"Blanes - the start of the Costa Brava" Top 5 Page for this destination Blanes by angiebabe
Blanes Travel Guide: 48 reviews and 163 photos
The Costa Brava, which means 'wild coast', runs for some 200kms from Blanes northwards to the region of Emporda which borders France.
It is a mix of pine-backed sandy coves, golden beaches and crowded modern resorts. Inland there are medieval villages to explore. Wine, olives and fishing were the main stays of the area before the tourists came in the 1960s.
Headed here to stay with friends who have a villa complex about 5 kms out in the country outside the town of Blanes.
Blanes with its working port has one of the longest beaches on the Costa Brava.
The Costa Brava not only has a long coastline of white beaches and blue blue waters but is surrounded by lush green vegetation - really pretty surrounds - one of the greener parts of Spain and which generally stays green through the heat of summer when other parts brown up.
Beautiful gardens on a hilltop and cliffside above Blanes and the Costa Brava. Enjoyed about 2 hours here following the paths which take you over an area of about 4 hectares.
friends villa - 5 km out in the country from Blanes - lovely countryside - lovely villa with several self contained... more travel advice
The trains to Barcelona leave quite frequently through the day and only take an hour and 15 minutes to Place Catalunya... more travel advice
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