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
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
Explore the narrow streets, squares and alleys of the Old Town
Listen to mysterious legends about nuns and Dalí…
Taste Girona’s most famous delicacies: the xuixo. and the ratafia
Learn about Girona’s more than 2.000 years of history
Become a local and decide to move here for life
What we’ll see in the History, Legends and Food Tour
Sant Feliu Basilica
Sample of xuixo & ratafia
Onyar river and bridges
Legends and misteries of Girona
Hidden squares and gardens
Old Town (Barri Vell)
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?
Where does the tour end?
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?
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.