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TOSSA DE MAR AND THE COSTA BRAVA – TOP TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

tossa de mar costa brava tourist attractions

Tossa de Mar belongs to the municipality of Girona and is an hour and a half from the city of Barcelona, is considered one of the most beautiful medieval villages of the Costa Brava where to enjoy a day of beach, visit its historical heritage and enjoy of the nature.

TOSSA DE MAR TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

Villa romana dels Ametllers ( s. I a. C. – VI b. C.)

In the same center of the town we can find the archaeological remains of the Roman villa, in which we can discover how the ancient Romans lived in the town of Tossa de Mar, the village is divided by two parts, The highest of the villa and the storage area of supplies that is located in the lower area of the Villa, during the visit we can observe some well preserved elements such as the bathing area and its swimming pools and some mosaics. The elements that were found in the town during the excavations are exposed in the municipal museum of Tossa de Mar.

Walled enclosure (s. XIII)

In walled enclosure is one of the most important parts of Tossa de Mar, where we can find the old medieval quarter, a perfect place to walk while discovering its charming corners and where to visit their craft shops or buy some souvenirs of your visit to Tossa de Mar, also from the old medieval quarter you can access the upper part of the wall from where we can access its famous medieval castle (XII – XIV) and from where you can see the cost and the town of Tossa de Mar.

Torre de Can Magí o Torre de los Moros (s. XVI)

It is a watch tower that was part of the defense of the people against the attacks of the pirates of North Africa, this tower was in constant activity, both day and night, from which the population was warned in case Of attack to be placed safely inside the walled enclosure.

The old Hospital de San Miguel (Casa de la Cultura, s. XVIII)

This old hospital was destined to works of charity for the poorest people of the zone, was built by Tomás Vidal Rei and at the moment is the house of Culture of Tossa de Mar.

If you wish to visit this beautiful medieval village of Tossa de Mar you can opt for more information in our Girona and Costa Brava Day trip From Barcelona.

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