HIGHLIGHTS

 

Houses along the River Onyar

One of the characteristics of Girona is the houses overlooking the river Onyar with their lively coloured façades.

These picturesque houses were built over the centuries and have become one of the city’s main attractions. The photo shows the house where architect Rafael Masó i Valentí was born.

Girona's Cathedral

Girona's cathedral was built between the 11th and 18th centuries and features three greatly differing styles, ranging from Romanesque to Baroque and Gothic.

Its most outstanding feature is the large Gothic nave, second in size only after Saint Peter's Basilica in the Vatican.

Old town

The oldest part of the Roman city, the historic quarter, preserves the most relevant art heritage of the city.

Enclosed by walls, the old city district also features several religious monuments such as the Romanesque monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants or the Sant Nicolau chapel.

WHAT TO DO​

 

Festival Castell Peralada

Festival Castell Peralada

From 4th July to 17th August

This prestigious festival, brings together music, theatre and a range of multi-disciplinary shows. Over the course of a month you can enjoy symphony concerts, jazz, pop, opera and theatre representations.

Museum of the Cinema

Museum of the Cinema

All year

The museum received in 1999 the prize of the Museum of the year in Bonn (Germany). Its mission is it of promoting the knowledge of the history of the image in movement.

CONNECTIONS AND RELATED DESTINATIONS

The capital of Catalonia boasts a great amount of architectural treasures and a rich historic heritage.​

Located between the Pyrenees and the Costa Brava, the capital of the region known as Alt Empordà is the gate to Spain and a must-see.

From Blanes to Portbou, the Costa Brava is the place where the mountain and the sea meet in fishing villages surrounded by a unique natural environment, with bucolic coves and golden sandy beaches. ​

STATION

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Girona

Plaça d’Espanya, s/n
17002 Girona​​​


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