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Exile Memorial

| Coll dels Belitres, 17497 Portbou, Spain
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Memorial to the Spanish who crossed into France during the Civil War

We stopped off briefly on a journey along the coast road from the Costa Brava to southern France... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Pip T
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London, United Kingdom
Moving memorial to the Spanish Civil War

The hike up the mountain from Portbou (about 30 minutes) gives the visitor a brief feeling of what... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
MARTINKalfatovic
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ARLINGTON
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A memorial dedicated to those who between January and February 1939 crossed the border into France fleeing the terror of Francoism. Monoliths and stands installed at this point give information and show images of the exiled population. This point also provides magnificent views of the coastline.
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  • Average27%
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29 Oct 2017
“Memorial to the Spanish who crossed into France during the Civil War”
28 May 2017
“Moving memorial to the Spanish Civil War”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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| Coll dels Belitres, 17497 Portbou, Spain
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We stopped off briefly on a journey along the coast road from the Costa Brava to southern France. The memorial consists of photos and text telling the story of the 100,000 people who crossed the border into France 1939, a sad and interesting story. There...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

The hike up the mountain from Portbou (about 30 minutes) gives the visitor a brief feeling of what it must have been like for the refugees who traveled this route in the 1930s. The memorial itself is very informative and there are amazing views down...More

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