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Great view

Easy to find and well with the walk up to the tower. The tower is unfortunately locked, but still... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Worthing, United Kingdom
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Incredible view

We were in Blanes and were told we had to go to this castle, and what a delight. Excellent spot... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
German U
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to find and well with the walk up to the tower. The tower is unfortunately locked, but still with a visit.

Thank KrisMacInnis
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We were in Blanes and were told we had to go to this castle, and what a delight. Excellent spot for some of the best pictures you can take anywhere.

Thank German U
Reviewed July 29, 2018

San Juan dominates the skyline north of Blanes, so we had to walk to it one day to enjoy the coastal views that were spectacular. There are a series of step that take you up to the viewpoint or the meandering road passing the more...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Best sightseeing place in Blane. Nice view from mountain, good pictures you can make from there. Old castle looks great.

Thank Мар'яна П
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We spent the morning at the botanic gardens then walked up from there. It took us about 25 minutes- it's quite a steep climb & it was very hot that day but was definitely worth it when we reached the top & saw the stunning...More

1  Thank Michelle_L192321
Reviewed July 8, 2018

We went on a small group tour. Only 5 total people so it was awesome. We went to Castillo San Juan / Castell de Sant Joan. The views are stunning. Well worth the day trip to see where Costa Brava starts in Blanes. The castle...More

1  Thank Craig D
Reviewed July 1, 2018

A small but beautiful place with the remains of a medieval fortress. The tower is closed. There are wonderful views to Blanes and seashore. Next to tower is a small functioning church. On the site somewhere 30-45 minutes. Take taxi to get there. Free entrance.

Thank Alex570
Reviewed June 21, 2018

I have been to Castillo San Juan/Castell de Sant Joan twice in 2 years. I love the views from up there. **** I gave it 4 stars because the city of Blanes should be taking better care of such historical and special place. I had...More

Thank Susana C
Reviewed May 15, 2018 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
Reviewed April 8, 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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