Girona and the “Costa brava”

Discover our city and our coasts

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Girona is plenty of activities and places to discover all year around. The charming Costa Brava, el “Barri Vell” (Girona old town), our traditions and festivals and historic monuments await you.

Our culture, our land

Girona is much more than only our beutiful litoral, the inland awaits you.

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Girona is fascinating

The Onyar  houses have become an international icon of the city, but it has much more to offer: “el barri vell” (the old town), the ancient walls, the cathedral are just a small part of it; museums (of the cinema, of history, of the Jews, etc.)… and also the local events that spread all year around.

A must see:

The cathedral

“El barri vell”

Onyar houses

The arabian baths

A walk along the walls

Sant NarcĂ­s festivities

Modernism: La Farinera

The “Devesa” Park

The cinema museum

La Costa Brava

La Costa Brava not only offers a bright sun and endless sand beaches. From the “Cap de Creus” (Cape Creus) till the charming Tossa del Mar town, the natural parks spread along the coasts and invite you to discover them. Also, why not scuba dive in the Medas Isles or adventure in the ancient times visiting Empuries or have a look at the DalĂ­ house in Roses… 

Top 10 places in the Costa Brava:

Cadaqués

Cap de Creus

Tossa de Mar

Begur

Scuba diving at the Medes Islands

Roses i DalĂ­

EmpĂșries

L’Escala

Pals

St. Pere de Rodes monastery

The inland

The cultural diversity that displays Girona in the inland is surprising. You could go for a walking trek in the volcanic Garrotxa area, visit the middle age towns (BesalĂș, Santa Pau…) or sail in the placid lake of Banyoles. There are plenty of options, if you would like to know more: please contact us, we would be delighted to inform you.

Places to discover:

En JordĂ  beech forest

The Garrotxa vulcans

Banyoles

BesalĂș

Ripoll

Santa Pau

El Montseny

Camprodon

Castellar de n’Hug

History and cultural heritage

Girona is blessed with abundat Gothic and Romanesque monuments, middle age towns, ancient ruins, pre-historic caves and a rich religious art legacy. All these wonders await you to be discovered.

Historic heritage:

EmpĂșries

BesalĂș

St Pere de Rodes Monastery

Santa Maria de Ripoll

SerinyĂ  Caves

Pals

Peratallada

Rupit

Monells

Music, festivals, events…

Festivities, music… will make your heart beat when you come to Girona with its unique rithms. During all year there are plenty of events like the homage to theatre, the gastronomy fair, the flower festival (Temps de flors). Girona invites you to celebrate and be part of our rich cultural heritage.

Highligted events:

Girona Festivities

BesalĂș middle age fair

Blanes fireworks festival

TarlĂ 

Jazz de Girona Festival

Temps de Flors

Temporada Alta de Teatre

The holy week

Peralada music festival