Brimming with narrow winding streets and medieval walls, one of the most historic cities in Spain, Girona, is a sublime ancient city with one of Spain’s last surviving Jewish quarters. It is located 99 km northeast of Barcelona and is the capital of the identically named province.
The painful history explains why this ancient city is still surrounded by high fortresses.
Girona is a popular destination for tourists all around the world, where you can explore the Old and the New city of Girona. Once you are here, you must visit the remarkable landmarks of the city such as the Girona’s cathedral, the Old fortifications, the Collegiate Church or Sant Feliu, the Benedictine church of Sant Pere de Galligants, the Placa de la Independencia, and the Jewish heritage quarter.
For fans of Game of Thrones, take into account that you’ve already seen the grey stone streets of Girona in the city of Braavos in the sixth season.
Brightly colored houses, a maze of narrow streets, and the best preserved Jewish Ghetto in Europe are the best options that the stunning city of Girona could offer you on this full-day tour from Barcelona. Built in Roman time, a lot of people wanted to get their hands on this medieval city.
The Girona Cathedral is one of the main highlights that dominate Girona’s skyline, so the only way to get inside it is to climb the staircase to the entrance.
The next stop are the marvelous villages and astonishing landscapes of the Costa Brava. Enjoy the cobbled streets and the best view of the Mediterranean Sea en route to the wonderful village of Pals.
Then, admire the panoramic landscapes of the green mountains and the sheer cliffs in the traditional village of Calella De Palafrugell.
Continue the trip to the ancient Calella and explore the paths that in the past were used by smugglers, fishermen, and watchmen and that show you the way to the most popular beaches. When you are on the beach, enjoy swimming in the crystal-clear sea water.
Duration: 10 hours