The Marimurtra Botanical Garden is situated in Blanes on the Costa Brava, about a one hour drive from Barcelona. The cliff top setting gives magnificent views out to the Mediterranean sea. The gardens are home to over four thousand plant species, from regions including Africa and Central America.
The gardens were created around 1920 by Carl Faust (Hadamar, Germany 1874-Blanes 1952) a businessman and nature lover residing in Catalonia who wanted to provide a center for both science and leisure.
Address: Passeig de Carles Faust, 9, 17300 Blanes, Girona
Phone: 972 33 08 26