Stroll across an 11th century bridge into Besalú's medieval old town
A short trip from Barcelona via bus or car, explore Besalú's medieval old town. Cross its restored 11th century bridge into a picturesque village with cobblestone streets. Shop for handmade trinkets or stop off for a meal or a drink in bars and restaurants offering traditional Catalan fare. While you're there, be sure to stop off and see Besalú's historic synagogue and Jewish ritual baths.
By Chris Ciolli, AFAR Local Expert
17850 Besalú, Girona, Spain