Besalú is a Spanish municipality in the region of the pole, in the province of Girona region of Catalonia. The population is a tourist center with its medieval architecture
Besalú is a medieval town situated 150 meters above sea level and covers an area of 4.92 km2.
The origin of the city was the castle Besalú already documented in the tenth century, built on top of a hill where the remains of the canon of Santa Maria in the High Middle Ages. The current layout of the town does not respond faithfully to its original state but enabling an overview of the reading of the urbanization of middle age with the presence of important buildings: the bridge, the Jewish baths, the church of the Monastery of San Pedro and St. Julian, an ancient pilgrims, the house Cornella, the church of Saint Vincent and the Gothic Hall of the Palace of the royal Curia.