When considering our next destination, we try to find Aires which are free, have facilities and are within a place of interest. Sometimes we are lucky and our next port of call did not disappoint. Besalu really was breathtaking. A medieval town entered by crossing the Veijo bridge built around the 11th century, which has a magnificent toll gate in the middle. It really does look like a film set from the Game of Thrones.
Walking through the city gate through tiny cobbled streets, you can’t help but wonder about our ancestors and how they lived hundred of years ago. It must have been a wealthy town as it has a large Jewish quarter and many fine houses.
Besalu was the capital of this region before Barcelona and it’s steeped in history. We stayed 3 nights in this beautiful town and I was sad to leave.