The Castle of Tossa de Mar was built in 1187 on the request of the abbot of Ripoll (locality Pre- Catalan Pyrenees ), which also allowed to construct within and outside the fortified area. The castle is located in the old Town ‘Vila Vella ‘. The great tower of the castle was demolished in 1917 to be rebuilt into the current Lighthouse of Tossa. The walls of the Vila Vella are symbol of Tossa and are considered the only nad unique example of a fortified medieval town that can be found in the Catalan coast. They were built in the […]
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