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Villages with charm in the Empordà and on the Costa Brava

Discover some of the most charming parts of Catalonia

From the mediaeval period through to today, passing through Jewish legacy, the Renaissance and Modernism, the mediaeval villages in the Empordà have a history that has left its marks on the territory, providing a testimony to the passage of time.

One of the most characteristic points of interest in the mediaeval city of Besalú is, without a doubt, the fortified bridge over the river; while the old centre of Pals is worth a visit for its Romanesque circular tower, the Torre de les Hores. In Sant Pere de Peratallada there is a very well-preserved ancient fortified centre. In Peralada, we recommend strolling through its narrow streets, visiting the museums, the cloister of Sant Domènec and the impressive Casino-Castle that bears its name. By visiting the inland part of the Alt Empordà, you will be able to discover and admire remains of its splendid mediaeval past.

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