Girona is one of Catalonia’s most historical cities, with a wide choice of cultural attractions and monuments.
Girona’s cathedral is famous for its intricately beautiful Gothic nave. The nearby gardens of Passeig Archeologic are amongst the most stunning in Spain.
Placa del Independencia is a great place to relax and watch the world go by with a wide choice of lively pavement cafes. Girona museums are famous for their art and archaeology collections. The city’s Jewish quarter with its quirky shops is also worth a visit.
The Film Museum (Museu del Cinema) is one of the finest cultural museums in Girona.
Situated beside the River Onyar, Girona is best known for its walled Old Quarter and the Roman remains of the Forca Vella fortress. Girona restaurants are renowned for traditional Catalan cuisine and more cutting-edge international dishes.
The best way to explore Girona is on foot. The elegant squares around the tourist information centre are worth exploring.