HIGHLIGHTS

 

Houses along the River Onyar

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

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 to Saint Peter's Basilica in the Vatican.

Old town

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

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

WHAT TO DO​

 

Exhibition: True falses, the art of scamming

Exhibition: True falses, the art of scamming

Up to April 29

The temporary exhibition at the Museum of Art features six Renaissance altarpieces attributed to Pere Mates, three of which were false, and it shows the entire research process that has revealed the scam

Temps de Flors

Temps de Flors

From 9th to 17th May

The most spectacular event of the city, Temps de Flors is a festival that aims to showcase the monumental and historical heritage of the city through art and flowers. Girona dresses in spring colors to let you enjoy the city.

Festival Castell Peralada

Festival Castell Peralada

From 2nd July to 9th 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 performances.

CONNECTIONS AND RELATED DESTINATIONS

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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 destination.​

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 destination.​

STATION

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Girona

Plaça d’Espanya, s/n
17002 Girona​​​


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