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Girona & Medieval Towns Besalu, Castelfollit trip

Discover Medieval towns in Cataluya: Castelfollit the hanging town, Besalu with the medieval bridge and Girona with gothic, jewish, roman history, also a "Game of Thrones" set location.

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Girona & Medieval Towns Besalu, Castelfollit trip
Girona & Medieval Towns Besalu, Castelfollit trip

Horario y ubicación

31 mar 2024, 9:00 – 20:30

Barcelona, Plaça d'Espanya, 08004 Barcelona, España

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GIRONA, BESALU and CASTELFOLLIT

Girona City The city had an official population of 103,369 in 2020. Girona is the capital of the province of the same name and also capital of the comarca of the Gironès and the vegueria of Girona. Since much of the old quarter of this ancient city has been preserved, Girona is a popular destination for tourists, and film productions have used it as a filming location (Game of Thrones). The city is located 99 km (62 mi) northeast of Barcelona City.

Besalu: The town's importance was greater in the early Middle Ages, as capital of the county of Besalú, whose territory was roughly the same size as the current comarca of Garrotxa but sometime extended as far as Corbières, Aude, in France. Wilfred the Hairy, credited with the unification of Catalonia, was Count of Besalú. The town was also the birthplace of Raimon Vidal, a medieval troubadour.

Besalú was designated as a historical national property ("conjunt històric-artístic") in 1966. The town's most significant feature is its 12th-century Romanesque bridge over the Fluvià river, which features a gateway at its midpoint. The church of Sant Pere was consecrated in 1003. The town features arcaded streets and squares and also a restored mikveh, a ritual Jewish bath dating from the eleventh or twelfth century, as well as the remains of a medieval synagogue, located in the lower town near the river. Besalú also hosts the Museum of miniatures created by jeweler and art collector Lluís Carreras.

PROGRAM

◆ 9:00: We will meet in plaza de España

◆ 09:15: The bus will move (PLEASE BE ON TIME).

◆ 10:·45 arrive to Castelfollit

◆ 10:45 till 11:45 free time in this small town to have breakfast and visit

◆ 12:00: we will meet again (in the same point where the bus left us).

◆ 12:45: arrive to Besalu

◆ 13:00 till 13:45: free time to visit this small town

◆ 14:45: arrive to Girona.

◆ 15:00: walking tour in Girona

◆ 16:30: Free time to visit enjoy the city

◆ 18:45: we will meet again (in the same point where the bus left us).

◆ 20:30 arrive to Barcelona.

PRICES AND BOOKING

Price for card members 15% off

Early bird 27€ until sunday 24/3 or first 50people

Normal price 32€

CARD MEMBERS discount always 15%

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INCLUDE:

  • Private bus.
  • Guide during the trip
  • Walking tour in Girona

CANCELLATION POLICY

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With membership card :

till 24h before the trip: 100% refunding

With no membership card: no refund

Till 48h before the trip: You can save your money for next trip

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