What can you expect of the Mysteries and Legends Free Tour?
Girona is a city of legends and mysteries. This traditional Catalan city is an open-air museum of history that will make you fall in love with its narrow cobblestone streets and medieval towers overlooking the river on one side and the mountains on the other.
Girona is a city with a long and deep history. There are many mysteries and legends that have been passed down through the years, giving us a glimpse into the lives of those who came before us.
We will reveal the dark stories hidden in its streets on the Mysteries and Legends Free Tour, one of our most special tours.
As local guides, we provide you with a fun experience as you discover all the secrets that this city has kept for so long.
Girona is a hidden gem. This medieval city is full of historic churches, castles and the best preserved Jewish Quarter in Europe. On this free tour you will explore the Witches Tower in the Cathedral of Santa Maria for its connection to witches and witchcraft. You will discover the smallest square in Europe and perhaps the world, see secret sculptures and pass through the Jewish Quarter, steeped in unknowns and mysteries that no one knows if they are fact or fiction.
We will see the famous statue of the Lioness, one of the symbols of Girona. We will tell you the story of the witch of the Cathedral, and we will talk about killer monks and other legends that nourish the history of this beautiful medieval city.
Join the Free Tour Mysteries and Legends of Girona to discover the most sordid history and corners of this wonderful city, one of the most emblematic and charming cities of Catalonia.
If you want to discover the history of Girona you can book our Private Tour of Girona
Game of Thrones in Girona
Girona es una visita obligada para los entusiastas de Juego de Tronos.
Esta ciudad medieval fue elegida para rodar la sexta temporada de Juego de Tronos porque es una ciudad bien conservada, que te traslada al pasado.
Por ejemplo, la escena que se grabó en la fachada de la catedral de Girona (el Gran Septo de Baelor), donde la reina Margaery tenía que comenzar el camino de la vergüenza. Jaime Lannister irrumpe con su caballo para impedirlo, y sube las escaleras de la catedral.
¿Sabías que los escalones se rociaron con agua y azúcar para que el caballo no resbalara?
Como una de las ciudades históricamente más importantes de Cataluña, Girona tiene un encanto medieval que te llevará atrás en el tiempo para que descubras cómo era la vida en el pasado.
Esta ciudad es conocida por ser “la ciudad medieval mejor conservada del mundo”. Girona está habitada desde el siglo IX a. C.
Encontrarás callejuelas bordeadas de palacios, murallas que se extienden hasta imponentes puertas medievales y plazas porticadas que recuerdan el escenario de Juego de Tronos.
Los cinéfilos disfrutarán de la esencia de la histórica Girona, recorriendo las calles y monumentos donde se filmaron algunas de las escenas más memorables de la popular serie televisiva.
What will you see in the Free Tour Mysteries and Legends of Girona?
Do you know why flies are a symbol for the city of Girona? In this Free Tour we tell you the story, and how Sant Narcís became the patron saint of the city.
We will pass by the Agullana Palace, one of the most emblematic places. We will unveil the legend about the Agullana family and its famous coat of arms. The story is about vampires.
We will cross the Pont de Pedra, where the Ramblas de Girona begin, whose arches contain many surprises that you will love to know.
Of course, we will see the Tarlà de Girona, one of the most beloved figures by the people of Girona. It is a doll that hangs from side to side of the Argentería street.
We will also discover the Majordoma de Sant Narcís, in the middle of the archaeological promenade. Do you know its legend?
Come to this tour in which you will travel back in time and learn about the mysteries and legends of a wonderful city. Live a unique experience in Girona!
Frequently Asked Questions
Free Tour Legends and Mysteries of Girona is a free walking tour for tourists of all ages. Once the tour is over, you set the price. In a Free Tour you are the one who decides how much the experience is worth.
The tour lasts approximately 1 hour and a half, 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.
Of course, you can take pictures during the tour, in fact, we recommend that you do so because you will discover some sights that have a special charm. So get your camera ready because you will immortalize beautiful memories to last a lifetime.
It is recommended to arrive about 10 minutes before the scheduled start time, so that 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 an hour and a half, so we recommend wearing clothes and shoes that are comfortable and 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 of 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:
- We Free Tour Girona Guides monitor each other’s temperature.
- We try to maintain the interpersonal safety distance during the whole trip.
- 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.