Activities and visits for Schools

The Marimurtra Botanical Garden is an open-air museum of great botanical and scientific interest. It is considered one of the most interesting botanical gardens in Europe. its visit offers the opportunity to learn from plants around the world through direct observation.

The Carl Faust Foundation can provide professional guides formed to accompany school groups of different educational levels in order to make the visit to the Garden as appropriate, profitable and enjoyable as possible.The visit is adapted to the age of the students, their level and their needs.

Information catalog for school groups

Types of visit

Without guide

The visit without guide is done without any official Marimurtra guide. The price is 6.40 € per person and free of charge for the group leader. You can download the map of the Garden to navigate inland at this link.

Whit guide

Guided tours are 90 minutes (95 € / guide). Each guide includes groups of 20/25 people. The price does not include entry to the garden (€ 6.40 per person).

90-minute guided tours (€ 95 / guide):
  • Discover Marimurtra:
    Discover the Marimurtra Botanic Garden, the surroundings, the racons and plant species from around the world accompanied by a guide. You’ll know the figure of Carl Faust, the garden maker, and you’ll enjoy a journey of about 2 km with over 4,000 species, where you can visit the whole garden and discover the most characteristic plants.
  • Welcome to Marimurtra:
    It is a 15-minute introduction by a Marimurtra guide in front of the Garden map. The location and extension of the Botanical Garden, its history and who was its founder are explained. The recommended route is also indicated to be able to observe the most significant specimens and the essential corners. After the introduction, the group continues with a free visit. The price of this service is €20/group. This price does not include admission to the garden. This visit is offered from Monday to Friday with prior reservation, but can be requested on the weekend depending on the availability of guides. In both cases, it is necessary to fill out the form that you will find at the bottom of the page or contact

Frequently asked questions

At what times can the visits/activities be done?
The free visit can be made at any time during the opening hours of the Garden. Visits and activities can be booked in the following morning shifts: at 10:00 a.m. and at 12:00 p.m. (check availability for afternoon shifts). The activity will end at the scheduled time regardless of the group’s arrival time. That is why we recommend arriving half an hour before the visit.

Is it possible to have breakfast in the garden on the day of the visit?
Yes, you can have breakfast in the garden, in the picnic area. That’s why we recommend arriving half an hour before the start of the activity/visit to have breakfast or go to the services and start on time. In the case of a free visit, it will be necessary to indicate the time of use of the picnic area.

Can we have lunch in the garden on the day of the visit?
Yes, you can have lunch in the garden as long as it is within Marimurtra’s opening hours and indicated at the time of booking. In this case the exit will be through the main door of the Garden. You can also go to Cala Sant Francesc for lunch (5-10′ on foot along the road to Ronda).

Through which door should we access the garden?
If you arrive by coach: through the group gate. You will be able to leave through the same door once the visit/activity has ended. If you arrive on foot or by car: through the main door.

Can we stay in the garden after the tour/activity?
Yes, you can stay visiting Marimurtra. In this case, the exit will have to be made through the main door.


How to make the reservation?

In order to make the group reservation, you must fill in the following form:

    Contact details

    Entity name:

    Contact Email (required):

    Telephone contact:

    Fiscal data

    Do you want an invoice?

    If you want an invoice, you need to provide us with the tax information:
    Tax name:

    Fiscal address:

    Postal code:



    Billing email:

    Group information

    Origin of the group:

    City group overnight:

    Date of the visit:

    Visit time:

    Visit type:
    Visit without guideWelcome to Marimurtra + Visit without guideGuided tour 90 min Discover Marimurtra
    Number of people in the group:

    Number of guides / companions of the group:

    Garden Access:

    Payment method:



    How to get to Marimurtra?

    You can get to Marimurtra by bus by accessing the garden groups entrance (C / Jardí s / n). It is essential that you tell us if you will arrive with your bus (the address to park the bus is Carrer Cala Bona, 13). You can use this space to park as long as there is no other coach that requires it. According to the road authorities of the municipality of Blanes, only coaches with a maximum size of 12 meters can access. We also ask that the engines remain switched off at all times. You will find the complete route from the motorway exit to the group gate at the following link:

    On foot, by bicycle or by car
    • From the center of Blanes, following the signs for the mountain above the port.
    • From Lloret, take the access road to the Costa Brava (Gi-682) in the direction of the Blanes Regional Hospital and follow the signs that lead to the Garden.
    With the touristic train
    • From Plaza Catalunya in Blanes and stops right in front of the entrance to the Botanical Garden. Check the schedules and prices at For reservations and more information: +34 93 561 20 00 or

    Opening times

    • Check the home page to find out about the most updated information about opening times.

    Closed: 24th, 25th, 26th and 31st December – 1st , 5th and 6th January

    Check here the datges with incidences in some locations of the Botanical Garden

    Rules in Marimurtra

    The Marimurtra Botanical Garden is an open-air museum with a lot of plant diversity of great botanical interest. The visit must at all times be as respectful as possible of the integrity and well-being of the plants.
    Check Marimurtra’s rules of use and conduct here.

    Map of the Garden

    By clicking here you can download the garden map in PDF format to consult it from any electronic device.

    Respect the Garden

    Maintaining a private botanical garden is a challenge, but it is possible thanks to people who trust us and believe in our cause. Help us keep Carl Faust’s work alive so that all visitors can continue to enjoy it as they have until now. Caring for nature and respecting the environment is everyone’s job.