Historical Girona

18€

Free cancellation until 48h
free children of up to 14

Historical Girona Tour

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Dive into the history of Girona with the help of a local historian and live the past so present in the city. Enjoy the journey from our origins to today!

  When: every day
  Where: Plaça Independència
w  Languages: Spanish

}  Time: 11:30
  Price: 18€, children of up to 14 free
  Duration: 2 hours

Are you passionate about history? Do you like Girona and want to dive into the city’s past? Don’t hesitate anymore and join us on this journey through the city’s history, from its Roman origins to the present day.

Led by a local historian, we will start the tour talking about the beginnings of the city: the reason for its foundation, its location, the Roman start… Some history that will  for sure surprise us as we begin to walk through Girona.

Little by little we will delve into the centuries and centuries of life in the city, passing through Visigoths, Muslims, Franks and Carolingians while enjoying the alleys, squares, gardens and the Jewish Quarter, discovering what happened in each specific place.

We will go through the historical events chronologically until we reach the most modern part of the Barri Vell and the Mercadal, as we discover the last centuries of the city’s history, up to the present day. Wonderful!

Highlights of the Historical Girona Tour

N  Immerse yourself in the past and the history of Girona
N  Live the Roman Gerunda, an important city located on the Via Augusta
N  Get to know the Carolingian past in the time of the Hispanic Mark
N  Discover the important Jewish heritage of Girona by walking along the Call
N  Marvel at the city’s most recent medieval history

What we’ll see in the Historical Girona Tour

  Roman Gerunda
  Carolingian and Medieval Girona
  Walls, gardens and promenades
  Cathedral and Sant Feliu Basilica

  Jewish Quarter
  Barri Vell and Mercadal
  Onyar river and Bridges
  Sant Pere de Galligants Monastery

Meeting Point

  Meeting Point: Plaça Independència

Under the biggest tree and next to the newsagent’s, the fountain and the underground WC.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the tour run?

The Historical Girona Tour runs, in Spanish, every day* at 11:30.

*The Historical Girona Tour doesn’t run on the 1st, 5th & 6th of January and 24th, 25th, 26th & 31st of December.

How long is the tour?

The Historical Girona Tour lasts for 2 hours approximately.

Do I need to book?

On paid tours, yes! So we can know if that day we will need a guide for the route. It is as easy as filling out the reservation form.

What happens in Easter, Christmas and national holidays?
Unlike other tours, the Girona Historical Tour operates normally.
Does the tour operate if it rains?
In certain cases we can cancel the tour. Should this happen, we would notify you via WhatsApp or email as far in advance as possible.
Is it suitable for people with reduced mobility or babies in a stroller?
In this tour there are some sections with a slope and some stairs, which can be avoided without a big detour.
We're a big group. Can we still join?

Yes! However, and in this case, if you are a group of 10 people or more, it is better to book a Private Tour. This way you can have the tour in English, start at the time that suits you, and have the guide for your group. What a treat!

Interested in a Private Tour?

If you want more flexibility and a dedicated guide for you and your group, you can book this as a private tour totally in English. Contact us for more details.
This way we can start at the day and time that suits you and have a much more personal experience. This is also a good option for big groups. Send us a WhatsApp or an email and we will answer you right away.

18€

free for children of up to 14 years old

Free cancellation until 48h before

No need to print the booking

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