Each year tens of thousands of people stream into Blanes for El Focs de Blanes the international fireworks competition.
Recent years have seen record crowds.
We’ll show you the best places to watch the 2017 shows.
We’ve said this before and we’ll say it again: there are many culinary treasures to be found just steps away from the main streets and boulevards.
Bistrot de Tot is a case in point. Excellent Catalan cuisine that will have you return for more again and again.
A prime location, popular with the locals (always a good sign), great food, friendly service… that’s Restaurant Sa Malica — one of the most popular restaurants in Blanes.
And yes, there’s a friendly rivalry going on between Sa Malica and Can Ton — another favorite — next door. Find out why.
The beautiful cove of Sant Francesc in Blanes, Costa Brava, is home to a fantastic beach.
S’Abanell — in Blanes — is the longest beach in Blanes, and one of the longest beach along the entire Costa Brava.
This beach is popular with tourists and locals alike.
Blanes — long a favorite seaside resort for locals from Barcelona and elsewhere in Catalonia — has been spared the tourist excesses that for many people have spoiled Lloret de Mar, the popular tourist hotspot to the north.