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Sant Llorenç de la Muga is a town in the Alt Empordà comarca in Girona province, Catalonia. It has a population of about 177 people.

The medieval stone houses form much of the defensive perimeter, but there are two portcullised thirteenth-century gates - one on the west, the other opening onto an old cami to Girona - and stout towers at scattered points, for example behind the twelfth-century parish church. Entering Sant Llorenc de la Muga from the north, you pass a lovely, massive fourteenth-century bridge - like Besalu's in miniature - and a millrac leading down to a dilapidated mill.

Courtesy of © 2007 pyrenees tourism .org org
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  • Taken: May 16, 2008
  • Uploaded: May 16, 2008
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2015