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  1. Spain
  2. Costa Brava
  3. Girona
  4. Girona Cathedral

Girona: 2-Hour Sightseeing Tour w/ Cathedral Entrance

Product ID: 164004
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Enjoy a guided tour through the historic center of Girona with access to the cathedral, which has the largest Gothic nave in Europe.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, Catalan
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Girona Cathedral, the Jewish quarter, the Monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants, River Onyar houses and Arabic baths
  • See the largest Gothic nave in Europe at the Cathedral of Santa Maria
  • Learn about the Islamic culture of the Andalusian era in this area
Full description
Begin your walk through the historic center of Girona in the Plaza de la Independencia. From here, you will go to the bank of the Onyar to cross this river by the Peixateries Velles Bridge (Pescaderías Viejas), designed by the workshop of Gustave Eiffel.

After contemplating the colorful buildings of this area of ​​the city, you will direct your steps towards the 'call.' This is how the Jewish quarter of Girona was known, one of the best preserved in Europe. This Hebrew neighborhood is next to the Cathedral of Santa Maria, located at the highest point of the city. You will visit the interior of the temple to see the largest Gothic nave in Europe. In fact, it is the second widest in the world, second only to that of Saint Peter in the Vatican. You will also admire other outstanding details of the church such as its stained glass windows, the choir, the altarpiece of the high altar or the treasure pieces of the cathedral.

After the guided tour of the cathedral, continue your route observing the exterior architecture of one of the most important religious buildings in the city - the Basilica of San Felix. Just a few meters away, you will find the Arab baths of Girona. Visit its exteriors to learn about the Islamic culture of the Andalusian era in this area northeast of the peninsula. From the Arab baths, you will head towards the nearby Monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants where you will contemplate the exterior architecture of this monument. Learn the various curiosities about this historic building from the medieval period. You will conclude the tour returning to the streets next to the Plaza de la Independencia.
Includes
  • Cathedral entrance
  • Images from iPad and explanations from an expert guide
What’s Not Included
  • Transport
  • Meals and drinks

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Meeting point

At the statue in the middle of Plaça de la Independència.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
Know before you go
• Comfortable shoes are recommended as the route has stairs and slopes, not suitable for people with reduced mobility
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Product ID: 164004