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Vila Vella (Old Town)

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Address: Tossa de Mar, Spain
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+34 972 34 01 00
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This National Monument is the only surviving walled city on the Catalan...

This National Monument is the only surviving walled city on the Catalan coast.

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Costa Brava Half-day Trip from Barcelona
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Sunlit pedestrian ancient lanes

Although popular with visitors from across the world Tossa de Mar's old town hasn't become trivial and false like many tourist destinations. Wandering through the lanes and up... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Carcassonne, France
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Carcassonne, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although popular with visitors from across the world Tossa de Mar's old town hasn't become trivial and false like many tourist destinations. Wandering through the lanes and up the slopes the original character of this former fishing village manifests its charm

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just loved walking through this old historic town . So interesting with a few really cute little shops. Such a special day .

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Riverview, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely walk through Vila Vella. Holding hands, making observations, and taking in the love that the surroundings give.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Took the high speed Renfre Train from Barcelona Sants,Station.......a 37min ride. The old town with its narrow cobblestone streets and many churches and museums was very interesting and fascinating.................the whole area was spotlessly clean and had many fine restaurants...........we spent the whole day exploring the area which was most enjoyable A very worthwhile day trip from Barcelona!!

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Every step is fantastic! Feel and enjoy every step you take. Don't rusch! You have to experince the feeling!

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This little village is inside of Castillo de Tossa de Mar, you can find a nice restaurant, one antique shop some little streets,many old houses from stone and also Municipal Museum.

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Mannheim, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Wonderfull during the day and magical at night, enjoy a perfect stroll thru the old town and enjoy the views

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great little village enclosed with medieval walls. Nice couple of shops, bar on top serves great Cava Sangria

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Beautiful views and the small bar in the centre of the town is a must visit for tapas and refreshments.

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Hadsten, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Did not know Girona had such a nice old town centre. Really nice walking around there and seeing lots of old stonehouses. Walking the city wall is also a really nice walk with a fine view on the city. There a many good restaurants in the old centre.

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