Marimurtra Botanical Garden
This natural paradise is called Marimurtra, the botanical garden of the Costa Brava. It is a privileged place to enjoy the richness of its botanical, architectural, landscape and human heritage. It was declared Cultural Asset of National Interest and it is known for being one of the biggest botanical gardens. A garden consisting of four acres divided into three gardens with different characteristics that host more than 4,000 plant species from five different continents.
Marimurta was created by Carl Faust almost a hundred years ago. He was a german man passionate about the natural sciences who wanted the establishment of an international scientific headquarters in Blanes.
The gardens are open all year round and there is a bus service, leaving every 30 minutes from the centre of the town.