The expansion and fortification project of the port of Blanes has been completed.
The much delayed project was finally approved not long after the destructive storm of December, 2008 Continue reading
The city of Blanes has approved an ambitious redevelopment project for the beachfront in the resort’s popular El Pins district.
Besides giving the waterfront a new look, the upgrade is also expected to solve the recurring problems of low levels of sand — as well as other storm damage — at S’Abanell beach. Continue reading
If you came to Blanes this past weekend expecting to find the Gay Pride 2010 festival, you were out of luck.
The city, which just last year declared itself to be ‘gay friendly’, denied organizers a permit saying that gay tourism cannot coexist with the family-friendly image Blanes wants to portray. Continue reading
The tourist season is in full swing, but the City Council of Blanes is still waiting for Spain’s Ministry of the Environment to make good on its promise to deposit 250.000 cubic meters of sand on the beach of S’Abanell.
Delivery will likely take place in late July or early August. Continue reading
A winter storm causes much damage in Blanes and other towns along the Costa Brava. Continue reading
Blanes is affected by the economic realities facing Spain, but the town is alive and well and remains a top tourist destination. Continue reading