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“old town”(21 reviews)
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Ancient bridge (11th century) with towers..
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Carrer del Pont Vell, 17, 17850, Besalu, Spain
+34 972 59 12 40
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All reviews old town well worth a visit few hours small city civil war charming village the main road couple of hours jewish quarter nice view stunning architecture taking place lovely lunch short walk beautiful walk memorable experience de la
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very cosy mediëval City. So worth the visit, plenty To see, eat and buy. Free parking left and right side of bridge

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank IdaV354
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Besalu is the most beautiful and picturesque medieval town in Spain. There are a lot of historical buildings representing wonderful catalan medieval architecture. You can see a big characterful 12th century Romanesque bridge ! Go there, it's really a nice town in Spain.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Just to walk across this bridge into the old town of Besalu is worth it. There are good views both ways, and the bridge is impressively build, and has a good surface which also invites wheel chair users. If the weather is pleasant, then do...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wnijman
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit and wanderer around. Little medieval town with beautiful bridge to enter the center.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TVancamp
Reviewed October 16, 2018

A beautiful structure to welcome us to this delightful mediaeval town with interesting history. Bridge builders of today could learn something about aesthetics,.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

the light at sunrise makes it look really nice; there were swans in the river beneath us and a good view towards the old town

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ivaylo D
Reviewed October 14, 2018

September 2018; a wonderful bridge and old town, great to wander around and soak up the atmosphere, however Catalan independence protests are ruining the whole area with huge posters everywhere. There are yellow markings all over the roads and yellow ribbons that have become unsightly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alan C
Reviewed October 14, 2018

8th October So many people have reviewed this amazing bridge but I will just add mine too. A beautiful walk through the old very picturesque Jewish quarter leads to the bridge, which is not too easy to find if you end up parking on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 118lucyh
Reviewed October 12, 2018

For me it's better seen from the village with its reflection in the river. There is a large free car park situated at one of the bridge so crossing over it into the charming village will cost you nothing,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank auntieshaz21
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a old beautiful bridge with much history. The city is filled with stories and beauty. A nice afternoon experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
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January 13, 2016|
Response from dieniggi |
there is a bus from Girona. Check out TEISA bus. I´ll be going there next week from Barcelona.
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