Cities of Spain: Blanes
Blanes is one of the oldest resorts on Costa Brava; Located in the northeast of Spain, 60 km from Barcelona. Blanes is famous for botanical gardens, in which there are a lot of exotic plants from all parts of the world, as well as beautifully preserved to our days with medieval monuments and buildings of the old Spanish building.
Wide sandy beaches in Blanes spread four kilometers and are suitable for water sports, as well as underwater fishing. Beach predominantly located in small bays. It must be borne in mind that the gentle entrance to the sea is not found on all sections of the coast.
Stretched three kilometers beach S’abannel – Pearl resort. The beach has the necessary infrastructure; In particular, on the coast there are bars and restaurants, showers and dressing cabins, as well as water slides. In addition, the beach has been created excellent conditions for windsurfing and sailing sports. Beach width – 60 m.
Central city Beach Blanes is equipped with shower and cabins for dressing, there are platforms for beach volleyball and football, as well as children’s zones; Available rental chairs, umbrellas and water bikes. The Blue Flag is awarded the beach annually since 1995. The length of the beach is 625 m, width – 30 m.
Beach Santa Anna Located near the city port; Equipped with shower and cabins for changing. Beach Length – just 75 m.
Beach San Francesc Surrounded by pines and perfect for family holidays; At the beach there are playgrounds and water slides. Since 1995, the beach has been receiving a prestigious international reward of the Blue Flag every year. Beach length – 200 m, width – 35 m.
In the north of the resort there is a tiny natural beach Treumal. The coast is available for renting sun beds and umbrellas; There is a tent with drinks and ice cream. Beach length – 115 m, width – 30 m.
Along the Mediterranean coast of Blanes, only about two dozen hotels, small family hotels and guest houses spread; A total of five thousand places. The resort is focused on family accommodation, so nanny services are available in most hotels. Accommodation in Blanes is also possible in the apartment and in 2 * level campsites.
Towering over the city San Juan Castle (Sant Joan), built in the middle of the XIII century, Gothic the fountain, as well as colorful streets Old Town Create a special atmosphere in Blanes. Around the resort spread famous Botanical gardens, Traditionally enjoy popular with tourists.
In the town of Santa Susanna (Santa Susanna) is a water park Marineland, In which the dolphins, parrots and sea lions are held several times a day. The first animal show begins at 10 in the morning, but the entrance to the water park opens only at noon. In the peak of the season in Marineland is especially crowded. Get to Water Park from Blanes can be on a free bus.
How to get
The nearest airports are located in Barcelona and Geron. Railway communication (suburban trains Renfe) associates a city with coastal resorts, as well as large tourist centers, including Barcelona. Get to Zherona is possible on a flight bus.