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Went for a visit to this monument and it is quite a walk up hill and there are steps. Would not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Easy to find and well with the walk up to the tower. The tower is unfortunately locked, but still... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Worthing, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a visit to this monument and it is quite a walk up hill and there are steps. Would not want too do this if very hot day. The views are marvellous when you reach the top.

Thank Taggert1
Reviewed 23 August 2018 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 9 August 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 29 July 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 26 July 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 10 July 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 8 July 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 1 July 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 22 June 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 15 May 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
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19 October 2018|
Response from Craig D | Reviewed this property |
Well, we were on a tour and was driven up to it. It's not a hard walk to get to the top to see the amazing views and see all the stone work around it. It is well worth seeing.