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Blanes Holidays

Expansive beaches and plethora of water sports, Blanes is the paradise for water sports lovers who want to explore the rich cultural diversity of Spain and yet not compromise on the fun factor. Blanes is simply perfect for family holidaymakers. The town is about an hour’s drive from Barcelona. The beaches are not populated and therefore, a holiday here, is definitely much quieter and more relaxing. Beaches, day excursions and water sports offer plenty of fun and excitement to couples and families.

Blanes is a town in Costa Brava of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. There are 4 beaches in Blane with steep rocky cliffs and cloves differentiating them from each other. Lloret de Mar is the nearest and popular town in Catalonia. Blanes is the gateway to Costa Brava. Churches, gardens, fireworks and festivities characterize Blanes. Blanes received ‘A Certificate of Family Tourist Destination’ in 2007. Blanes is located at the mouth of the river, Tordera that passes through Girona and is surrounded by Tordera at the north, LLoret de Mar at the northeast, Malgrat de Mar and Palafolls at the west, Mediterranean Sea at the south. Vilar and Sant Joan are the dominant peaks in Blanes. Inhabitants date back to 3rd century BC. It was a major shipbuilding centre in the 19th century but tourism is the major thriving industry today, in Blanes.  

The Spanish tend to stand close and speak to people. The main course meals are long and could even extend a couple of hours. The pace of life is slow and unhurried in Blanes, so working hours start later in the day. Learn a few phrases in Catalan and they will welcome you with a broad smile. Don’t forget to tip all members of working class as a token of appreciation.

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