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Breathtaking view

If you're visiting Blanes you definitely need to visit Castillo den San Joan! The views and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Akvilė S
via mobile
Quite a hike.

We walked up from the city center. The views are worth the hike. If you look you can find... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
KevinNFK
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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“amazing views” (3 reviews)
“winding road” (2 reviews)
“costa brava” (4 reviews)
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Blanes, Spain
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you're visiting Blanes you definitely need to visit Castillo den San Joan! The views and panorama from this castle are breathtaking! It seems like you might see all Costa Brava from above :) perfect place for pictures :)) still it is not an easy...More

Thank Akvilė S
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We walked up from the city center. The views are worth the hike. If you look you can find staircases that give you a shorter walk - though maybe a more strenuous climb. We ended up taking the winding road up, but the stairs down....More

Thank KevinNFK
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place lovely green waters excellent views deffo recommend lovely view of the beach,marina shops etc

Thank Shireen S
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Nice walk to here. We chose to walk along the road as the views were lovely along the way but there are short cuts of steps and slopes marked by route colours. (We only noticed these on the way down) It's a nice place to...More

Thank cazanne48
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Of course the Castillo de San Juan is a historical place you cannot miss. You can go in circles to the very top of the hill by the road or you can climb the steps if you feel yourself fit. It is a real challenge...More

Thank Otto
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Free to visit, limited free parking right outside. Took around 30 mins to walk around but worth it for amazing views and photo opportunities. Best to take water as no refreshment or toilets but thus is very close to the botanical gardens so worth combining...More

1  Thank Claire W
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Walked up to the castle and enjoyed the views . The chapel was locked shut so did not see what it is like. The walk goes passed some nice houses and is fairly steep .

1  Thank Charleso3
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a tough climb (by foot) but worth it. Spectacular view of Blanes and its surroundings. There is a water point at the entrance to the castel

2  Thank Danny D
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This was a highlight we did not expect having not really researched it but man what great vantage points and a really cute story. Def worth checking it out

1  Thank Shaun T
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

At a walking distance from the city center, this activity is a must, if you are in Blanes, Spain and if you like walking. You can go on the road - easier, but takes more time - or on the stone stairways - shorter, but...More

Thank Florin V
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