Beyond the wonderful coves, we will show you a list of charming places that usually make all the people who visit that places fall in love with them.
Gardens full of life, coastal path, medieval villas and medieval walled villas on the Costa Brava is what we’ll talk about today. Pay attention!
What is essential to visit in Lloret de Mar?
Santa Clotilde’s Gardens
10 minutes by car from the city center of Lloret, we find an Italian romantic style garden located on a cliff with sea views between Cala Sa Boadella and Fenals beach. It’s composed of a great diversity of species of plants alternated with several symbolic sculptures of their style; mermaids, fairies and stone elves.
This wonderful garden has been used as a stage to record several movies and series. It remains open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Coastal Path Lloret-Tossa
One of the best things you can do if you visit the Costa Brava is going across the coastal path, to see the spectacular views that nature offers us. To visit it you just need 3 or 4 hours, although it is not as much as it seems if you stop in the beautiful coves that you find on the way like Cala Porto Pi, Sa Caleta…
The road starts at the top of the Josep Tarradellas Street, where we go down to the coastal path to find the monument of the Sailor Woman, from here to enjoy the adventure, disconnect from everything, and enjoy all the positive vibes that gives us the nature.
What is essential to visit in Tossa de Mar?
Vila Vella’s Wall
In addition to touring the Costa Brava along the Coastal Path, when arriving at Tossa as the final point, the best is to get lost in the streets of Tossa and the part that is walled with a medieval atmosphere that has the art of transporting to the past.
Tossa de Mar’s Lighthouse
Located 70 meters high above the sea. It offers you stunning panoramic views of the Costa Brava. You can climb on foot or with a mini tourist train that allows you 10 minutes to visit the lighthouse and enjoy the views. It was created in 1917, since then every night is lit so that fishermen can navigate with visibility and calmly.
What is essential to visit in Blanes?
Sant Joan’s Castle
The Sant Joan’s Castle, located on a mountain of Blanes with the same name as the Castle, about 170 meters above the sea. It belongs to the group of castles known as the Tordera Line, since the 14th century.
From there alert signals were sent between several castles to Barcelona. In addition to its historical past, it has become a well-known viewpoint, as it offers incredible views of the population and the sea.
It was built in the 13th century, especially to defend against attacks coming from the sea, those caused by pirates. It was also used among other things as a refuge during the Spanish Civil War, from 1936 to 1939.
It has easy access to arrive by car. Where you can also visit the Hermitage of Sant Joan, the chapel of the castle, which was a little apart due to the lack of space when they built it.
Marimurtra Botanical Garden
One of the most important and beautiful gardens in Europe. Located on top of a cliff, with stunning sea views. It has more than four thousand plant species, mostly exotic. It was created by Carl Faust, born in Germany and died in Blanes, at 78, who decided to create this work of art that is now declared a Cultural Property of National Interest by “La Generalitat de Catalunya”.
The schedules vary according to the month, and the individual entrance is € 7 (with discounts from Carnet Jove, Club La Vanguardia …). You can also make group visits and guided tours. It can be reached on foot, by car, bicycle and tourist train. On the official website of the Marimurtra Botanical Garden there is more detailed information about schedules, how to get there, prices …