Explore interesting sights in Blanes, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Blanes, Spain.Sightseeing Tours in Blanes
1. Sant Joan Baptista
The Hermitage of Sant Joan de Blanes is a church in the municipality of Blanes (Selva). It is located on top of the hill of the same name next to the castle of Sant Joan, of which it was the chapel but due to the lack of space it had to be located outside the enclosure. For St. John it says mass. It is documented as early as the thirteenth century and in 1377 it is recorded that there was a priest in the castle who looked after it. During the seventeenth century it was a center of pilgrimage for the day of St. John the Baptist. In 1959 a restoration was carried out in which the roof was redone and the artist from Blanes Maria Teresa Bedós painted the frescoes inside. In 1991 it was restored again with the rehabilitation of the castle. It is a work included in the Inventory of the Architectural Heritage of Catalonia.
2. Castell de Sant Joan
The castle of Sant Joan is a castle on top of the hill of Sant Joan in Blanes in Romanesque style. At the top of the wall there is an extraordinary view from its 173 m high. On clear days the territory that is dominated is very extensive and from the south you can see the silhouette of the mountain of Montjuic in Barcelona. Possession of the viscounts of Cabrera, it is mentioned for the first time in 1002. The magnificent round master tower still stands. It has been declared a cultural asset of national interest.
3. Santuari del Vilar
The Sanctuary of the Mare de Déu del Vilar is a sanctuary in the municipality of Blanes (Selva) located in the Sierra de Marina, which acts as an important center of attraction for the whole region. The homonymous joys are a song in honor of the Virgin dating back to the seventeenth century. The building is a work included in the Inventory of the Architectural Heritage of Catalonia.
4. Ermita de Santa Bàrbara
The hermitage of Santa Bàrbara de Blanes is a hermitage in the municipality of Blanes (Selva) declared a cultural asset of national interest. It is located on top of the hill of the same name in front of the castle of Sant Joan, separated by the road that leads from Blanes to the cove of Sant Francesc.
5. Font Gòtica
Gothic Fountain of Blanes is a fountain located on Ample street in the municipality of Blanes (Selva). It is the best preserved fountain of Catalan Gothic architecture. It is a work included in the Inventory of the Architectural Heritage of Catalonia.
6. Santa Maria de Blanes
The parish church of Santa Maria de Blanes is a Gothic building in the municipality of Blanes (Selva) that was built between 1350 and 1410. It is a work included in the Inventory of Architectural Heritage of Catalonia.
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