Girona Tourism

If you search Girona photos on your web browser, you will realise that this ancient city is beautiful, colourful, charming and vibrant. Situated in Catalonia, Spain, Girona is situated at the confluence of the 4 rivers Onyar, Ter, Guell and Galligants. Also known as Gerone, this picturesque city is a mix of ancient arcaded houses, magnificent cathedrals and monasteries, archaeological findings, uphill cobbled streets and medieval baths.

The architecture of the city is particularly noteworthy. Having been influenced by different cultures, the architecture is a mixture of Arabic, Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic designs. A hidden gem of a city, Spain tourism is yet to promote it widely. Visit this marvellous place before it gets commercialized and touristy. Situated only 100 kilometres from Barcelona, on your trip to Spain, you must include Girona in your travel itinerary.

Essential travel information and Girona tips for your visit

  • Do pack an umbrella/ rain jacket. You don’t want to be caught unawares by the rains.
  • Exploring the city on foot is the best way to traverse.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Girona

  • Know the pollution level of Girona before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Girona for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Girona.

    • Burglary and Theft 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.5 (High)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety Index 50 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.65 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 17.24 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 83.33 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.16 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Girona

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.09 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.1 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85.25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 87.15 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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