1. Spain
  2. Catalonia
  3. Girona
  4. Monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants

Girona: 2-Hour Walking Tour & Optional Cathedral Entrance

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Enjoy a guided tour through the historic center of Girona with cathedral entrance fees included (if option selected). Discover the largest Gothic nave in Europe.
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Duration: 90 minutes
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Spanish, Catalan

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Girona Cathedral, the Jewish quarter, the Monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants, River Onyar houses and Arabic baths
  • Learn about the jewish community in medieval times and walk around the best preserved Jewish quarter in Europe
  • See the largest Gothic nave in Europe at the Cathedral of Santa Maria with your entrance
Full description
Begin your walk through the historic center of Girona in Plaza de la Independencia. From here, go to the bank of the Onyar and cross the river over the Gomez Bridge. Find out why the bridge is called this along with numerous other fascinating facts from your guide.

After contemplating the colorful buildings of this area of the city, head towards the ancient Monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants and see where the monks lived in medieval times. Then, admire the exterior of the Arabic Baths which were an important facility in the city.

Later, take a walk around the "call", the historic Jewish quarter of Girona which is one of the best-preserved in Europe. This Hebrew neighborhood is next to the Cathedral of Santa Maria, located at the highest point of the city. Admire the exterior of the cathedral, ending the tour in the Cathedral Square.

If you choose the option with entrance to the Cathedral, visit the interior of the temple to see the widest Gothic Nave in Europe. It is the 2nd widest nave in the world, second only to the one in Saint Peter's Cathedral in the Vatican. Also, admire other outstanding details such as its stained glass windows, the cloister, and other treasures in the Cathedral including the only medieval tapestry in the world.
Includes
  • Walking tour
  • Local art historian guide
  • Cathedral entrance (€7 per person) if option selected
  • Images from iPad and explanations
What’s Not Included
  • Transport
  • Meals and drinks

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Meeting point

At the statue in the middle of Plaça de la Independència, 17001 Girona, Spain.

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
Know before you go
• Comfortable shoes are recommended as the route has stairs and slopes, not suitable for people with reduced mobility

From £17.40 per person

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Product ID: 164004