Llafranc is one of three coastal towns belonging to the municipality of Palafrugell, province of Girona, spain the other two being Calella de Plafrugell and Tamariu. It is part of the Costa Brava, the coastal region of northeastern Catalonia, in the comarca of Baix Empordà.
Many domestic tourists come from nearby Barcelona, while the international tourists come from a whole range of countries, especially the Netherlands, England, France, and more recently the United States.
Llafranc is within easy walking distance of other, similar towns, such as Calella de Palafrugell.
Llafranc is considered a luxury in the northern part of Spain. It can cost up to 4 million euros just to find a small house overlooking the ocean. Some call it the "Laguna Beach" of Spain due to the rich, beautiful people and amazing homes. The small shops around town are gorgeous offering in-style clothes, great restaurants, and fun entertainment. Those who own even a small 3-bedroom apartment near town, can earn up to 2 million euros for the precious homes.
The Hotel Llafranc dominates the main sea promenade and was popular with artists such as Salvador Dalí and Ernest Hemingway. The English writer Tom Sharpe was also a resident of Llafranc.