Blanes Tourism

Blanes (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈbɫanəs]) is a town and municipality in the comarca of Selva in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. During the Roman rule it was named Blanda or Blandae. It is known as the "Gateway to the Costa Brava". Its coast is part of the Costa Brava, which stretches from Blanes up to the French border. The township is 18.29 km². Blanes is a popular tourist town, and it is known for the Concurs de Focs d'Artifici during the Santa Anna festival; this event includes a lot of fireworks. Other places of interest include a botanical gardens, coves, such as the Cala Bona, and beaches which are surrounded by mountains.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Blanes in Spain. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Blanes like a local. The nearest major city to Blanes is Barcelona. Add Barcelona to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, Casa Batllo. Also, to reach Blanes, you'll have to take a flight to Barcelona; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

  • Know the pollution level of Blanes before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Blanes for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Blanes.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 52.94 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.08 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.97 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.81 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Blanes

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.21 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.38 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 91.01 USD

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