If you want to travel back in time to a medieval village, enjoy pleasant walks in an open air museum, Tossa is the place!
Tossa is a population with historical remains, modern Tossa converted first refuge for artists and intellectuals. Wonderful host for tourists.
The interior stands out with its harmonious proportions, clean lines and light. A great part of the baroc decoration which adorned the church was lost during the Civil War, however was probably not regretted because for this reason it gained great clarity and light.
The church of Sant Vicenç is testimony to the vocation of the fisherman of the town, next to the alter you will see a fishing boat.
From XVI the population began to expand outside the castle walls, from the neighborhoood of Sa Roqueta to the end of the old public streets.
The most important part of the Vila Vella is the entrance, taking you through the courtyard. At the highest point stood the castle with a rectangular floored watchtower, no longer standing, in replacement now stands the lighthouse.
At the top of the vila was located the outbuilding of the dwellings for farming, growing crops and storage.
The tour inside the premises is very interesting.
Curiously it was the first contemporary art museum in the Spanish state.
Built in the early XIII with castle walls retaining almost all the original perimeter area. The most popular tower is the tower of Joanas, presides over the bay.
The tower of the hours, situated at the entrance of the courtyard of arms, It’s name due to the fact it was the only place where there was a public clock.
The tower of codolar, also known as the tower of tribute, presides over the Codolar beach.
A small individual building with a bell, originally of renaissance style but later remodelled in a baroque style of which nothing remains after the civil war. The interior is now very simple and bright, it is found in one of the thoroughfares on the way to the historic centre and connot be missed.
The sharp cliff face to one side and the medieval fortifications of Tossa to the other above the blue mediterranean makes an impressive view.