Segway Tours Garrotxa Besalú NATURATOURS
The town of Besalú is located in a traditional and important crossroads east of Garrotxa. Bisuldunum, its original name, was a fortress between two rivers: Fluvià south and north Capellades.
Besalú was the seat of an important independent county. It has a historic-artistic medieval considered one of the best preserved in Catalonia. Part of this whole ancient church of St. Peter montestir twelfth century, highlighting the originality of its ambulatory; the church of San Vicente twelfth century, which conserves a lateral Gothic chapel dedicated to the Holy Cross; the facade of the old church of Sant Julià hospital twelfth century; Casa de Cornellà, monument XII century Romanesque and Gothic Room of the Royal Curia. Highlights the Jewish, especially i Miqvé.
The Miqvé or ritual bathhouse in Besalú, along with Girona, the only Jewish baths site discovered so far in the Iberian Peninsula. It is a stone house with a barrel vault, typically Romance, twelfth century.
The majestic Romanesque bridge over the River Fluvià is another vestiges County Besalú, along with Barcelona, Ripoll and Girona, saw the birth of the Catalan nation. Not only monuments should be assessed Besalú, but also offering air medieval streets full of memories.
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