In Barcelona Private Tours, we highly recommend a tour of this wonderful medieval village and if you visit the Costa Brava, you can not miss Besalu, which is a town with great medieval history. The best way to tour Besalu is by the hand of one of our experts, one of our tours on our Costa Brava Private Tours page is the best way to get a complete visit, where we will take you to visit:
One of the places with more Romanesque history in Besalú, built in the thirteenth century the church retains different ancient elements that tells part of the history of the church. It is a real gem that you can not miss on your visit. On a tour of the church we can see the Gothic tomb of Pere de Rovira, all kinds of decorative elements that adorn this ancient church in a great way.
A must visit in Besalú, built in the XII century, this bridge allowed to cross the Fluvia river and was the main entrance to this medieval town. Due to the passage of time, this bridge has been restored several times, the most significant was undoubtedly after the civil war, which destroyed up to two of its arches at the time. When you visit it, we recommend you to have your camera ready to capture the exact moment of what will be an unforgettable visit.
This interesting place in Besalú is used even today by men and women for all kinds of Judaism rituals. Discovered in 1964, just below the remains of the ancient synagogue, these 12th century baths are spread all over the country (Spain), but where they are best preserved today is in Besalú.
Located in the Plaza Prat de Sant Pere, is the Benedictine monastery of Sant Pere, which was built in the tenth century, is one of the most historic places in Besalú that you should definitely visit. From the first moment you will be surprised by its old facade, preserved to this day, in this facade highlights its two large windows, both with the image of two lions, which represents the protection of the monastery. At the same point where the monastery is located, it is possible to visit other very interesting points of interest such as: Casa Llaudes or Casa Cornellà.
This is a particular museum dedicated to the circus of Europe, it is definitely a place to see in Besalú. On your visit you will be able to contemplate the 250 years of history of the modern circus. In addition, you will be able to observe the more than 1000 pieces that are in the place.
Another interesting thing to do in Besalú, is to take a nice walk along the banks of the Fluvía River, from the shore you can have an unbeatable view of the bridge, so we recommend you to have your camera ready. There are different paths which you can use to enjoy the tour and along the way you can find other interesting historical elements of Besalú.