Your ultimate Girona guide

Restaurants and bars, art, theatre, concerts, clubs, shops and more

The most beautiful villages in Catalonia
Things to do

The most beautiful villages in Catalonia

Explore beautiful inland spots, coastal villages and mountain hideaways

Where to enjoy delicious tapas in Girona
Bars and pubs

Where to enjoy delicious tapas in Girona

Girona has more than its fair share of bars where you can try varied small plates

Costa Brava terraces that are perfect for winter sun
Bars and pubs

Costa Brava terraces that are perfect for winter sun

Enjoy the bright skies and midday sun at these lovely outdoor spots

11 Girona jewellery shops
Shopping

11 Girona jewellery shops

Discover some of the local jewellery-makers that we love 

Six Girona towns that are worth (re)discovering
Things to do

Six Girona towns that are worth (re)discovering

In this feature we've included those towns that don't always appear in the guidebooks

Things to do in Girona

25 great things to do in Girona
Things to do

25 great things to do in Girona

Excursions, cinema, family activities, plays, and sports... and at night, the best cocktails and parties

The best clubs in Girona
Nightlife

The best clubs in Girona

From the latest hits to tracks of the 90s, in Girona everyone can find a spot to dance

17 things to do for under €5
Things to do

17 things to do for under €5

Give your wallet a break and take note of what to do around Girona without spending a cent

15 things to do with kids
Things to do

15 things to do with kids

Girona's got plenty of spaces where you can tame your little wild beasts. Here are a few of our favourites

Girona’s best attractions

Jardins dels Alemanys
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Jardins dels Alemanys

The German Gardens, in the heart of the Old Town, are full of history: you can still see the remains of the old barracks that were the residence for German soldiers of fortune who had been sent to Girona during the 19th-century Peninsular War. In the gardens you'll also find the Lightning Tower - if you climb up it (there´s a staircase to get to the wall), don't forget your camera because the views of Girona are amazing. And while the park is ideal for a walk, it also hosts lots of musical activities and historical reenactments from the Peninsular War.  

Castell de Sant Miquel
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Castell de Sant Miquel

The Castle of Sant Miquel is situated at the top of the hill of Sant Miquel, which lies between Celrà and Girona on one of the most popular cycling and walking routes in the Girona area. The oldest remains date from the medieval period and are made up of building that's thought to have been a watchtower, part of a wall and an hermitage with a polygonal, fortified apse. There's no written record referring to the tower, whereas the hermitage was dedicated to Sant Miquel and built in a Gothic style in the mid-15th century. During the Second Carlist War (1846-1849), on the site of the remains of the apse of the hermitage, a tower of the military optical telegraph line between Madrid and the French border was built. The castle's location is strategic - it has an excellent vantage point over the valleys of Sant Daniel and Celrà.

Monestir de Sant Pere Galligants
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Monestir de Sant Pere Galligants

Built around the 10th century, this important Catalan Romanic landmark has housed the Archaeology Museum since 1857

Call Jueu
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Call Jueu

One of Girona's most iconic areas is the Call Jueu, or Jewish Quarter, made up of a maze of small streets and courtyards that maintain their medieval aura

La Catedral
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La Catedral

The cathedral of Girona is one of the city's most representative landmarks. Its greatest feature is the Gothic nave, which is the largest in the world

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The best restaurants in Girona

Miramar
Restaurants

Miramar

With two Michelin stars, this is great place for sampling local recipes and ingredients

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Le Bistrot
Restaurants

Le Bistrot

Le Bistrot is a Girona classic that has managed to keep its iconic status since it opened back in the late '70s

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Ca l'Enric
Restaurants

Ca l'Enric

Try one of the unique set menus on offer at this restaurant in the heart of the Garrotxa region

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Draps
Restaurants

Draps

Large sharing plates featuring modern, creative and Med cooking

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The best of Girona and the Costa Brava

Michelin-starred restaurants in Girona
Restaurants

Michelin-starred restaurants in Girona

Feeling flush? Treat yourself to a memorable dining experience in one of Girona's 'star' restaurants

The best viewing-points on the Costa Brava
Things to do

The best viewing-points on the Costa Brava

What you have here are seven viewing-points that will leave you helplessly in love with the Costa Brava

Classic shops in Girona and the Costa Brava
Shopping

Classic shops in Girona and the Costa Brava

Girona locals places that have stood the test of time and endured through generations of shoppers

The Costa Brava's best coastal paths
Things to do

The Costa Brava's best coastal paths

See incredible landscapes, enjoy a good walk and discover hidden beaches

Museums and historical venues
Art

Museums and historical venues

There's plenty to visit in Girona's surrounding towns: museums, ruins, Dalí's old house and so much more

The best bars in Girona

The River Café
Bars and pubs

The River Café

Choose between more than 60 types of beer and around 30 gins, plus a kitchen that's open all day!

1900
Bars and pubs

1900

Welcoming, discreet café that passes by almost unseen but head in to check out its modernista interior

El Doll
Bars and pubs

El Doll

This bar focuses on craft beer with numerous varieties on tap

Porta Bellini
Bars and pubs

Porta Bellini

Popular local night spot with a wide range of gin and tonics, cocktails and other alcoholic options

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