Malgrat de Mar, Province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

🇪🇸 Malgrat de Mar is a municipality in the comarca of the Maresme, in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the Costa Brava between Santa Susanna and Blanes. A local road runs from the town to the main N-II road, while the B-682 connects it with Blanes, Lloret de Mar and Tossa de Mar. It is served by a RENFE railway station on the R1 line between Barcelona and Maçanet-Massanes.

Economy The main economic engine of the town and the area surrounding the town is tourism. Malgrat has hotels, campsites and shops to meet the demands of visitors, mainly centred around the street Passeig Marítim. Other notable economic drivers are the agricultural areas of the Pla de Grau and the Pla de Pineda, and industry, with the Can Patalina estate and the Camí de la Pomareda factories, although in recent years they have been losing strength.

Since the end of the Spanish Civil War, maritime activity has mainly been concentrated on sports, leisure boats and local fishing boats, with a fishing club.

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Malgrat de Mar has a population of over 18,770 people.

Twin Towns – Sister Cities Twin towns: 🇳🇮 Cárdenas, Nicaragua; 🇮🇹 Incisa in Val d'Arno, Italy; 🇪🇸 Moguer, Spain; 🇫🇷 Seynod, France

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