Unknown PORTBOU : Hikings, Beach, Walter Benjamin, Slow all ...
I booked this and thought why not sharing if someone would like to join. I always wanted to go here.
The plan is making some of the different hikings propossed by the Tourist Office and follow Water Benjamin route too, relax, enjoy slow time, slow food, slow conversations, discover the magic of this forgotten but so important place : as, beginning of the Pirinees and last spanish village and conection train with France.
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as People interested must contact Booking.com or directly the Portbou Accommodation as it's quite full, but stil some rooms were possible this morning (11th of July).
Retourning the 4th at mid-morning to BCN. If someone wants to come just for the day, it's also OK.
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When the first tourists from the north of Europe travelled to Spain, at the end of the Protected content , the train station beyond the Pyrenees’s was the border village of Portbou.
Border places often have a special history, and Portbou is no exception. In Protected content last battle of the Spanish civil war took place near the Protected content . That same year the German philosopher and art historian Walter Benjamin died here. Benjamin’s death on 27 September Protected content the Hotel de Francia in Portbou remains a mystery. The Frankfurt Walter Benjamin Society was established in memoriam to one of the most important philosophers of the 20-century.
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