Girona is one of the most emblematic and charming cities in Catalonia. Located at the confluence of two rivers on the northeast coast of Spain, it has been one of the most important cities in this region for centuries.
Girona’s historic center, which includes what are undoubtedly its most emblematic monuments, has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
As with all cities with a long history, there are many interesting places to visit, anecdotes to learn and secrets to discover.
So, where to start enjoying it?
Don’t worry, because we are happy to help you. We are passionate about Girona, and we want to show you the best of it.
How do we do it? By walking, we guide you and accompany you on a walking tour so you can go straight to the most beautiful places in the city. Our goal is that you end up knowing Girona as well as we do.
And if not, that you enjoy it as much as we do.
Free Tour Girona is the best way to visit the most beautiful corners of this historic city. It consists of a free walking tour, which lasts approximately 2 hours, where you will get to know the most interesting places in Girona.
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What can you expect from the Free Tour of Girona?
In the Free Tour Girona we will review the history of the city and its rich culture. We will see some of the most important monuments. You will discover its origins and traditions. And, of course, we will show you where to taste the best typical dishes of the tasty local gastronomy.
Free Tour Girona is a unique walking tour in which you will live an enriching experience.
In addition, we will tell you the most curious and funny anecdotes while we explore together every corner of the city.
We are in love with Girona, and we transmit it in each of our Free Tours.
Would you like to join us?
What will you see in the walking tour of Free Tour Girona?
After a presentation and a brief introduction to the city of Girona, we will start our Free Tour through the old town.
The historic center of Girona is a labyrinth of narrow and winding streets and alleys.
Considering the more than 2,000 years of history, it is not difficult to imagine that this small area contains more than 700 monuments and places that represent the city.
We will take a look at the most relevant moments, and tell you about the lifestyle of the people of Girona, both in the past and in the present.
From Plaza Catalunya we will go to the old town and follow our way along the old Via Augusta until we reach the Jewish Quarter, considered one of the best preserved in medieval Europe.
We will cross narrow and labyrinthine streets until we reach the Cathedral of Girona. We will continue our tour and leave the protection of the walls of the ancient Gerunda.
We will cross the bridge of “Miquel Gómez” to contemplate one of the most typical images of the city, the hanging houses of the Onyar river, considered architectural heritage of Catalonia.
Finally, we will head towards the most modern area of the city and finish the Free Tour Girona in Plaza Independència.
What do you feel like starting right now to enjoy Girona?
Come on this tour where you will travel back in time and get to know a wonderful city and live a unique experience in Girona!
Frequently asked questions
Girona Free Tour is a free walking tour for tourists of all ages. You are under no obligation to pay anything. Once you have finished the tour, if you consider it appropriate, you can give a tip to the guide. In a Free Tour you are the one who decides how much the experience is worth.
The tour lasts approximately 2 hours, it is done at a leisurely pace, making several stops that allow you to see the most emblematic places. Our goal is for you to enjoy yourself while you walk around the city.
It is recommended to arrive about 10 minutes before the scheduled start time, so we can start the tour on time.
Do you plan to bring a backpack? Don’t forget to bring a bottle of water to hydrate yourself along the way.
Keep in mind that you will be walking for two hours, so we recommend that you wear comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for a walking tour.
If you have reduced mobility and wish to attend the tour, please contact us in advance and we will make the necessary adjustments.
In all our walking tours we are truly committed to the care and safety of all attendees.
To achieve this, we have set out to meet the following standards:
Free Tour Girona guides monitor each other’s temperature.
We try to maintain the interpersonal safety distance during the whole tour.
The use of face masks is mandatory for everyone during the walking tour.
We promise that the groups will be small to guarantee the best experience and safety.