Activities in blanes

Are you looking for the best things to do in Blanes? Well, you’re in luck! Our local guide knows all the best places for you to discover and the best activities in Blanes. First of all, we show you all the popular places in the Blanes area. Secondly, we will tell you about special places you would normally not find that easily. Below you see all the exciting things to discover that are for free, and the most exciting paid activities.


Exciting paid activities

Like in every tourist area, there are many activities organized. We are independent and only write about the best activities in Blanes, that are really worth your money.

Botanical gardens in Blanes Marimurtra

Jardí Botànic Marimurtra (Botanical Garden Blanes)

Carl Faust (Founder Botanical Gardens Blanes) The botanical gardens in Blanes were founded in the year 1924 by Carl Faust ...
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Cycling in Costa Brava

Renting a bicycle in Blanes

Cycling in Costa Brava. If you are into cycling (like me), you're in luck! Because Blanes is the base location ...
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Diving in Blanes for everybody.

Diving in Blanes (With Blanes-Sub)

Diving in Blanes If you are into diving, or always wanted to try it sometime, you're in luck! Blanes Sub ...
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Discover the area for free

Beneath you see all the most beautiful or fun places to discover. We look for special places in the area that are for free. Blanes has so many hidden treasures and we don’t want you to miss out out on any of them!

Top Panoramic View of Cala Sant Francesc

Cala de Sant Francesc Blanes (The bay of Sant Francesc)

Cala de Sant Francesc (The bay of Sant Francesc) This amazingly beautiful Cala de Sant Francesc is situated north to ...
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Iconic picture taken from Castle Sant Joan

Castell Sant Joan Blanes (Castle in Blanes)

Castell de Sant Joan in Blanes (The castle of Sant Joan) This monumental Castell Sant Joan Blanes dating back from ...
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ermita santa barbara blanes

Ermita Santa Bàrbara in Blanes (The hermitage of Blanes)

Ermita Santa Bàrbara Blanes (The hermitage of Santa Bàrbara) The 148m high hill is host of these three structures called ...
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Sa Palomera Blanes

Sa Palomera in Blanes (Big rocks in the sea)

Sa Palomera in Blanes (Rock formation in the sea) Sa Palomera is one of my favorite places in Blanes. Above ...
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Beautiful sunset at the docks of the harbor in Blanes.

The harbor of Blanes, fish auction and beautiful hidden beach!

The harbor of Blanes Blanes has always been a typical harbor town and fishing is still a very important commerce ...
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Inside the castle Mas Carbó

The Ruin Castle of Palafolls (Mas Carbó)

Castle of Palafolls (Castell Mas Carbó) On top of the highest hill in Palafolls you'll find the ruin Castle called ...
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Great nearby big cities

As many tourists, you might want see go on a nice city trip. Below are all the big cities surrounding Blanes that are really worth a visit. On this page we only show the places that are not too far and easily accessible by yourself or public transport. We also give you information about how to get there in the articles below.

Exploring nearby towns and small villages.

In the entire Spain there are loads of small picturesque towns and villages. And in the surrounding area of Blanes are some very special places that are worth your while. Our local guide selects only the most special, must see places in the area.

Popular neighboring tourist destinations

While you are on your holiday in Blanes, you can also explore other popular tourist destinations in the area. Below you see the ones we think are certainly worth a visit.