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Lloret de Mar, place where laurel trees grow

The earliest mention of the town of Lloret de Mar is found in a document dating from 966 AD. Its name comes from the Latin Lauretum, which means “place where laurel trees grow”. Located just 60 minutes from Barcelona and 20 minutes from Girona Airport, Lloret de Mar is an all-year-round destination for tourists in search of sun, sand, sea and the idyllic landscapes of the Costa Brava...

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Blanes: gate to the Costa Brava

The town of Blanes is situated around 70 km to the north of Barcelona and lies in a beautiful natural setting next to the sea and surrounded by greenery. It enjoys a mild climate. The character of the locals is no doubt shaped by the town’s Mediterranean seaside setting and the sea is what drives the local economy, mainly dedicated to fishing, commerce and tourism...

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Costa Brava: the land where Ferran Adrià and Joan Roca reinvented world cuisine.

Girona´s cuisine is not the result of chance. It is not a recent invention product of the success, the ingenuity and the capacity of innovation of contemporary personages, but it has a past, and very powerful. It contains an Iberian, Phoenician, Greek, Roman, Arab, Jewish ... and, currently, Asian, African and American legacy. Catalan cuisine - and the Girona one - is heiress of all the Mediterranean cuisines and, today, also a miscellany of the kitchens of the world.

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