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Lloret de Mar / Tossa de Mar / Sitges


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Going for a few weeks in Barcelona and want to take the opportunity to try nearby beaches? Here are the three essential beach resorts of Catalonia.

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Lloret de Mar

lloret de marLloret de Mar is a beach resort located 75km away from Barcelona. Very popular with young Europeans, it is the most important resort on the Costa Brava, renowned for its beautiful beaches and its night life.

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How to get to Lloret de Mar from Barcelona:

From Barcelona Airport: Take the Rodalies “R2 North” to the station “Passeig de Gracia”. At Passeig de Gracia, take the Rodalies “R2 South” to Estacio de França where you can take the train to Lloret de Mar.

If you are a group, take a taxi instead. The journey from Barcelona airport costs about 70euros per car.

Tossa de Mar

tossa de marTossa de Mar is another beach resort in Catalonia, located 103km away from Barcelona. In addition to its beautiful beaches, the city has an interesting historical heritage.

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How to get to Tossa de Mar from Barcelona:

Go to the metro station Arc de Triumf (L1). From there you can catch a bus that will take you directly to Tossa de Mar.


sitgesLess touristy than Lloret de Mar and Tossa de Mar, Sitges is however an indispensable village to visit when you are in Barcelona. During its Film Festival and its Carnival, this lovely little village by the sea is so lively, day and night.

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How to get to Sitges from Barcelona:

Go to the metro station “Passeig de Gracia” located at the corner Passeig de Gracia / Carrer Arago. Then, take the Rodalies “R2 south” to Sitges.