Tossa de Mar has an old town located on a hill. Tossa de Mar was a popular place among artists, especially among painters, who found inspiration for their artworks. The most beautiful part of the place is the old upper town Vila Vella.
The old upper town of Tossa de Mar is situated on a hill and offers a beautiful view of the surroundings. The Vila Vella is surrounded by an old city wall from the 12th century. The streets are very narrow. Central to the old core is the Museu Municipal, where you will find various objects from the history of Tossa de Mar, as well as a collection of paintings by international artists, including works by Marc Chagall. When you walk up through the Vila Vella you finally reach the lighthouse, from where you have a beautiful view of Tossa and the surroundings.