Getting around and parking in Tossa de Mar

Tossa de Mar is a small town. It is composed of a town centre and a historic core surrounded by ramparts. The best way to get around is on foot.

If you are travelling by car, you should find a good place to park in Tossa de Mar! For the rest, discover our tips on getting the seaside resort.

How to get around Tossa de Mar

To get the most out of the town and its charming atmosphere, getting around on foot is preferable. However, it is also possible to opt for a taxi or get around using the charming little tourist train that travels through the town and can take you as far as the lighthouse. This activity is perfect for families, and younger children will particularly enjoy this.

Parking in Tossa de Mar

If you have a vehicle, you will need to find a parking solution. In high-season, let’s be honest: parking spaces are hard to come by!

Spain has a strict policy when it comes to parking: be careful where you decide to park. This is why we recommended getting around on foot above – it’s less risky!

However, you can always park in the street, once you have checked that you are taking an authorised parking space and pay the amount required by the parking meter. There are also private and municipal car parks in Tossa de Mar. See the full list of car parks on

By choosing a holiday rental that includes parking, you will have peace of mind during your holidays, and no nasty surprises like a parking ticket – or even getting towed.

Opt for a holiday rental house in Tossa de Mar!

Car hire in Tossa de Mar

Perhaps you came without a car, but you would like to make the most of your stay on the Costa Brava to discover Catalonia? Would you like to visit the surrounding area around Tossa de Mar? In this particular case, a vehicle is useful, if not essential. The best is to choose a car or motorcycle rental.

There are 2 car hire companies in Tossa de Mar:

Viajes Internacional Tossa
Address: C/ Peixateries, 1, Tossa de Mar
Tel.: +34.972.34.02.41

Viatges Tramontana
Address: Av. Costa Brava, 23, Tossa de Mar
Tel.: +34.972.34.28.29

For more of a selection, you will need to go to Lloret de Mar, which is 20 minutes from Tossa de Mar. In particular, there is a Europcar agency close to Fenals beach. You can get there by bus, by boat or by taxi!

If you are in a position to park your car easily, then you can always book a car rental as soon as you arrive at Barcelona or Girona airports. There are various rental agencies and a wide selection of vehicles.

Car hire at Girona airport

Car hire at Barcelona airport

Finally, less conventional visitors may prefer to hire a motorbike or a scooter to visit the surrounding area near Tossa de Mar. Jimbo Bikes and Glob & Tour offer quite a good selection so you should find something to suit you. Click here to find out more.