5 Sights in Torroella de Montgrí, Spain (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Torroella de Montgrí, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Torroella de Montgrí, Spain.

1. Museu de la Mediterrània

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The Museum of the Mediterranean is a museum located in Torroella de Montgrí, founded in 2003, in an attempt to become an area for knowledge, reflection and research for the problems and worries that affect citizens in the 21st century. It is housed in Can Quintana, a 16th-century building. It is dedicated to the knowledge and communication of the Mediterranean Sea and uses the natural sounds, human sounds and music to show the reality of the land, the history and the culture of the village of Torroella, connected with the others Mediterranean cultures and towns. It pretends to become a site to think about the nearest territory and the main issues that affect the different Mediterranean nations.

Wikipedia: The Museum of the Mediterranean (EN)

2. Cau del Duc

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Cau del Duc José-Manuel Benito Álvarez -> Locutus Borg / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Duke Cau is a karst cave on the southern slope of the mountain of Santa Caterina, in the Montgrí massif. There are different ways to get there, as the austerity of this slope of the mountain limits the growth of the vegetation, but the most accessible comes from the Coll de Santa Caterina or the Cross, following the "flat rocks ". There is a large opening on the south face that is visible from the town of Torroella de Montgrí, a few meters below the summit. The ceiling is a few meters high and the ground slightly slope. It is a rocky coat that was occupied by hominids during the Paleolithic. Inside the cave was the Montgrí peak.

Wikipedia: Cau del Duc (CA)

3. Santa Maria del Palau

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Santa Maria del Palau

The archaeological complex of Santa Maria del Palau is a medieval site that belongs to the municipality of Torroella de Montgrí. It is part of the Inventory of the Architectural Heritage of Catalonia. It consists of a small Romanesque temple in ruins and the vestiges of a small settlement and the whole would have its origins in Roman times. The complex is included in the Montgrí, Medes Islands and Baix Ter Natural Park and, although it belongs to the municipality of Torroella de Montgrí, it is located closer to the nuclei of Bellcaire d'Empordà and L'Escala.

Wikipedia: Santa Maria del Palau (CA)

4. Museu Palau Solterra

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The Palau Solterra Museum is one of the cultural centers of the Vila Casas Foundation located, located in the palace of the same name in Torroella de Montgrí (Girona), a town of the Baix Empordà region. It opened in 2000, and nowadays it houses about three hundred contemporary photographs of the city, artists from various parts of the world, including Chema Madoz, Alberto García Álix, Toni Catany, Otto Lloyd, Xavier Miserachs, Ouka Lele and Frank Horvat, among many others.

Wikipedia: Palau Solterra Museum (EN)

5. Església de Sant Genís

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The church of Sant Genís is the parish church of Torroella de Montgrí. It is one of the most bulky buildings in the villa and stands out in the distance when one approaches the town, being visible from much of the Plana del Ter and one of the most characteristic features of the town's panorama.

Wikipedia: Església de Sant Genís (Torroella de Montgrí) (CA)


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