Lloret de Mar is located about 70 km north-east from Barcelona on the Costa Brava. From Girona the distance to Lloret de Mar is about 40 kilometres. The city with more than thousand-year history is now a party town, about 100 nightclubs and bars make the city a more attractive place mainly for many young people from all countries.
Who loves the beach during the day and parties at night, is here. Peace can hardly be found here. Unless you are here in winter, then you can enjoy a lot of sand beach and the beautiful landscape of the Costa Brava.
The climate is characterized Mediterranean, so very warm in summer, but not extremely hot. In winter safely to cold to swim, but below 0 degrees, it becomes bearable.
In Lloret de Mar, two languages are spoken: Spanish (Castilian) and Catalan. In the tourism sector there is also English and French.
Arrival by car
Lloret de Mar has three access options (see also our map): From the south, the coastal highway C-32 from Barcelona to Lloret de Mar. At the end of the C-32, take the N-II in the direction of Malgrat de Mar and then turn around 2 km in advance in the direction of Palafolls - Blanes to the G-682.
From the north, from the direction of France, the access via the AP-7 to Exit 9 (Lloret de Mar), the last mile it goes on the road GI-512, this will be on the CI-600 in the direction of Blanes and is the GI-682 to Lloret de Mar.
The third entry is about at Lloret de Mar. Tossa They then go off Tossa de Mar the GI-682 in the direction of Lloret de Mar.
To get to Lloret de Mar is also well signposted, they are also without safe road map there.
After your arrival in Lloret are various public and private parking space where you are able to park your car for the duration of your stay. Some of the hotels have their own parking places.
Arriving from Barcelona El Prat airport
To come from the El Prat airport means being about 70 kilometres away Lloret de Mar and is somewhat cumbersome. Take the train to Central Station Sants. From there the Metro Line 3 to the station Espanya. You get off at the metro-line 1 (you do not need a new metro ticket) and get off the train at the station Arc de Triomf. Here is just a few metres away is the Estació del Nord, the central bus station in Barcelona. From there take the bus to Lloret de Mar. It runs the so-called Sarbus (Sarfa), on the website of Sarbus find a roadmap.
There are probably even more possibilities to come from Barcelona to Lloret de Mar, but this seems to us the easiest, even if it is connected with a couple of times to change.
If you spend your holidays in Lloret and you want to go to Barcelona once, the bus is ideal. From the bus station you see very well the sights of Barcelona.
From the airport Girona
Here comes also the Sarbus (Sarfa) directly from the airport to the bus station of Lloret de Mar. Select Launch "AEROPORT DE GIRONA" on the timetable on the website to Lloret display.
A private transfer to Lloret de Mar, you can book it on our booking page. You pay a fixed price, which is often cheaper than a taxi. It is also much more comfortable than public transport, especially with lots of luggage.
Moving in Lloret de Mar
Lloret de Mar itself is not particularly large, you can most easily walk. But there is public transport. The buses also connect Lloret de Mar with the neighbouring places like Blanes, Tossa de Mar or Malgrat de Mar, also very beautiful beaches, and the nearby beaches of Lloret.
What to do in Lloret de Mar?
Daytime is probably best spent swimming at the beach. There are also many hiking trails around Lloret de Mar, showing you a very beautiful landscape.
Evening opens then over 50 discos, night clubs and pubs making the night into day. In addition, there are countless bars and restaurants.
Lloret de Mar is more than just beach and sun, the city has a rich cultural and natural heritage. The city administration is trying the party image(this is a good translation) contrary to kick, it is precisely these other attractions and promoting various cultural events.
Most visitors come probably because of the beach here. The "home-beach" of Lloret de Mar is a grainier sand beach with a length of ca.1.650 meters. It is monitored from 15 May to 15 October 10:00-18:00 (in high summer 10:00-18:30) and cleaned daily.
Further, also very beautiful beaches are located in north-east or south-westerly direction, which are driven to by a bus but still possible on foot. The beaches and bays in Llorets 7 km long coastline are awarded each year with the European Union blue flags and the predicate "Q" of the Spanish Institute for quality tourism.
Fortress Sant Joan
This medieval fortress from the early 11th century is located on the hills, which separates the beach of Lloret from the beach of Fenals. However, there are still only the foundations and the tower. The castle was expanded to a museum to the Catalan culture in the Middle Ages to present.
Open from 10-17:00, Admission: € 3.00, concessions: € 1.50.
Chirch Sant Romà
Very well known and a typical representative of the Catalan Art Nouveau is the 1522 privied church Sant Romà. The church was to protect against pirates of the Mediterranean made uncertain and partly secured. At the beginning of the 19th Century, the church was rebuilt with the money from returnees from North America (indianos) in today's visual style. Also in Art Nouveau style was the parsonage. You should visit even the cemetery, if you are interested in Modernism. It shows the cemetery culture of Catalan Art Nouveau in a wonderful way.
The "indianos", rich become returnees from North America who are settle again in their old homeland, built some magnificently buildings. In one of the building is now the Maritime Museum in the Passeig Camprodón i Arrieta, 1-2. This is open in summer from 09-20:00, Sunday from 9-13:00. In winter opening times are shorter.
Santa Clotilde garden
This is a very nice park to the slopes with a wonderful view of the sea. It was built in the style of the Italian renaissance. Here you will find many fountains and small ponds. It is a must see in Lloret de Mar.
From the fortress Sant Joan, you have a wonderful view over the sea and the town of Lloret.
Lloret de Mar has some typical Art Nouveau buildings. Here are the parish church.