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Santa Susanna, Spain
By:Albert Doug

About Santa Susanna

Santa Susanna is a popular tourist destination from the seventies, when it started attracting Spanish and foreign tourists.

It is a charming city on the coast of Maresme only fifty kilometers from Barcelona. Santa Susanna is surrounded with the Montnegre Mountains. It is also a great starting point for discovering the region of Catalonia.

The town abounds with restaurants and bars.

How to come to Santa Susanna

Santa Susanna is well connected with Barcelona through highway. Therefore, if you decide to come by airplane, first you will come to Barcelona’s international airport. From Barcelona you can take a taxi or rent a car.

Historical and cultural sites

One of the most interesting sites is Església parroquial de Santa Susann, the church made in honor of their protector in 1940.

Capella de Santa Susanna dates from the sixteenth century.

Torre de Can Bonet d'Avall is a tower which is attached to a farm house. It was built in the thirteenth to fifteenth century. However it was restored in the nineteenth century and gained a new look.

Can Rates was built probably in the early sixteenth century. In 1584, the tower was added for defensive purposes.

You will also notice many towers such as Torre de Mas Galtés (from the sixteenth century), Torre de Can Rates (from the sixteenth century), Torre de Can Xirau (from the sixteenth century, now attached to the modern house), Torre del Mar, etc.

Tourist Attractions

This tourist resort offers a great nightlife due to its bars and discothèques. However, its magnificent beaches with gold sand are the main reason why tourists like to come here.

Platja de Llevant is a city beach, which offers a friendly environment with many showers, rentable umbrellas, sun beds and lifeguards.

Platja de les Dunes is another big beach. It has a Mini Club with many fun activities for children in the peak season. Platja de les Caletes is the smallest beach, which is cut by numerous bays. It has a two kilometer long sandy beach which connects it with the neighboring place Malgrat de Mar. During the summer months, there are a large number of water sports and beach activities. Therefore, you can find some of the secluded bays along the coast with just a little effort. Those who enjoy windsurfing, water skiing, parasailing and kayaking will have fun too.

In August there are many fiestas with sardana dancers.

Attractions near Santa

Near Santa you can find many attractions such as Water Park in Lloret de Mar and Marineland with dolphin shows only 3.8 kilometers away.

In the mountains you can go for hiking or biking.

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