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Vila Vella (Old Town)

Tossa de Mar, Spain
+34 972 34 01 00
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This National Monument is the only surviving walled city on the Catalan coast.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old town” (296 reviews)
“cobbled streets” (46 reviews)
LOCATION
Tossa de Mar, Spain
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+34 972 34 01 00
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"old town"
in 296 reviews
"cobbled streets"
in 46 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 25 reviews
"costa brava"
in 40 reviews
"beautiful place"
in 25 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 22 reviews
"ava gardner"
in 19 reviews
"tourist train"
in 10 reviews
"tapas"
in 14 reviews
"within the walls"
in 9 reviews
"amazing views"
in 17 reviews
"castle walls"
in 17 reviews
"small beach"
in 9 reviews
"vila"
in 76 reviews
"lighthouse"
in 64 reviews
"spain"
in 36 reviews
"stroll"
in 30 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago

While in Tossa make the effort to walk around the walls of the old town and climb to the top for a spectacular view and a nice cold drink from the tapas bar! If you have walking difficulties it may be tricky but there is...More

Thank annb3108
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous bit of culture on the doorstep - so easy to visit when you have the kids in town anyway for the shopping, beach, snorkelling or food! We had wondered around but only on the final day we had a serendipitous adventure. The...More

Thank LMBliss
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a beautiful view to the sea and towers are also good conditions there are not only ruins. If you travel to neighbourhood of Tossa de mar you can not miss out.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 8th time to Tossa de Mar. The place is stunning. There is so much to explore and appreciate. When we put pictures on social media , people comment on how stunning it is and ask where it is etc. You really must...More

Thank Nicola F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Numerous narrow streets and alleyways with all types of shops, bars, restaurants, little squares - plenty of atmosphere and charm. There are many good restaurants with varying menus - fish choices often abundant

Thank Alamo77
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Vila Vella, with its narrow, cobblestoned streets, is the most charming part of Tossa de Mar. Don't look at the map, and let yourself get lost between the alleys in this journey to the past. It's the only example of a fortified medieval town...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you go to tossa demar in Spain you must visit the old town and the castle you can get a road train that will take you to the top and agrat view of the town and the beach. Going back soon will let you...More

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

nice summer walk with restaurants and bars, amazing to think people still living in the buildings with loads of small alleyways to explore, it makes you feel your in another time.

Thank daryl321
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

lovely old town lots of bars and resturants with a spanish feel the shop's are very spanish and worth looking inside,lovely beach near the castle that has a beach bar and gets very busy.

Thank melissa h
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

We far prefer to enter the Vila Vella through the arch ,walk through the winding alleyways and then return, taking in the dramatic sea and coastline views, by the pedestrian road. There are 4 restaurants within the walls and also a snack bar. A must...More

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Do you mean a child's buggy when you say 'pushchair'? If so - parts of it are accessible if it's an all terrain buggy - I did see someone with a buggy the day we were there. However, quite a lot of it wouldn't be suitable... More
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Response from PaulNock | Reviewed this property |
Depends...coast road fabulous but takes a lot longer....autoroute probably one hour but to be honest there is a lot of great stuff much closer , both in Spain and France.Collioure and Cadeques absolute musts for a... More
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