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.Wikipedia
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.
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