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.
Bathers at a popular beach in Blanes were briefly prohibited from going into the water after several stingrays had been spotted.
The animals are rarely seen near the coast.
Rodalies de Catalunya, Catalonia’s commuter train service, has introduced a number of new train services.
Important for tourists staying in Blanes is the new RG1 line, which allows people to travel by train from Mataro to Figueres — with stops in Blanes and Girona — without having to transfer at Maçanet/Massanes.
Blanes is home to a wonderful fresh fruit and vegetables market.
This daily (except Sundays) market is found in the old town, just one block from the beach.
Recommended by local fishermen, Can Ton is one of the very best seafood restaurants in Blanes.
Started in the home of former fisherman, this family-run restaurant is loved by locals and tourists alike.