Explore the Marimurtra Botanical Garden


Blanes has a historic garden, the Botanical Garden of Marimurtra, declared a cultural asset of national interest. This is considered one of the most beautiful on the Mediterranean coast. On some cliffs that border the sea you can see some of the most spectacular views of the Costa Brava and know more than four thousand plant species, most of them exotic and originating from five continents. It has a good number of extraordinary specimens, which stand out for their biological singularity, age or dimensions.

Marimurtra is the work of a man passionate about nature, Carl Faust (Hadamar, Germany 1874 – Blanes 1952), businessman established in Catalonia, who dedicated himself with enthusiasm, effort and contributing his heritage to the realization of his dream, the Botanical Garden Marimurtra

The botanical garden stands out for the great affluence of public that receives for decades with near of 100.000 annual visitors. The reasons to visit it is the great landscape attractiveness that make the Marimurtra one of the most interesting botanical gardens in Europe. Added to the beauty of the plants of the site and the splendid views of the sea and the Costa Brava.

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