Located halfway between the wonderful beaches of the Costa Brava and the beautiful sierras of the Catalan Pyrenees we find the city of Girona, founded as Gerunda at 77 A.C. This beautiful city of medieval labyrinthine lanes is located at the confluence of four rivers: the Ter, the Onyar, the Güell and the Galligants. To be able to intuit the attractions that the city treasures we will only say that every year they come closer to discover more than 5 million people.
The historic center, or Old Quarter, of the capital of Girona is one of the most evocative of all of Europe, with unique elements throughout the continent. Among its most emblematic monuments we will find the Jewish quarter, one of the best preserved in Europe, the famous and colorful Houses of Onyar or the imposing Cathedral of the city, among others. The city is also very well situated, because less than an hour from it we can find ourselves in France, Barcelona, Costa Brava or the Pyrenees.
The monuments are abundant, and very remarkable the artistic riches that they preserve. There can not be a visit in Girona that is not completed with a walk through the suggestive Jewish district of the Call, where you can imagine what life was like in the city in medieval times losing a session in its labyrinthine streets.
You can also enjoy the Arab Baths, a unique Romanesque construction of the XII century inspired by the ancient Roman baths and which is a must visit for any lover of architectural art.
In Girona you can also marvel at the majesty of the Cathedral of the city, a Gothic building erected between the XI and XVIII centuries, characterized by having the largest Gothic style ship in the world and the second largest ship in the world In all styles, only surpassed by that of St. Peter in the Vatican.
The city also shows many more attractions outside of culture and monuments, as it is also known as the European capital of road cycling.
Every year numerous professionals and enthusiasts of the two wheels come to enjoy throughout the season of their fantastic routes and roads, not in vain here has been disputed numerous stages of the great rounds, from "The Vuelta" to the "Tour de France" Passing through the Vuelta a Cataluña. Near the city, also, we find places of special tourist interest like they can be the Lake of Banyoles, the medieval city of Besalú or the famous Dalí Museum of Figueres.
Come and discover the places that marvel at millions of people each year.