5 reasons to live in Sant Andreu de Llavaneres
As we mentioned in our previous article about the towns of the Maresme, Sant Andreu de Llavaneres is one of the best secrets of the Maresme coast. Just an hour from Barcelona by car and accessible by train with 2 train stations, Sant Andreu de Llavaneres is a town that hides a great cultural and gastronomic heritage. As a consequence, in today’s article, we want to mention some of the 5 most important reasons to live in the town of Sant Andreu de Llavaneres.
Sant Andreu de Llavaneres best beaches: El Balís, Les Barques and La Estació
Like many other towns located along the Maresme Coast, Sant Andreu de Llavaneres has a large number of spectacular beaches, among which El Balís, Les Barques and La Estació stand out.
The three beaches are characterized above all for being small beaches, with fine golden sand and for their calm waters. All of this makes them the perfect beaches to spend a day with the family and enjoy one of the best environments in this coastal town.
Llavaneres gastronomy: the famous “coca de Llavaneres” and its sweet peas
Sant Andreu de Llavaneres not only stands out for being a beautiful coastal town with small beaches but also for its gastronomy and its typical products. Specifically, we want to highlight in this article the Llavaneres coca and its sweet pea.
The coca is possibly one of the most popular foods since you can find it throughout the year in pastry shops and restaurants. This product is a cream-filled pasta dessert.
As we have mentioned, Llavaneres peas are also very popular and well-known thanks to their unique sweet flavour. This particular pea made them a product with a high gastronomic value throughout the country. If you want to enjoy this product, you just have to know that with the arrival of spring, restaurants begin to offer multiple varieties of dishes in which sweet peas are one of the main foods.
Sports and water activities: Visit the Llavaneras Golf Club or the El Balís Sports Port
If, in addition to enjoying some of the best beaches and the best gastronomy, you want to practise water sports or activities, you should know that in Sant Andreu de Llavaneres you can also find everything you may need for practising the best sports.
Specifically, we want to highlight the Llavaneras Golf Club since in it, you can enjoy a golf course located in a privileged location and with views of the sea. Through 34 hectares, you can enjoy an 18-hole course with excellent sea views. It is a perfect golf course for all types of players, both beginners and professionals.
If you prefer to enjoy water sports, you cannot miss the Puerto Deportivo El Balís. This place offers the best facilities in one of the best environments so that you can enjoy the best nautical activities. In addition, it is important to note that the club also offers a large number of leisure activities and offers people great services so that you can enjoy the sea and its activities.
Traditional festivals: Fiesta Mayor de La Minerva
To end this article we also want to highlight one of the most outstanding traditions of Llavaneres. Specifically, we are talking about the Festa Major de la Minerva and this has become one of the most important events. It is usually held at the end of July and for four days, concerts and activities are held for all audiences and above all, for all tastes.
The typical Habaneras (a traditional musical style that arrived from Cuba to Catalonia in the 18th century) are sung, you can enjoy live music, ping-pong tournaments, football and basketball games, chess games and even a sausage championship. What is intended through all these activities is that both the citizens of Llavaneres and the visitors, enjoy some great days.
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