History, Legends and Food


Free cancellation until 48h
per adult, kids of up to 15 free

History, Legends and Food Tour


Learn about Girona’s history, from its Roman origins to the present, discover our weirdest legends, and sample the best local delicacies along the way!

  When: Wednesday & Friday
 Where: Plaça Independència
w  Language: English

}  Time:  11:00
  Duration: 2 hours
  Price: 28€, children up to 15 free

Discover the ancient Roman and Medieval history of Girona on a guided tour of the city’s highlights! Visit the Jewish Quarter, pass by the cathedral and meander the streets of the Old Town.

Learn about the Cathedral from your local expert guide — one of the most important symbols of the city, together with the Basilica of Sant Feliu.

Cross some of the most emblematic bridges, enjoying unique views of the colorful houses of the Onyar river. And get lost in the labyrinth of streets of the Old Town, discovering unique spots, corners, squares and streets while hearing some of the strangest legends and stories.

Try, right in the heart of the Jewish Quarter, our two most famous delicacies: the xuixo, a pastry made of baked dough and filled with custard, and ratafia, our most famous liquor made of 40 different herbs and green nut. So good!

All of this, and a lot more, in this fantastic trip to the past, present and future of our city. Don’t miss it!

Highlights of the History, Legends and Food Tour

N  Explore the narrow streets, squares and alleys of the Old Town
N  Listen to mysterious legends about nuns and Dalí…
N  Taste Girona’s most famous delicacies: the xuixo. and the ratafia
N  Learn about Girona’s more than 2.000 years of history
N  Become a local and decide to move here for life

What we’ll see in the History, Legends and Food Tour

  Girona Cathedral
  Sant Feliu Basilica
  Sample of xuixo & ratafia
  Onyar river and bridges

  Legends and misteries of Girona
  Hidden squares and gardens
  Old Town (Barri Vell)
  Jewish Quarter

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 History, Legends and Food Tour runs, in English, on Wednesday and Friday.

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

How long is the tour?
The History, Legends and Food Tour lasts for approximately two hours, but it can be a little longer depending on the rhythm of the group.
Where does the tour end?
The History, Legends and Food Tour its a circular tour: it finishes in the meeting point, Plaça Independència.
Does the tour operate if it rains?

Yes! Raincoat, umbrella and off we go. Only in very extreme cases can the tour be canceled. If that happens, you will be notified via WhatsApp or email as far in advance as possible.

How do I find you?

Once at the meeting point you will see our guides, dressed with our turquoise blue or emerald green colors.

Is it suitable for people with reduced mobility or babies in a stroller?
The History, Legends and Food Tour is very easy to walk, and only one flight of stairs is crossed although it is avoidable.

Interested in a Private Tour?

If you want more flexibility and a dedicated guide for you and your group, you can book this tour as a private tour totally in English.

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 groups of more than 6 people who cannot join our Free Tours together. Send us a WhatsApp or an email and we will answer you right away.


per adult, children of up to 15 free

No need to print the booking

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