Learn the story of Jewish culture in Girona on a 3-hour walking tour of the city center. See synagogues still in use today, and learn the history of attractions such as the cathedral, archaeological gardens and Sant Domènec University.
What to Expect
Explore the Jewish history of Girona on a half-day walking tour of the city center, and discover unique churches and synagogues.
Following a pick-up from your hotel, go to the aljama of the medieval Hispanic kingdoms, responsible for the governance of the Jews in the Middle Ages. Continue to the landscaped gardens of Passeig Arqueologic and Montjuich (Jewish Mountain). Marvel at the city’s old walls and Sant Domènec University.
Next, go to a 2nd synagogue. Discover the site of the mezuzah on Placeta del Institut Vell. Wander down the narrow streets of the Forca Vella, one of the best-preserved Jewish quarters in the world.
Visit a Cabala school and another synagogue, before ending at the Museum of Jewish History, where a unique collection of tombstones from the Jewish cemetery on Montjuic help tell the story of Catalonia's medieval Jewish communities.
What's Not Included
- Entrance fee to the Jewish Museum