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Montblanc - Medieval Walled Village of Spain near Tarragona

Montblanc Is Celebrated Site of Where St. George Killed the Dragon

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Montblanc is inland from Tarragona, which is a port about 60 miles south of Barcelona. Tarragona is visited by small cruise ships, and passengers can travel to the medieval walled village of Montblanc and to the Poblet Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Montblanc was founded in 1163 and is similar to many other medieval walled towns I've visited from cruise ships such as Visby in Sweden, Saint Paul-de-Vence in France, or Volterra in Italy. We visited Montblanc on a shore excursion from the Silversea Silver Whisper and spent about an hour wandering the ancient streets. Our group enjoyed hearing the legend of Saint George and the dragon, and how the citizens of Montblanc promote the Middle Ages and the legend of Saint George. Montblanc even has an annual two-week festival in April filled with dragons, fire, and a celebration of Saint George. Although there are no facts supporting Montblanc as the site of where Saint George killed the dragon, Montblanc has a plaque marking the spot!

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