Do you want to know what to see in Tossa de Mar before visiting it? Here we explain what are the main places you should visit.

Tossa de Mar is considered by many as one of the most beautiful and interesting towns on the Costa Brava that you can visit. Every year it receives a large number of tourists from all over the world, this is because of the large number of activities that can be done and the large number of options that exist to see or do in this particular destination. It has historical monuments, neighborhoods from medieval times, that you simply can not miss.

In Barcelona Private Tours we will tell you some of the places to see and things to do in Tossa de Mar. Among the highlights are:

The Castle in Toss de Mar

The castle is one of the places you should definitely visit on your visit to Tossa de Mar on the Costa Brava, this is located on the main beach, created in the twelfth century, but today it is possible to visit parts of it, as its huge walled enclosure, many of its towers and watchtowers. Declared a National Historic and Artistic Monument in 1931, an example of the medieval town that exists today on the Catalan coast.

If you wish to take a guided tour of the castle, visit our Costa Brava Private Tours page and select the tour that best suits your requirements.

La Vila Vella de Tossa de Mar

A place with a long medieval history, another of the National Historic-Artistic Monuments of the coastal region, an authentic symbol of the region. In the past it was a fortification of much renown and over the years suffered countless attacks and falls, but in turn was rebuilt and with some remo delaciones. From here you have a privileged view of the main beach and some of the surrounding beaches such as Platja d’es Codolar and the bay of Tossa.

A historical and essential place in your visit to Tossa de Mar.

Tossa Lighthouse

Keep your camera ready and enjoy what is the highest point of Tossa de Mar and that stands out among the waters of the Mediterranean. In the past this lighthouse performed some functions for the population and nowadays it is one of the main historical points of Tossa. It is possible to climb the lighthouse and contemplate the view that it offers, in a guided tour it is possible to know even the smallest detail in its past and recent history.

Parish Church of San Vicente de Tossa

Used in the past by the French as a shelter for their gunpowder and ammunition, this ancient parish has a gothic style inherited from many years ago. It is one of the places you should definitely visit.

Beaches of Tossa de Mar

As we have already mentioned, Tossa is a very special place where you can enjoy magnificent beaches. During the summer is the season with the highest flow of tourists. It is difficult to choose at least one to visit, but all of them can be pleasantly enjoyed; among the most outstanding and not to be missed are: “Playa Grande” the most famous of all in Tossa de Mar, Playa de la Mar Menuda, a bay surrounded by rocks; Cala Codolar located behind the wall of the Vila Vella, considered by many as the most beautiful.

Camí de Ronda

One of the best things to do in Tossa is to walk along Camí de Ronda, a very interesting route for many, as you can walk through stretches of forest, cliffs, coves and viewpoints; of course you can get incredible views of the beach.

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