Lloret and the surrounding area
Thanks to its outstanding location in the south of the Costa Brava, Lloret is very well connected to the surrounding towns and cities, giving you plenty of options for day trips during your stay in Lloret.
The Medes Islands, situated just 80 km from Lloret and just over a kilometre off the coast from L'Estartit, constitute one of the most important natural areas in the Mediterranean. This protected area, declared a marine reserve, offers attractive activities both on dry land and in the water: diving, sailing, windsurfing, horse riding, go-kart racing.
The centre of Castelló d'Empuries retains its traditional appearance with buildings dating from the Middle Ages and ancient architectural elements such as arcaded squares, Carrer del Bordell, the artisan districts and the Jewish quarter. Travel back in time to the Middle Ages by taking part in the "Land of Troubadours" Festival: mediaeval market, talks, troubadour music, etc.
Calella de Palafrugell
Calella de Palafrugell is a fishermen's town that retains its ancient charm. It is a town with a long trading tradition, known for its markets, e.g. the craft markets held in the summer. It is also internationally renowned for the annual performances of havaneres (colonial sea shanties).
Sant Pere Pescador
Sant Pere Pescador is a town in the county of L'Alt Empordà, just over one hour away from Lloret. It is a great place for strolling, windsurfing, kayaking or sailing along the River Fluvià. Many cultural activities, events and concerts are also held there, especially in summer nights.
Caldes de Malavella
In Caldes de Malavella you will find a historical monument of national interest and the most important, characteristic and original in Caldes: the Roman thermal baths. In addition to the Roman ruins, mediaeval remains and modernist and noucentista constructions can be found there. Spend a relaxing day in the town's spas and enjoy its thermal waters, e.g in the Prats Spa or the Vichy Catalan Spa.
Potbou is a small village surrounded by nature with tranquil beaches, even in summer months. One of the village's best known landmarks is the Church of Santa Maria de Portbou, designed by Joan Martorell in a neo-Gothic style. It houses a statue of the Virgin Mary, produced by the sculptor Frederic Marès.