The first town as one enters the Garroxta, Besalú’s history goes back to the ubiquitous Romans but it’s better known for its medieval buildings and bridge over the R Fluvia. The current inhabitants are proudly and fiercely Catalan.

Protest against the imprisonment of Catalonian separatist politicians

Some parts of the bridge date back to the C11th

It’s a good place to wander

I’m now heading into the area of 30 (hopefully) extinct volcanos in the Garrotxa natural park …

🙂 🙂 🙂

10 thoughts on “Garrotxa

  1. Great and meaningful pictures.
    Marvellous place.
    Hard square heads too, half my family from there, they can be . . .
    never bad mouth your ancestors, “Gafarot” doesn’t come from Siberia, you know !

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