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Top 7 Things To Do and See in Girona

Catalonia’s largest city is Girona, Spain. Whether it’s the ancient, cobbled streets, and medieval baths or the dramatic coast speckled with arcaded houses, a trip to Girona is filled with things to do and see. Here’s our top 7.

Sant Pere de Rodes

Sant Pere de Rodes

Girona history and natural beauty meet at this ancient monastery. The view alone from the top of the hill looking over the Mediterranean coastline is worth the hike up there.

Sant Pere de Galligants

Sant Pere de Galligants

Another monastery, Sant Pere de Galligants, also features a concise museum that houses artifacts from prehistoric to Roman times.

Onyar

Onyar

You can’t miss the river Onyar during your visit to Girona. Cross the Eiffel Bridge for picturesque scenery of colorful houses and lovely bridges.

Girona Cathedral

Girona Cathedral

This magnificent building is absolutely breathtaking, full of history and architectural beauty. On Sundays, entrance is free.

Museu d'Art

Do not miss this excellent museum, dwarfed next to the Cathedral, despite its five floors of religious art.

Lake of Banyoles

Lake of Banyoles

Take a quick bus to Banyoles for an afternoon of relaxing by this gorgeous lake and wandering through its surrounding old town.

Cinema Museum

The focus of Museu del Cinema is on the development of film and early advancements in the moving image. It’s highly informative and interactive, a necessary visit for all ages.

Planning Your Girona Visit

Visit in Spring

The Girona weather is warm but not too hot yet, perfect for strolling along the coast. Easter is an incredible time to visit Costa Brava. Girona is filled with joyous religious festivals and parades. Of course, summer is best for Girona beaches.

GironaMuseus Card

Pay the full price at the first museum and then half off entry at all the others. Getting the GironaMuseus Card will be worth it if you plan to see more than one of the five major Girona museums.

Girona to Barcelona

There are a few options for getting between Girona and Barcelona. You could rent a car and drive north an hour and a half to Barcelona, or maybe your flight arrival will fall conveniently with a scheduled Barcelona Bus or the train. A taxi would cost 120€, which might not be so bad if you’re splitting the cost with a group.

Good to know

  • Language
    Spanish
  • Currency
    Euro (€)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+01:00)
  • Country Code
    +34
  • Best time to visit
    Plan your visit in the spring, when the temperatures are warm and comfortable. If you can, try to visit during the Easter celebrations for an unforgettable experience!

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What people are saying about Girona

Marc is fantastic. Enthusiastic and made this a special day

Marc was exceptional . His English was fluent and rich. We took the Game of Thrones tour but it was much more than that. I learned more in three hours then a semester in college . My wife is an architect and knowing that he enthusiastically pointed out many special things. Gerona is a beautiful city with a rich and complex history. Overall a great experience.

Girona: Game of Thrones Small Group Tour Reviewed by Stuart, 04/12/2019

Highly suggested! Arnold excellent guide!

Mother and son from Canada travelling in Spain for March break with limited time and this tour was an excellent "Coles Note" day trip to cover highlights of Northern Spain. Small group and perfect, well knowledged guide Arnau. You will not be disappointed especially if you are a History Buff! My 16 year old son thrilled with Games of Thrones Girona. Ample time at each location including "own time" to explore.

Good guide lovely scenery and stunning sights in Girona

Jewellery museum in Figueres was magnificent and showed a less quirky and rather brilliant side to Dali's artistic flair. Memorable tour.

Girona and Figueres Full-Day Tour from Barcelona Reviewed by Anthony, 03/20/2019

Girona and Figuera day trip is wonderful!

I loved the medieval town of Girona. The tour time was just the right amount and guide was very informative. We also had 2 hrs free time for lunch and some shopping. The highlight of Figuera is the visually enthralling Dali museum. Also just enough time spent here. Had time after museum for some tapas.

An excellent tour with a knowledgeable guide.

Our guide, Marc, was a wealth of information on a variety of topics, and was great at pointing out little details about the city, like walls built by Charlemagne, Roman walls, the bridge built by Gustav Eiffel, bits of Jewish history, and the locations from the Game of Thrones. He was very willing to adjust the tour based on our interests and questions, but also volunteered relevant anecdotes and details. We've learned a lot about the history of Girona and would highly recommend this tour.

Girona: Small Group Walking Tour Reviewed by Elena, 01/13/2019