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Montblanc and the Legend of Sant Jordi

Montblanc was founded in 1163 by Alfonso I of Barcelona to defend the road between Tarragona and Lleida. The town prospered and by the 13th Century was one of the most important towns in Catalonia.┬áToday the medieval old town, complete with fortified stone walls is said to be among the best preserved in Spain. The MORE»