The Marimurtra Garden was created by Carl Faust in 1920.
The Marimurtra Botanical Garden is an exceptional and unique place for its location next to the sea, in the highest part of Blanes. The walk through the gardens of more than 3,000 subtropical and Mediterranean species and its close-up stunning panoramic sea views is an unforgettable experience.
Marimurtra is declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest by the Government of Catalonia. Currently direct its activity progressively towards the conservation of endemic and threatened species of the Mediterranean area. It is open all year and has a bus service from the town center with departures every 20 minutes during the peak season.
You can also visit two other beautiful gardens such as:
The Tropical Botanical Garden – Piña de Rosa.
It has 50 hectares, combines science and art in each of its corners and comprises about 7,000 species of different genres, sometimes from their natural habitat, nurseries and private collections. These collections include Aloes, Agaves, Yuccas and Opuntias, many of them considered the best in the world.
Thanks to its microclimate, between 17 º C and 29 º C of average temperature, succulents are accompanied with Dracaena, palms and other plants belonging to the local flora. The garden also has a wide variety of cacti, among them the Echinocactus grusonni, the Cornegiea polylopha and the Echinopsis pasacana.
The Santa Clotilde Garden.
Is located on a cliff that offers great views over the adjacent coves, as Sa Boadella or Santa Cristina. It was designed in 1919 by Nicolau Rubio and it has a clear influence of the Italian Renaissance. The garden is made up of beautiful avenues, fountains, statues and staircases, many of them covered with plants that provide colorful and freshness to visitors. One of the terraces is occupied by hammocks where visitors can lie back and enjoy the sun and the natural environment.