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 2016 shows..
Plus: The fifth day of the event has been restored!
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.
The impact of the financial crisis is still quite visible, but tourists continue to flock to Blanes as the resort keeps providing everything you want in a Costa Brava holiday.
Beautiful, clean beaches; mild, clean water; great restaurants; shops for every budget, and plenty of nightlife entertainment.
Restaurant Damajuana serves the best Italian food on the Costa Brava — right here in Blanes.
Why would you eat Italian food in Spain? You’ll have to find out for yourself.
This is one of those hidden side-street restaurants where the locals eat. Good, homemade food, friendly service, and great prices.