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Walled site in Tossa de Mar

  • Walled site in Tossa de Mar. Girona © Turespaña

    Walled site in Tossa de Mar. Girona © Turespaña



Defensive walls


12th-14th centuries


17320 Tossa, Tossa de Mar
Girona, Catalonia


This town was surrounded by walls in order to prevent attack from the sea. Various parts of the wall still survive, and have battlements, semicircular gateways, several round Romanesque towers and machicolations dating from the 12th century. The current site dates from the 14th century, and the features of particular note include the clock tower and the Codolar tower.

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