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This old fishing village has managed to preserve the essence of its origins despite the extensive growth it has undergone in recent years. Popularly known for the Cantada d'Havaneres (singing of Cuban sea songs) which is held every year on the beach of Port Bo and which, for many, means the start of the summer season, as well as its exclusive Cap Roig Festival located in the Botanical Gardens to which artists of international renown come each summer. Calella de Palafrugell leaves no one indifferent.
A beautiful fishing village presided over by the iconic Sant Sebastià Lighthouse. The main centre of the town runs along the promenade where there is a wide range of restaurants and hotels. At the end of the promenade there is the marina which is a great attraction for those who, in addition to enjoying their second home, want to have their boat at hand so they can go sailing during the long summer days.
Llafranc has undoubtedly been able to combine the traditions from its time as a fishing village with the exclusivity of the area.
Further north of Calella and Llafranc, protected by the coastal cliffs, we find the small town of Tamariu. In the past, like its neighbouring towns, it had been a fishing village. Currently, the activity in the town is centred on the promenade, which includes the main restaurants and shops. Most of the residences in Tamariu are spread around the mountains that surround the town and that extend to Aiguablava. Tamariu is undoubtedly the pure essence of the Costa Brava, where the nature of the forest overruns until it touches the wild sea, creating spots as enchanting as Cala d'Aigua Xelida or Cova del Bisbe.
The town of Palafrugell is the centre of the municipality, where there are also the rural communities of Santa Margarida, Ermedàs and the village of Llofriu. The municipal area borders Mont-ras, Forallac, Torrent, Regencós and Begur.
Palafrugell is located between Gavarres and the wonderful Costa Brava. It borders the coast thanks to the more than well-known coastal towns of Calella, Llafranch, Tamariu and Aigua Xelida, with more than 12 km of coves and small picture-postcard beaches that trace the steep coastline of the purest Costa Brava. Thus, Palafrugell becomes a town divided between the sea and the mountains and therefore offers multiple possibilities to its residents and visitors.
Palafrugell benefits from offering all the services and having a good atmosphere making it a town to live in all year round. It has a weekly market with the best local produce, local shops, schools for children, a primary care health centre, a residence for the elderly, and a very full cultural and gastronomic calendar full of activities so that there is always an event to attend.
Its unique location - close to the mountains and the Costa Brava - the spirit of the town all year round and the quality of life it offers make Palafrugell a place where more and more people wish to live, whether as their main residence, as a second home or even somewhere to retire to.