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Tossa de Mar 316 yd from city centre
The Hotel Windsor is located in the center of Tossa de Mar, just 2 minutes from the beach and next to the historic...
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One of the first places to ever attract foreign visitors on the Costa Brava, Tossa de Mar is a resort town that curves around a spectacular boat-filled bay, boasting quaint narrow streets, medieval walls and towers, and stunning cliff top views.
Tossa de Mar is open to holidaymakers of all budgets, with a range of friendly accommodations from the budget-friendly to the trendy and expensive. Holidaymakers can choose to be in the town or overlooking the beach.
Neighbourhoods of Tossa de Mar
Tossa de Mar consists of a number of districts:
- Old Town: This is where you will experience most of the history and culture of the old Tossa de Mar; an area filled with medieval architecture.
- Vila Vella: A special medieval village within Old Town, Vila Vella is home to old Roman walls and houses that date back to the 12th century.
- New Town: This area offers more of the modern way of life for visitors, with lots of commercial businesses and lively restaurants..
- Platja Gran: This is a wonderfully unique beach in front of the downtown area that is enclosed to the west by a medieval castle.
What to see and do in Tossa de Mar
Smaller than some of the other resort towns along the Spanish coast, the best things to see and do in Tossa de Mar include scuba diving in crystal clear waters, visiting Platja Gran and La Mar Menuda beaches, and exploring the historic Ancient Hospital of Sant Miguel.
What to eat in Tossa de Mar
Some of Tossa de Mar’s signature food dishes include a local paella that contains lobster, clams, and mussels, arros negre which is rice with cuttlefish ink and a special sangria that includes wine, lemonade, sugar, fruits, and champagne.
Typical events and festivals in Tossa de Mar
For a small place, there is always a lot going on in Tossa de Mar, including the Costa Brava Carnival in March, the Tossa Flor de Mar flower festival in April and May and the Summer Fest of Sant Pere in June and July.
How to move around in Tossa de Mar
There are easily accessible travel links on both busses and trains in Tossa de Mar, giving visitors access to the old fishing village along with all other close by towns.
The climate in Tossa de Mar
Summer is certainly the most popular time to visit Tossa de Mar, with a dry, constant heat. Spring is a more mild season with a mixture of sunny and rainy days, and autumn gives the land a chance to replenish with moisture.
More interesting facts about and sights in Tossa de Mar
Did you know that in 1989, Tossa de Mar became the first place in the entire world to declare itself an anti-bullfighting city?