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Best of Girona

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    Gemma Calveras

  • Locations

    Girona, Catalonia, Spain

  • Activities

    Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing, Walking Tour

  • Price
    €150 EUR per trip
  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Avg Distance

    2 kms

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Upon request

  • Starting Location

    As arranged

  • Price Includes

    Expert local guide. Restaurants recommendations.

  • Notes

    Entrance fees are not included in the price. Optional entrances are: Arab Baths (3€ per person), Cathedral (7€ per person), Jewish Museum (4€ per person).

Highlights

  • See Girona through the eyes of a local, thanks to your personal, local guide.
  • Visit the historic Old Town, an amazing part of the medieval city.
  • Explore the amazing city walls, which have been standing for centuries.
  • Visit Jewish Quarter, amazingly preserved, to this day.
  • Take in the sights of the picturesque Eiffel Bridge.

Guide

Trip Info

Discover the best features of this wonderful medieval town through this walking guided tour.

Admire Gothic and Romanesque buildings. Enjoy the cobbled streets of its Jewish Quarter and the Eiffel bridge, and much more!

Highlights :
The most typical view of the city is the colorful houses on the Onyar river.
Girona is a 2000-year-old town, founded by Romans, completely laid out in stone with lovely narrow cobbled streets. Girona has both Romanesque and Gothic monuments like Sant Pere de Galligants, an old Romanesque monastery, Sant Felix church, a gothic building with baroque and neogothic elements and the Cathedral with the widest gothic span in the world.
We are going to visit the Jewish Quarter, one of the best preserved in Europe, and the city walls. And we will finish by strolling along the Rambla and the Eiffel bridge.
Let me recommend the specialty of this city: the xuixo (a fried pastry bun filled with cream).

Optional visits :
Cathedral – Admire the widest gothic span in the world, 23m/69feet wide. Moreover a 12th-century cloister and the Tapestry of Creation, a Romanesque embroidery unique in the world. 7EUR per person.

Jewish History Museum – Located in the heart of the Jewish quarter. It allows you to discover the history of the Jewish community who lived in the city six centuries. Among others, inside we can see Hebrew gravestones and the micvé (Jewish purification bath) discovered in 2014. 4EUR per person.

Arab Baths – In spite of its name they are Romanesque style public baths with three main rooms: cold, warm and hot and a hall with a wonderful raining water well. They were steam baths and date back to 12th Century. 3EUR per person.

Your adventure awaits!

Gemma Calveras

Gemma is a private guide that leads sightseeing tours in Girona, Costa Brava, Dalí Museum and medieval villages in Girona (Spain). She creates customized tours for travelers that reflect their interests.

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