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Besalú & 4 Medieval Towns Tour from Barcelona with Hotel Pick-Up in Small Group

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    Pass By: Passeig de Gracia, Barcelona Spain

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    Pass By: Casa Batllo, Passeig de Gracia, 43, 08007 Barcelona Spain

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    Pass By: Casa Batllo, Passeig de Gracia, 43, 08007 Barcelona Spain

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    Stop At: Placa Major, 08500, Vic Spain

    Enjoy a walking tour and get immersed in the Medieval atmosphere of the city, passing by the plaça Major, the biggest square of Vic. Admire the old town hall, known as the Casa Comella, a 19th century modernist palace. Cherish the beautiful open space where fairs, markets and concerts are held.
    Continue the walking tour in Vic to have a look to the Cathedral, a Spanish Catholic temple which crosses in its styles much of European architectural history, from Romanesque to Neoclassical, going through the full Gothic and the Baroque.
    Get to know about Vic’s rich history in the company of your professional tour guide and visit the most interesting heritage of the city.
    Enjoy some free time in Vic and take the chance to taste the typical Catalan gastronomy. Your guide will show you the best places to eat a traditional lunch.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Catedral de Sant Pere de Vic, Placa de la Catedral S/N, 08500, Vic Spain

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    Pass By: Templo Romano de Vic, Carrer del Pare Xifre, 08506, Vic Spain

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    Stop At: Castellfollit de la Roca Spain

    When leaving Vic, pass by Castellfollit de la Roca. Get surprised by this little medieval village, built on top of a 40 meters high cliff of a very mysterious basaltic wall. This place is a perfect location for a break and to take wonderful pictures.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Volcan de Santa Margarida, Santa Pau Spain

    Along the way, enjoy a walking tour in Santa Pau, located in the south-east of the plain of Olot, in the heart of the volcanic zone. Santa Pau is one of those places that you fall in love with at first sight and you never tire of returning. Located in the heart of the Garrotxa, it is tiny, medieval and surrounded by greenery. Getting lost in its streets, breathing the fresh air ... the medieval ensemble, which mixes Gothic and Renaissance, allows you to get an idea of how important the barony of Santa Pau should have been during the Middle Ages.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Bridge of Besalu, Carrer del Pont Vell, 17, 17850, Besalu Spain

    Finish your tour in beauty in Besalú, one of the best conserved medieval old towns of Catalonia, which was named Historical and Artistic National Monument in 1996. Discover its cultural and natural heritage, by walking through its narrow streets that will lead you to the center of the town. Your guide will explain you the importance of the jewish community who lived in Besalú during the Middle Ages.
    A large section of the original town walls which date back to the 12th century still remain intact and contain a number of old gateways into the town. Inside the walls, the old town of Besalú is a charming maze of stone walls and cobbled streets which have largely gone unmoved since the Middle Ages.
    Get surprised by the medieval bridge of Besalú. This bridge is very famous in the Catalan territory because of its views from this medieval architecture bridge with an antique and charming essence. This Medieval masterpiece is unmissable when travelling through the Catalonian old towns.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Pass By: Castillo de Besalu, 17850, Besalu Spain

    Besalú will continue to amaze you with its medieval castle, already documented in the tenth century, built on top of a hill where the remains of the canonical Santa Maria, in the High Middle Ages. As it was built on top of a hill, you will enjoy beautiful views and have the chance to make amazing pictures.
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    Reviewed 5 June 2019

    Sometimes I wish I would think ahead and bring along some kind of recording device to mark all the words of a knowledgeable guide. Nuria was not just smart and brain-worthy. She knew her medieval towns as if she, herself, had lived them. Nuria arrived...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank dianebE3646ST
    Reviewed 28 May 2019

    While we were a little hesitant to give up a whole day to see Medieval towns, it was very interesting and offered some great photos opportunities, plus everyone learned a lot. The group was small (my family was in 3 and other couple), which was...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Travelingconroys
    Reviewed 16 October 2018

    To give context our guide became unavailable at the last minute and we were reallocated to a guide who was less experienced on this route.None the less our guide “Nuria” did a great job in the circumstances.So you understand what you are getting, the guide...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
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