Walter Benjamin Route

Address:Portbou-Banyuls. 17497 Portbou
Price: free of charge

Walter Benjamin Route is a 9.5 miles signposted pedestrian path across the Pyrinees next to the sea, between the spanish village Portbou and the french one Banyuls. This was the last step of the german philosopher Walter Benjamin, who exiled from Germany for being jewish and who aimed to arrive to America, but who died in tragic circumstances in Portbou 26th September 1940.

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La Ruta Walter Benjamin creua la frontera entre Catalunya i França, des de Portbou a Banyuls

La Route Walter Benjamin est une piste forestière entre la Catalogne et la France

Un buen lugar para empezar la Ruta Walter Benjamin entre Portbou y Banyuls es el Memorial, en la primera localidad, junto al puerto

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