"Stunningly Medieval Besalu" Top 5 Page for this destination Besalú by angiebabe
Besalú Travel Guide: 35 reviews and 97 photos
Is what I read in my DK Eyewitness Travel Guide on Spain in the small writeup under Besalu in Catalunya ' with a striking approach across a fortified bridge over the Riu Flavia'. Though the picture included with the writeup didnt have the bridge in the picture - which was indeed excitingly impressive when approaching on the bus into the town - a visit here sounded an appealing option.
I arrived off the train from Blanes at Girona with about 20 minutes before departure of the bus, with departures hourly to 2 hourly, so for 6.70 euro return I took the opportunity to head 32 km, or 45minutes, north into lovely countryside.
With timetables at the bus stop arriving at Besalu I was able to plan for a 6 pm bus back to Girona giving me 2 hours to see the town.
- Pros:wonderfully medieval!, most of Catalunya historic buildings are here in this town, beautiful buildings, so many photos to take!, Spains only mikvah is here!,
The only known surviving jewish ritual bath, known as a miqve, was discovered in 1964 when owners of the land attempted... more travel advice
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