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Castillo de Tossa de Mar, Tossa de Mar
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Originally constructed to spot marauders at sea, the walled medieval Castillo de Tossa de Mar now looks out over the much less menacing scene of locals and vacationers lazing on the wide beach below. This castle-cum-lighthouse on the top of Mt. Guardí dates back to the 12th century, and you can reach it via a walk or a short tram ride up the hill. Once at the castle, stand by the cannons pointing out over the cliff to imagine yourself defending the city against medieval pirates. A handful of restaurants built within old houses in the castle walls provide ideal spots for lunch. Arrange your visit to Castillo de Tossa de Mar and discover more family-friendly attractions in Tossa de Mar using our Tossa de Mar itinerary maker.
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  • He had never been in this town and the truth is that I loved it. Center surrounded with much charm and spectacular views. I sure I will return!
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  • It is a place full of magic, which combines the incredible payas, its castle, its people... Place worthy of stay is some days and tour their streets.
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  • The conservation is super, the Church of San Miguel half destroyed by them pumps interesting and if over you find by the road with the statue of Ava Gardner...
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