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Vila Vella (Old Town), Tossa de Mar

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Historic Site
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 Romanesque church, a Gothic 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. Make Vila Vella (Old Town) part of your personalized Tossa de Mar itinerary using our Tossa de Mar itinerary planner.
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  • It was a charming little town to stroll along after a hiking trip. Very suitable for family with small children as well.  more »
  • Just enjoy walking around in the little street . You will find nice architecture and little shops. The way to the castle passes through the old town  more »
  • A really charming town a lovely place to stay and explore the surrounding area, don't miss the old church and the castle  more »
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  • Very nice historic place with amazing views. Cozy little streets and many small restaurants in the old town area within the castle walls.
  • What amazing views of Tosso de Mar, Mediterranean Costa Bravo, north of Barcelona.
  • The best place
  • Very beautiful and peaceful and must visit.
  • Amazing historic place with great views on the top.