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Ancient bridge (11th century) with towers..
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Sobre el rio Fluvia 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 the main square beautiful village couple of hours nice view taking place lovely lunch short walk shops selling memorable experience walk around de la on foot
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Ivaylo D
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Lucy H
Reviewed 4 days ago

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,

Thank auntieshaz21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank rweber3158
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking through the Bridge of Besalú is just like you are going back to the future. This is a town from 12 century which still in good shape. The Bridge of Besalú is cross over the Fluvia River with the city gate right at the...More

Thank Suchet S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the main attractions in the quaint medieval town of Besalu, and really feels like you're stepping back in time as you walk across. That being said, it is just a bridge - as long as that's your expectation, definitely worth a...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2018

This is a great little town. Lots of day trippers, but in the evenings it's so quiet...Cute shops open during the day, and a few, really good restaurants open in the evenings.

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We tagged on to a cruise ship’s half day excursion to see this. The bridge is a good vantage point but some of the old town walls have been somewhat less than sympathetically restored - breeze block sections - seriously? What should have been a...More

Thank BazSingapore
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Besalu is a lovely medievial town making for a welcome change from the beach. Plenty of shops for souvenir shopping and plenty of choices for a nice little lunch.

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14 January 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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