Vila Vella (Old Town), Tossa de Mar

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Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
The only example of a fortified medieval town still standing on the Catalan coast, Vila Vella (Old Town) is full of narrow, cobbled streets. Inside its stone walls, discover a medieval hospital, remnants of a Gothic church that appear to have been built upon an earlier Romanesque church, and the municipal museum. Walk up to its highest point, where the lighthouse stands, and appreciate the broad views of the town and coast. A steep climb up is required to reach the site on foot, or you can take the small tourist train up to the top. Enjoy Catalan food in one of the many cafes and restaurants. Put Vila Vella (Old Town) and other Tossa de Mar attractions into our Tossa de Mar trip builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Very atmospheric. Several cute shops and restaurants. Great views. It’s nice to have a little history to go with your beach.  more »
  • We've spent so many holidays in the south of France, in fact right across France over the years. This year we should've been in Florida, but Covid killed that plan off. So we set about driving...  more »

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