Vila Vella (Old Town), Tossa de Mar

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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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  • Beautiful place to kick back or do a little adventuring. Did not stay for dinner as it looked relatively touristy, but convenient and fun! 
    Beautiful place to kick back or do a little adventuring. Did not stay for dinner as it looked relatively touristy, but convenient and fun!  more »
  • Worth a visit and it is free. Great views and a lot of interesting shops and restaurants inside. There is also usually some entertainment going on. 
    Worth a visit and it is free. Great views and a lot of interesting shops and restaurants inside. There is also usually some entertainment going on.  more »
  • Picturesque and serene. The old town is cute and the views from the castle are sublime. You won't regret spending time here. 
    Picturesque and serene. The old town is cute and the views from the castle are sublime. You won't regret spending time here.  more »

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