local beauty. As a sign of his great love, he presented her with a very valuable gift - a glass jar with fragrant water. After that, he invited the lady to dance, but the angry beauty broke the glass and performed a dance as a sign of fidelity to her husband.
Lloret de Mar would be a real find for shoppers. In total, there are over 600 boutiques and shopping pavilions in the city. Among clothing stores, Drapps at a wide range of customers is … Open
Since then, this beautiful dance is often performed by newlyweds. Dancers in wedding dresses can be seen during the festival dedicated to Santa Cristina. For Lloret de Mar residents, such beautiful legends and symbolic traditions have become an integral part of the culture. They are always ready to introduce foreign guests to their traditions. Many holidays and religious celebrations are open for participation by absolutely everyone. Most beautiful celebrations are held in the warm season.
Lloret de Mar - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

City tours, excursions and tickets in Lloret de Mar and surroundings

Reference information
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
♥   Castle 'Castle of Rupià' Girona, 36.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of la Roca del Vallès' Catalonia, 41.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Car rental on OrangeSmile.com Rentals in Lloret de Mar

IHG Brings Its voco Brand to Scotland

As hotels in Scotland might open in April or May, the opening of two new hotels is a signal that life is slowly going back to normal and leisure travel will resume closer to summer. The name of the brand – voco – means “invite” or “call together” in Latin. The Glasgow hotel will be the first property by this brand in Scotland. The voco Grand Central Glasgow is a rebranded property open instead of the existing Grand Central Hotel. IHG reimagined the popular place, retaining its original charm. The new Glasgow hotel now features 230 rooms, meeting and event spaces, and an interesting option – a possibility to contact resident experts known as voco hosts who are ready to explore the most interesting parts of the city together with guests. voco Grand Central is a perfectly suitable choice for both leisure and business travelers. Read this

16.04.2021

Colors of Lloret de Mar in photos

Search for popular touristic sites on Lloret de Mar map

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Churches/Temples
Museums
Castles/Palaces
Monuments
Touristic areas
Sightseeings
Attractions
Attraction parks
Casino
Theaters/Cinema
Disco/Clubs
Parks
Zoo
Aqua parks
Transport
Airports
Train stations
Bus stations
Metro
Parkings
Fuel stations
Ports/Ferries
Open the list of object types
Health/Sport
Open the list of object types
Food/Money
Open the list of object types
Shopping
Open the list of object types
Beauty/Medicine
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

Traditions and festivals in cities around Lloret de Mar

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Lloret de Mar. Learn the best periods to visit Lloret de Mar to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Lloret de Mar.
OrangeSmile.com - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
Weegschaalstraat 3, Eindhoven
5632 CW, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44


Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | About us
Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | OrangeSmile.com | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018