Besalu Bridge

Address:C-66. 17850 Besalú
Price: free of charge

The old medieval bridge of Besalu, 145 meters long and 5 meters wide, is the most prominent building in the village. Originally built in eleventh century, it consists of seven arches that cross the Fluvià river. It was under the reign of Pere IV, in the fourteenth century, when the two fortified towers were built on the bridge, with the objective of controlling both travelers and wares entering the village. It is a building that can be photographed from almost all possible angles and also has a parallel road, the C-66, from which can also be seen.

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