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Address: Placa Major, 08500, Vic, Spain
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Mix of old and new...

First thing that struck me here was the wonderfull use of the old buildings with spotless smoked glass windows, and really well done lighting, you arrive in the square and think... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2017
garylomas
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Portishead, United Kingdom
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Portishead, United Kingdom
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411 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2017

First thing that struck me here was the wonderfull use of the old buildings with spotless smoked glass windows, and really well done lighting, you arrive in the square and think Ho Hum... but when you explore the narrow side streets, shops and restuarants, you will be amazed and impressed at the design and quality of all, Hope this has... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed February 7, 2017

I will start by saying I was only in Vic for a couple hours and it wasn't a day when the square had the market set up, so I'm sure the place is a lot more lively on that day during the week. My group stopped here for lunch on the way further north and there was a little free... More 

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Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Relax place to hang out before heading out for lunch. The kids went running around in their scooters and had lots of fun. We sat and sip our drinks with the sun shinning in...

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Helsinki
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2016

There is nothing wrong with Vic city itself except for it is really not worth of the time to drive here. There were very few sites to see, and it did not feel safe for a town of this size. Suspicious people were all over the town, in different streets big and small, had to hold my handbag tight to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed December 9, 2016

Pretty medieval square flanked with shops/bars and restaurants.All other routes worth taking lead from this point so its a good place to start.

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1 Thank Jonny97
Marrakech, Morocco, Africa
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2016

This is a historical and interesting earthen placa with many interesting buildings and shops. A great place to eat dinner or get a drink and window shop.

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Vic, Spain
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Lovely slow city, full of great surprises. You can enjoy their monuments, their excellent food, shops of all sorts...

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Girona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

This square is the most famous in vic and offers a weekly market on Saturdays, surrounded by restaurants and other traditional businesses, you can see the most beautiful part of the city at walking distance.

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Texas City, Texas
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128 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Small plaza for sure and different. It is sandy with historic buildings surrounding it. When you are in Vic for a short visit go to the tourist office where they speak excellent English and they have a map in English for a self guided walking tour of the historic old town of Vic. It takes about 90 mns to walk... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Some interesting building surround this place in special to buy "fuet", thin spicy sausage tipical of Catalonia) A little charming but not too special. Some terraces in a further no too turistic city, may be because i found serious-minded people who argue avoid "spanish" or similar sense (french too)

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