Lloret de Mar is a beautiful coastal city along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, found within Catalonia, Spain. It is moderately dense in population and falls second in size among the cities in the Selva Comarca of Catalonia. Lloret de Mar is crowned with numerous vast white sand Mediterranean beaches with beautiful turquoise blue waters. Lloret de Mar is home to one of the Costa Brava beaches, famed for its small and gravel-like stones, and is one of the most popular beaches in the city. The beach is renowned for its utter cleanliness and has consistently been awarded the Blue Flag award for the same. There are some outstanding landmarks throughout the city, including the iconic Sant Joan Castillo that has been built up the hill to the eastern region of Lloret de Mar. From atop the hill, visitors get to enjoy sweeping, scenic views of the area below, extending long into the sea beyond. Another attractive structure is the Iglesia de Sant Roma Church at the heart of the city. The church features architectural designs from both the Catalan Gothic and modern ideas, resulting in a style that is simply a unique masterpiece. Nearby, overlooking a high cliff, visitors are treated to scenic views of the sprawling Santa Clotilde Garden that feature the Italian Renaissance style. Numerous museums, memorial spots, and art galleries showcase art and craft pieces from the past and the present years. On top of the many recreational gardens around Lloret de Mar, these form most of the outdoor fun activities to indulge in.
Lloret de Mar experiences a humid subtropical climate of Köppen classification Cfa, with a little bit of the coastal Mediterranean climate of Köppen Csa. The temperature is primarily modified by the sea breezes, resulting in minimal extremes during both summer and winter. In general, the weather is characterized by summers that are dry and warm to hot, and winters that are mildly cold and moderately wet. Autumn receives much of the rainfall in the year, and spring remains moderately mild and pleasant. Summer temperature ranges do not exceed highs of 32°C (89.6°F) and lows of 19.1°C (66.4°F). Most days are dry, and the total precipitation for the season is no more than 167.6mm (6.6"). Winter has temperature ranges between highs of 15.5°C (59.9°F) and lows of 5.1°C (41.2°F). The days are moist, and precipitation is moderately ample. The driest month is February, with only 12.7mm (0.5") in rainfall. The peak of the traveling season to Lloret de Mar is between April and September, during the peak of the beach season. Visitors take to the beach to indulge in the many water activities and basking under the warm sun later. The peak of the season is between July and August, and the beaches can be quite crowded then. Generally, the other seasons are mild and cool, albeit with minimal crowds. Popular celebrations include the Lloret de Mar Carnival between February and March, complete with synched parades and colorful themed costumes. Between March and April, Lloret de Mar holds another event, the Rally Costa Brava Historic, featuring vintage car showcases. Another event is the International Folklore Festival of Lloret de Mar, which attracts crowds from far and wide, in a bid to enjoy traditional and local music.