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Girona Cathedral
The baroque facade of the Girona Cathedral stands at the top of a grand staircase, high above the old city. The structure was built between the 11th and 18th centuries in a variety of styles: The cathedral boasts a Romanesque cloister and tower, Gothic nave (the widest of its kind in the world), and a baroque exterior.
 
The Basics
Girona Cathedral stands as the most prominent landmark in Girona and one of its most popular attractions. Many visitors explore the cathedral and surrounding town on a day trip from Barcelona; some trips also include stops at the Dalí Museum in nearby Figueres or the sacred mountaintop monastery of Montserrat. Entrance to the cathedral includes an audio guide in several languages, and access to the nave, treasury, cloister, and Basilica of Sant Feliu.
 
Things to Know Before You Go
  • Girona Cathedral is a must-visit for spiritual travelers and first-time visitors to Girona.
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and be prepared to climb about 90 steps to reach the cathedral entrance.
  • Much of the cathedral is wheelchair accessible, with the exception of the Conventual Chapel, cloister, and Sala del Tinell.
 
How to Get There
The cathedral is located in Plaça de la Catedral in the heart of Girona’s old city. The easiest way to get there is on foot, though it’s also possible to take a local bus to Plaça de Sant Doménec station or hire a taxi.
 
When to Get There
The cathedral is open daily throughout the year, with slightly reduced hours during the winter months (November to March). This sight is particularly beautiful during the annual Temps de Flors flower festival, when the steps are adorned in colorful blossoms.
 
Cathedral Treasury Museum
Visitors to the Girona Cathedral should make sure to explore Cathedral Treasury Museum. This collection showcases works of religious art dating as far back the 10th century. Notable pieces include the Beatus illuminated manuscript, the 11th-century Tapestry of Creation, and a Renaissance altarpiece of St. Helena.
Address: Plaça de la Catedral, Girona, Catalonia 17004, Spain
Admission: Varies
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Girona and Montserrat Guided Day Tour from Barcelona

Delve into the rich legacy of Girona and marvel at the sacred Montserrat Abbey on an enriching full-day excursion from Barcelona. With a professional guide, travel through the majestic Catalonian countryside before embarking on a guided walking tour of Girona’s historical highlights. After admiring the beautifully preserved Jewish Quarter and Girona Cathedral, head to Montserrat Mountain to see Montserrat Abbey, a consecrated monastery home to the 12th-century Black Virgin statue. Learn about the region’s fascinating history from your guide and enjoy round-trip transportation from central Barcelona.
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Private Tour in Girona-Game of Thrones from Barcelona,

Enjoy and discover the heart of Girona.Explore the medieval town of this beautiful city with your private guide.Your private driver will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel in Barcelona.
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Special Girona and Costa Brava Tour with Hotel Pickup in Barcelona

Stroll the maze-like medieval streets of GironaDiscover the dramatic landscapes of the Costa BravaGo to the small fishing village of Calella de PalafurgellLearn about the ancient pathways of the Caminos de RondaEnjoy panoramic views from strategic viewpointsTake a dip in crystal clear watersExplore the best-preserved Jewish Ghetto in Europe
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Discover the coastal splendor of the Costa Brava region on a full-day trip to Girona and Calella de Palafrugell from Barcelona. Travel through the scenic Catalan countryside, and discover the atmospheric streets of Girona’s medieval Old Town. Admire the flagrant fortresses of Pals, absorb the seaside charm of rural fishing village, Calella de Palafrugell, and admire the dramatic landscapes of Begur, the former home of an ancient castle. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour.
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Girona, Figueres and Dali Museum Day Trip from Barcelona

Discover medieval Girona and the Dali Museum in Figueres, where the artist Salvador Dalí was born, on this day trip from Barcelona by air-conditioned coach. With a guide, take a walking tour of Girona’s picturesque Old Town. Learn about the city’s wealth during the Middle Ages and admire the Cathedral and colorful houses huddled along the Onyar River. After free time for lunch, travel to the Dali Museum in Figueres. View the flamboyant, egg-topped exterior of the Dali Theatre-Museum and explore its collection of paintings, sculptures and jewelry.
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Girona and Dali Museum in Figueres - Small Group Tour with Hotel pickup from Bcn

Discover Catalonia beyond Barcelona with this full-day tour to the intriguing cities of Girona and Figueres. Uncover ancient Roman history and stroll through the winding medieval streets of one of Europe's best-preserved Jewish quarters in Girona, and then get surreal with a visit to the Dalí Museum in Figueres, birthplace of the groundbreaking artist.
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Dali Museum Day Trip from Barcelona by High-Speed Train with Optional Girona Tour

Follow in the footsteps of innovative artist Salvador Dali during a full-day trip to the Dali Theatre-Museum in Figueres from Barcelona. Enter the magnificent mind of Dali when you step foot inside the renowned museum, conceived and curated by Dali himself. Immerse yourself in the aesthetic eccentricity of his paintings and sculptures and gain further insight into the artist’s life and works from an accomplished guide. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation by high-speed train and upgrade to include a stop in the provincial town of Girona.
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Private Girona and Costa Brava Tour From Barcelona

Visit Girona and the Costa Brava on a full-day tour from Barcelona with a private guide. Enjoy the flexibility of a private tour to customize the day to your interests as you explore the medieval towns of Girona and Pals on guided walking tours, pause in a picture-perfect Costa Brava village, and explore beaches, coves, and cliffs. This 10-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off at your hotel in Barcelona.
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Game Of Thrones' Walking Tour of Girona

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Game of Thrones Locations Small Group Tour: Dalí Museum, Girona & Medieval Besalú

This action-packed tour is ideal for travelers with limited time. You’ll see the best of Catalonia in a day with great food, the Dalí Museum, and guided tours of Girona and Besalú. No need to organize transport as you’ll travel from Barcelona in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus. You'll beat the crowds and visit the Dalí Museum at the start of the day. A highlight is a delicious lunch in Besalú with a glass of wine included.
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From Barcelona: Day trip to Girona and Figueres with Dali Museum included

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Private Tour: Dali Museum and Girona from Barcelona

Visit two of Catalonia's most popular attractions, the surreal Dalí Museum and the charming city and ruins of Girona, during this private 9-hour tour from Barcelona. Private transportation, including hotel pickup and drop-off, make this tour a convenient way to make the most of your time. This tour includes a 2-hour walking tour of Girona and bottled water.
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From Barcelona: Private Girona and Figueres with Dali Museum Tour

Pair visits to historic Girona and Figueres, Salvador Dalí’s hometown, during this private full-day tour from Barcelona. Travel with your own group of up to eight guests and explore the medieval neighborhoods of Girona. Visit the Cathedral, the Old Town, and the Jewish Quarter. Then head to Figueres, where you’ll learn about the life of local artist Salvador Dalí and admire the collections at the Dalí Museum.
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Girona Game of Thrones City

Experience the medieval majesty of Girona, an ancient Spanish city replete with historical monuments, on a 6-hour tour from Barcelona. Admire the scenic Catalonian countryside as you travel by comfortable coach to the historical city of Girona. On arrival, embark on an informative walking tour and marvel at impressive landmarks like Girona Cathedral and one of Europe’s best preserved Jewish Quarters. Enrich your knowledge of Girona’s rich artistic and cultural heritage as you stroll the charming streets, listening to illuminating commentary from your expert guide.
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Day trip to Girona and Figueres by bus from Barcelona

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Full Day Guided Tour: Girona & Costa Brava Plus Lunch

Discover medieval Girona and the Costa Brava on this full-day tour from Barcelona. As you walk through Girona, check out the colorful homes, cathedral, well-preserved Jewish Quarter, and see a portion of the original city wall. Head to the town of Calella de Palafrugell for a 3-course meal on the coast. Take some time to walk on the sand or swim in the ocean before your return to Barcelona.
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From Barcelona: Day Trip to Girona with Walking Tour

You don't need an extra day to explore Girona when you book this easy day trip from Barcelona. Board a luxury bus headed straight to one of the oldest cities in all of Catalonia, and then enjoy the perfect balance of a guided tour and free time to enjoy Girona on your own terms once you arrive.
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Game of Thrones: Medieval Girona Half-Day Private Tour with Hotel pick-up

Immerse yourself in the world of ‘Game of Thrones’ on a 5-hour small-group tour to Girona. Used as a filming location for many of the show's most iconic scenes, the medieval town is a guaranteed hit with history buffs and fantasy fans alike. Walk along Arya's escape route from the Waif, visit the steps of the Cathedral of Santa Maria, used for the Great Sept of Baelor, and more.
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Girona, Figueres and Dali Museum All Inclusive Full Day Tour from Barcelona

Girona and Figueres make ideal day trips from Barcelona, but taking in both sites of interest in one day independently isn’t easy. On this tour, reach Girona and Figueres in comfort by luxury bus from central Barcelona, and enjoy immersive guided walking tours at both sites. Discover attractions including the Dalí Museum and 15th-century Girona Cathedral, and find out for yourself what makes these historic Spanish towns so special.
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Private Girona and Costa Brava Tour from Barcelona

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Full Day Guided Tour: Three Medieval Towns Plus Lunch

This whistle-stop tour of three medieval towns is the ideal tour for visitors with limited time. You’ll save hours researching and planning your trip by having everything organized for you. Travel in comfort between dispersed sites with a guide, and get access to incredible views of La Garrotxa Natural Park. Highlights include a medieval synagogue in Besalu, a delicious lunch in Girona, and the Tower of the Hours in Pals.
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Girona and Figueres Private Day Trip From Barcelona

Discover Girona and Figueres during a private day trip with a local. Stroll through historic streets and explore the Old Town in one of Catalonia's most beautiful cities. Visit Figueres, the birthplace of Salvador Dali and visit The Dalí Theatre and Museum. Plus pick up in Barcelona is included.Start your tour in Girona, a beautiful city famed for its medieval architecture and picturesque gardens. Follow your local host through the narrow streets and soak up the local atmosphere all around you.If your surroundings look familiar it’s because they are also a film set. See the location where the movie "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer" was filmed. It is right in the Jewish quarter of the city, which the locals refer to as 'call Jueu'. If you don't know the movie, don't worry, your local host will tell you all about it.From here head on to Figueres and explore the beautiful old town. Your local host will tell you all about Dali and his unique life before you drive back to Barcelona.
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