Lots and lots of things to do in Blanes!!
1. Marimurta Botanical Gardens
One of the most famous sights and attractions are the stunning Gardens to the north-east Blanes. You will be intreagued by this garden which holds 3,000 plant species and divided into 3 different sections with unique themes namely, subtropical, temperate and Mediterreanean spread over 4 hectares.
2. Walk along the S´abanell Beach
One of the longest beaches in the whole of Girona (over 2.2km long) stretching all the way up to the mouth of the Tordera river.
3. Take a stroll along the Sant Francesc Beach
Wonderfully surrounded by pine trees and crystal clear waters, this small cozy beach is an ideal hotspot for families because of its serene atmosphere and a number of access facilities. Often goes by the name ´Bona Cove´, this golden beach can be easily accessed from both San Juan and the Botanic Garden of Marimurta.
4. Scuba Diving at the Platja de Santa Anna
Platja de Santa Anna is a small cove of gravel located behind the port of Blanes. This is a beautiful and spectacular spot for scuba diving!
5. Stunning views from the Juan Castle
A very impressive Spanish fort at the top of the San Juan hill, built in the middle of the 13th century, with amazing views of Blanes town and sometimes if you look really carefully, you can spot the silhouette of Mount Montjuic from the top.
6. Appreciate the Gothic Santa Maria de Blanes
The parish church of Santa Maria in the middle of the historic center is a Gothic building next to the ruins of the Palace of the Viscounts of Cabrera. The church is one of the most noticable landmarks in Blanes embellished with a Gothic style facade and a well-preserved bell tower, some of the few remaining architectural aspects of the restored church.
7. Observe the lovable dolphins at the Marineland
Visit the magnificent marineland which has both a marine zoo and a water park. The kids will love this spot to watch the dolphin shows, elegant flaminogs and sea lions in their natural habitat! The water park is also filled with pools and slides for the children so this is definitley the ideal location for families.