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Palafrugell (Catalan pronunciation: [pəɫəfruˈʒeʎ]) is a municipality in the Mediterranean Costa Brava, located near Palamós in the comarca of Baix Empordà, in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. With 22,365 inhabitants it is the largest city of its comarca. Several coastal and interior towns (Llafranc, Calella de Palafrugell, Tamariu and Llofriu) belong to this city. The combination of a good summer climate and beautiful beaches has been exploited for both domestic and international tourism. Tourists have come from a wide range of countries, especially the Netherlands, England, France, and more recently, the United States. It also serves as a summer holiday town for residents of cities such as Barcelona and Girona. This medieval town was once fortified but is no longer. Many narrow streets emanate from Plaça Nova -a large square with bars, restaurants and boutiques. The local government (Ajuntament) sponsors activities such as concerts and dances including the traditional Sardana. St. Martí's church was built in the late 11th century and is close to Plaça Nova. There is a new bus station belonging to Grup SARBUS whose local division is known as Sarfa. The station has a regular bus service, servicing the Costa Brava region (including Llafranc, Calella de Palafrugell, and Tamariu) as well as Barcelona. Palafrugell was reputed for its cork manufacturing in the 18th and 19th centuries. The largest factory was owned by the American company Armstrong and employed hundreds of locals. Its closing in the 1970s led to severe unemployment. The factory's tower still stands, and there is now a small museum commemorating the cork industry just below it.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Palafrugell in Spain. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Palafrugell like a local. The nearest major city to Palafrugell is Barcelona. Take a short trip from Palafrugell and set some time aside to explore the Barcelona. Dotted with places like Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, Casa Batllo; it will definitely be a good idea. To explore Palafrugell, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Palafrugell*

  • Pollution Statistics in Palafrugell

    Know the pollution level of Palafrugell before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Palafrugell: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Palafrugell for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Palafrugell.

    • Burglary and Theft 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.5 (High)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 87.5 (Very High)
  • Living in Palafrugell - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Palafrugell is 191.14 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 50 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.65 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 17.24 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.01 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 83.33 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.15 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 104.34 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Palafrugell

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Palafrugell

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.42 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.3 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 86.63 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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