The Mediterranean city of Girona is located in northern Spain in the Catalonia region. Due to its location a little further from the coast, the city enjoys pleasant temperatures. The old district "Barri Vell" has the most valuable sights to offer.
Girona Airport is located in northeastern Spain, close to the city of Girona (Girona) and the Costa Brava coastal area. The airport is parallel to the AP-7 (Autopista del Mediterráneo), via this highway you can reach Barcelona. Girona is only 14 kilometers away from the airport, the capital of Catalonia (Barcelona) is located southwest of the airport 92 kilometers away.
Transavia flies to more than 100 destinations in Europe and also to various places in North Africa and the Middle East.
Ryanair is the most popular airline company when it comes to low budget flights. The Irish company connects several European cities, including Girona.
From New York, Girona can be reached in 7 hours and 45 minutes. London has a flight time of 2 hours and 5 minutes. There are several airlines offering direct flights from London. New York often requires a stopover.
La Catedral de Santa Maria is very important for the city of Girona. Due to its higher location, it stands out above everything else. The very large structure took a few centuries to complete until the eighteenth century. The predominantly Gothic style is what makes the structure so impressive. The baroque facade is characterized by the images that are incorporated in it.
In the history museum of Girona "Museu d’Història de Girona" much can be found about the long history of the city. People go all the way back to prehistory to the present. The museum is located in an old monastery which was built in 1762 by Capuchin monks.
Although they were not built until later in the twelfth century, the Arab baths of Gerona keep the thoughts of the Moorish past of the city alive. There are various rooms, including a frigidarium as a cold room, the apodyterium as a dressing room and a caldarium where the warm baths were located.
The Jewish Quarter of Girona is on the right bank of the Onyar River. The area is characterized by narrow alleys, characterful houses and stairs that lead you back to atmospheric squares. The beautiful former Agullana palace is seen as the most beautiful part of the neighborhood. It was built between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries. In the streets Carrer de la Força and Carrer dels Ciutadans you can admire beautiful houses that make this area very worthwhile.
One of the best ways to travel sustainable is to enjoy local food. Spain is well-known for its tapas. Girona has several tapas bars and restaurants where you can enjoy patatas bravas, cured meat, albondigas, cheese, empanadas and tortillas.