Thursday, 7 February 2008

Walking in Napoleon's footsteps

Visitors to the city of Girona this summer will have the opportunity to take a walk through history. Girona's city council, in cooperation with the local restauranteurs association, are preparing a guided tour of landmarks of the siege and occupation of the city by Napoleon's army in the early 18th century. The city was besieged from 1808 to 1809, and occupied by the
French forces until 1814. (Full story in printed edition).