Free cancellation until 48h
free children of up to 14
Historical Girona Tour
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!
Time: 11:30, 10:30 & 17:30 in summer
Duration: 2,5 hours
Price: 18€, children of up to 14 free
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
Immerse yourself in the past and the history of Girona
Live the Roman Gerunda, an important city located on the Via Augusta
Get to know the Carolingian past in the time of the Hispanic Mark
Discover the important Jewish heritage of Girona by walking along the Call
Marvel at the city’s most recent medieval history
What we’ll see in the Historical Girona Tour
Carolingian and Medieval Girona
Walls, gardens and promenades
Cathedral and Sant Feliu Basilica
Barri Vell and Mercadal
Onyar river and Bridges
Sant Pere de Galligants Monastery
Meeting Point: Plaça Independència
Frequently Asked Questions
When does the tour run?
The Historical Girona Tour runs, in Spanish, on Saturday, Sunday and holidays, at 11:30, from the 16th of September to the 14th of June. In summer, from the 15th of June to the 15th of September, the tour starts at 10:30.
How long is the tour?
The Historical Girona Tour lasts for 2 hours and a half, 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?
Does the tour operate if it rains?
Is it suitable for people with reduced mobility or babies in a stroller?
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!