Hotel Florida Park ****, is a spacious hotel located in Santa Susanna, 2 minutes walk from the beach and 5 minutes from the nearest bus stop and 5 km from the Marineland Catalunya water park.
It is only 15 minutes from Blanes, the first town on the Costa Brava, so it is recognized as the “Portal of the Costa Brava”.
In Blanes, during the summer the fireworks contest is held, which is internationally recognized as; “Els Focs de Blanes” or “Concurs internacional de Focs”, on the Costa Brava, Spain.
Blanes, is also known for its coves and beaches surrounded by mountains that make this site a very touristic and special place. It has the first cove on the Costa Brava in the south: Cala de Sant Francesc.
About the Blanes Fireworks Festival
One of the most fascinating and essential acts of Blanes is this festival of lights, colors and smoke that every July, brings to the beaches of Blanes, tens of thousands of spectators.
The fires are launched from Sa Palomera, an incomparable setting to illuminate the sky and the gaze of the spectators in memorable nights at the end of July, which are also full of concerts and desire to enjoy the nights outdoors.
It’s a competition between some of the world’s most talented pyrotechnic companies. It is an event with a long history dating back to the nineteenth century. Each show lasts 20 to 24 minutes and consists of two categories to judge: technical and popular.
A century of pyrotechnic tradition
Everyone who has visited Blanes in the last hundred years, will have seen or heard about this great spectacle, of which there are already references from 1891.
Only the Civil War between 1936 and 1944, and the Covid-19 pandemic in the years 2020 and 2021 prevented its celebration , but since then, there has been no more summer without the sky full of lights, colors and fires.
It consists of an overwhelming balance between 120,000 and 150,000 spectators daily, making a total of people approaching one million throughout the Festival, filling all the beaches, promenades and terraces.
It did not always have the format of a contest, this great proposal was born in the 70s, evolving to become an attractive stage for the best pyrotechnic companies in the world.
One of the most spectacular places to see this amazing spectacle is from the water, on a boat either owned or rented.
It is a privileged place, away from the busy beaches of the town.
Below, we recommend some websites for renting a boat.
Festival of Blanes
As every year, Blanes celebrates its Festa Major, and does so with a program full of activities among which we find a Beach Soccer tournament, a foam party, the Correfoc, etc.
Every night between July 21 and 25, the Ensorra’t Music Festival stands out, with performances such as Mabel Flores or Pelukass, among others such as the concerts of Buhos, Suu or Summer Moguda.
Below we provide the program of activities for 2022 from July 21 to 27, so you have an idea of what awaits you next year.