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Europe > Iberia > Spain > Eastern Spain > Catalonia > Girona (province) > Girona Pyrenees > Castellfollit de la Roca

Castellfollit de la Roca

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Castellfollit de la Roca is a town in Catalonia, Spain.

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Castellfollit is a small town West of Besalú and Figueres. Its most striking aspect is that the entire town is constructed on a narrow sliver of a cliff that sticks out in to a valley with the town church at the front of it.

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Castellfollit de la Roca over the basalt cliff
  • 1 Basalt cliff (east of the town.). Over 50 m high and almost a kilometre long, formed by the overlaying of two lava flows. Free.
  • 2 Basalt quary (out of the town). The only active basalt quary in Spain, from the year 1887. Free.
  • 3 Old town (centre of the town). Medieval old town with narrow streets and houses built out of volcanic stone. Free.

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