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Basilica of Santa Maria

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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7th October We had been going on a bit of an outing to Garriguella and the area around and finding... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Norfolk UK

Worth a short visit. Some interesting features and a nice atmosphere, on the day of the Spanish... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

7th October We had been going on a bit of an outing to Garriguella and the area around and finding all the churches that were in our guide book shut we ended up in Castello. Thank goodness this was not.How beautiful it is too. Entry...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Worth a short visit. Some interesting features and a nice atmosphere, on the day of the Spanish national holiday no ticket necessary unsure If one is charged

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank yannis-Appollonn
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across Castelló d’Empúries by acccident. It’s a beautiful little town, and the church is at its heart. Masses of history, and a serene calmness inside. Wonder round the town, and have lunch in one of the small squares. I can highly recommend Les...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

We walked all thru this area and visited the church,it was so beautiful.the area has many orther great sites to see also. felt safe and family friendly! Must see!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank nickimartindale
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Very interesting church in a tiny town of Costa Brava. It is a big church even for todays population of this small town. It is simple but well build gothic church with a marvelous ornamental entrance. Being the most important building of the town it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank atesakinci
Reviewed July 27, 2017

A wonderfully historic church that spans the centuries architecturally, with a nice Catalan Gothic arch. Don't usually agree with paying to enter churches, (would rather donate) but made an exception here. The elephant in the room is the lack of information on the relatively bare...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank crawfie
Reviewed June 21, 2017

The alter and entrance porch have some intricate carvings, which are beautiful and interesting - especially the alter. Otherwise, nothing to write home about, it's just another church!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank auntieshaz21
Reviewed March 22, 2017

I looked at recent reviews and discovered that people missed some important things. I had to put in a recent date to post this, but in 1974 a traffic jam sent on the main north south highway sent us to camp on the beach before...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank allynnc
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Basilica of Santa Maria is an old gothic Spanish church with very nice sculptures and fresques, a somptuous architecture, merite a visit when in Castello.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed October 18, 2016

We were staying at a little hotel just down the block. Unfortunately we got there in the late afternoon and left in the morning so we did not have much time in Castello d'Empuries. That evening the church was closed and in the morning it...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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