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Girona and Besalu Jewish History Tour Private
"Your 7-hour private adventure begins when a friendly professional guide picks you up at your hotel and begins the journey to the city of Girona. Home to a historic Jewish quarter Girona has steep steps old streets and barri vellshops to charm and delight the visitor. Despite the expulsion of Jews in 1492 from the area today the ‘call dels jueus’ remains in the same location it has been since the Middle Ages. Break for lunch and chose to buy something in town or just wander the streets before continuing on to the small country village of Besalú. This town has b arches stone houses and shops that still sell local handicrafts and goods. Don’t forget to pass over the striking Romanesque bridge that provides access to the town over the Fluvià river
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Girona and Costa Brava Private Day Trip from Barcelona
"As you leave Barcelona your private day trip heads first to Girona a city with a long history believed to be founded around 76 BC. The river Onyar neatly divides the city in two separating the old town from the new. The city has a rich architectural heritage and you’ll see evidence of this in the 11th-century cathedral and the Roman walls which you can stroll along. Or wander the narrow streets of the old town
From EUR110.00
 
Girona and Costa Brava Private Day Trip from Barcelona
"As you leave Barcelona your private day trip heads first to Girona a city with a long history believed to be founded around 76 BC. The river Onyar neatly divides the city in two separating the old town from the new. The city has a rich architectural heritage and you’ll see evidence of this in the 11th-century cathedral and the Roman walls which you can stroll along. Or wander the narrow streets of the old town
From EUR110.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Girona

Salvador Dali

If you really want to make this trip unfforgetable, don't miss Salvador Dali's museum. It's located in a small village called Figueres, and it's an amazing museum and the village is very lovely!!Don't...
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teresopinha
Apr 04, 2011

Barcelona - capital of Catalunya

Barcelona is one of the main towns in Spain, one of the most important ports in Meditarian sea region and Europe’s one of most touristic places.Barcelona is probably the most known by modernistic...
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Raimix
Nov 07, 2010

Serra de Montserrat - mountains and monastery

Montserrat is an escape to quite unusual Spanish mountains and monastery. Montserrat means “Teeth Mountains”, actually mountains look like teeth. The research showed that such form mountains were...
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Raimix
Nov 07, 2010

Fantastic Acoustics

The gorgeous deconsecrated church of Sant Pere des Galligants (now an archeological museum) has splendid acoustics for a capella medieval music. If you're there all by yourself (as we were), practice...
Naprous
Jul 04, 2007

Trip to Figueres

If you are into surrealistic art, you should visit the city of Figueres (Capital of the Emporda region). Figueres is birthplace of Salvador Dali and home to the famous Dali Museum. After the Prado...
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HORSCHECK
Apr 02, 2007

Best pastries in Girona

I adore this bakery. First of, they offer the most fantastic bread in Girona, called Florentina. Not the cheapest bread but hey... worth it. Second, they offer fantastic pizzas, muffins, pies,...
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Malecka
Mar 12, 2007
 
 
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Celrà - LA FABRICA ****

INDUSTRIAL ARCHITECTUREIf you have a car and you plan to visit Ampurdan (road to La Bisbal) you can stop at Celrà where it is a nice factory restored.They use the building for a dance school.Inside it...
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prunila
Jun 02, 2006

VII Girona FESTIVAL OF WORLD SACRED MUSIC

Don't miss it!!! every summer we enjoy this festival, it is unique. Not many tourist go there, mainly locals.Unique festival and market of food from the world.If you don't like the programm try at...
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prunila
May 30, 2006

... the surrounding of Girona...

... If you happen to travel by car and are able to move around... try visiting Santa Coloma... it is a small town, close to Girona. There is a place called Castanyet, a tavern with a very rustical...
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Malecka
Nov 16, 2004

Visit the cells where dead monks were mummified

Close to the museum are the cells where the dead monks were taken to be mummified. Their habits were sewn up at their feet, sleeves and hood and they were then sat upright in a cubicle. The fluids...
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reluctant_traveller
Sep 08, 2004

Parc de la Devesa

On the opposite side of the Church San Feliu, crossing the river, you can find this large park. I've seen prettier parks, but like everywhere in Spain, the quiet pace of life, combined with the...
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Mahieu
Jun 13, 2004

Passeig de la Muralla

Ok, I was told that you can walk around the old town walls and do the tour of almost all the city like that, but somehow I kept getting lost halfway :-)))Nevertheless, I saw some nice views,...
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Mahieu
Jun 13, 2004

Trip along the Costa Brava

If you have a car you should drive along the scenic Costa Brava coastline which is situated to the east of Girona. The magnificient coastal area has a rocky coastline with sheltered coves and...
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HORSCHECK
May 18, 2003

AMPURIAS (Catalan Empuries) -...

AMPURIAS (Catalan Empuries) - the name derives from the Greek for 'trading station'. It's the oldest Greek (6 c BC) and then Roman (2c BC) settlement on the Iberian Peninsula. All that remains today...
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Janina_B.
Aug 24, 2002

Top Hotels in Girona

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Pujada Polvorins 1, Girona, Catalonia, 17004, Spain
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Amsterdam, S/n, 17480
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Gran Via de Jaume I, 22, 17001 Girona, Spain
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Carrer Nou 3 / Avda Sant Francesc 6, Girona, Catalonia, 17001, Spain
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Platja St. Pol s/n, S'Agaro, Costa Brava, 17248, Spain
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Avenida de Francia 61, Girona, Catalonia, 17007, Spain
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Top Things to Do in Girona

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City Walls

The city wall or Stone Route is high with steps so you need to be fit.The wall is well maintained with modern brick topping.The start of the wall by the river Onyar is at Placa de Catalunya. The views...
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Arab Baths

We thought it would be much bigger, since there was quite a lot photos from it. It was actually quite a small place, and it took about 15 to 10 min for us to visit it, even if I took lots of photos....
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El Call - Jewish Quarter

The part of the old town which is the old Jewish quarters is called the Call. During the medieval time this is were the Jewish community lived and here they had the synagogue, the butcher selling...
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Old Town

The old town of Girona (Barri Vell) is the main reason to visit Girona anyway. I guess noone comes here for the Eixample (the modern part) that has a lot of shops, restaurants etc but nothing unique...
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City Cathedral

The cathedral or to give it its proper name, The cathedral church of St Mary of Girona. is up the hill and loads of steps, inside is the worlds widest gothic nave. Worth the climb. A wide nave...
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Church of Sant Feliu

The collegiate church of St Feliu. 14th century.in Gothic style with bell tower. Named after St Feliu a Catalan saint and martyr in Girona,died 304 AD The church is open to visitors ,but closed in the...
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"Medieval beauty"
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prunila

"GIRONA"
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Raimix

"Girona – medieval splendour of Catalonia"
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Belsaita

"GIRONA"
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Mahieu

"Really worth it!"
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