Having made their fortune through shipbuilding businesses or others set up overseas, especially in Cuba, many of Lloret's townsfolk returned home, where, dispensing with the traditional manor house style, they built neoclassical, modernist and eclectic style mansions.
Maritime Museum - Can Garriga
This house, a surviving example of the traces of the indianos −those who left for Cuba or the West Indies and came back once they had made their fortune− is one of the few remaining ones in Lloret, together with Casa Font or Can Comadran, right in the heart of the old part of the town.
Can Font, also known as Cal Conde or Can Piuet, was built in 1877 by the master builder Fèlix Torras i Mataró of Lloret. The project was commissioned by Nicolau Font i Maig.
This building, in Neoclassical style, was designed by the architects Marí Sureda and Félix de Azúa and opened in 1872. The Neoclassical style façades were enriched with terracotta decorations made by the prestigious Lloret potter Pau Arpí Galí.
Lloret de Mar cemetery preserves traces of the indiano culture. The refubishment of what was the new cemetery was promoted at the end of the 19th century by a sctor of the population who had become rich and the link of the families to which they belonged was often related to the Americas, high-sea trading and the resulting wealth that it created.