Here we present you 2 of the most beautiful towns in Girona, it is only 30 minutes from mas torrencito… And it's really worth it. Pals and Peratallada - mas torrencito
It is a small town belonging to the municipality of Forallac, Bajo Ampurdán. It was declared a Historic-Artistic Site for being one of the most important and best-preserved medieval architecture centers in Catalonia.
According to various references, the first origins of Peratallada were possibly Chalcolithic, later with a better knowledge of archaeological remains, we can mention that the Roman culture was established by what is now the town and its geographical environment.
Studies carried out by D, Miguel Oliva Prat, cite the location of an Oenochoe in the farm called “Mas del Bou Negre, found by its owners doing agricultural work.
Subsequently, a prospecting was carried out, finding various common ceramics from the Roman period and ceramics of the so-called South Gallic sigillatas.
During 1969, during the restoration carried out in the castle, after its acquisition by the counts of Torroella de Montgrí, various ceramic fragments appeared, typically medieval glass mixed with remains of Roman and even pre-Roman origin.
In 1975, the researchers Jaime Rio-Miranda Alcón and Jordi Lluis de La Pinta Rodríguez, members of the ADAUP of Barcelona, on a visit to the place, observed in an access between pine trees, that various ceramic fragments from Roman times were superficially found that clearly showed a site from this time.
Datable from the beginning of the XNUMXst century to the end of the XNUMXrd century d / n / e. The materials were deposited in the Puig Castellar Museum in Santa Coloma de Gramanet-Barcelona.
The Medieval Town of Pals is located on the top of Puig Aspré near the Costa Brava and with a beautiful view over the Empordà region and the Girona coast, also observing the Medes Islands near the coast.
As a whole, Pals has 2800 inhabitants, of which the Medieval Town is only a part. It is mentioned for the first time in the XNUMXth century although it is believed that its origin is much older.
Its main attractions lie in its architecture made of stone, among which the main monuments stand out in chronological order: the Church of Sant Pere started in 944 and which, in addition to the Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque elements.
The Torre de Las Horas from the XNUMXth century, the Enclosure itself, Gothic and Medieval Houses, the Castle and the Medieval Wall from the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries and the fortified House of La Pruna from the XNUMXth century where the Museum of Archeology is located Underwater, the Josep Plá Viewpoint with beautiful views of the Ampurdán is also worth mentioning.
The Major Festivities of Pals are celebrated on August 3 in addition to the Catalan Wine Fair from 14 to 16 of the same month. All Medieval Pals gathers in itself the ancient flavor of other times in which scenes passed through the streets to which we can easily transport ourselves when we find ourselves in such a beautiful town.
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