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Girona Day Tour from Barcelona

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Girona Day Trip From Barcelona highlights

  • Visit Girona and Figueres, two cities that perfectly represent the traditions of Northern Catalonia

  • Traverse through the city of Girona, and explore interesting places like gothic churches, Arab baths, and baroque spaces

  • Join this guided walking tour and get insights about the spots where the popular TV show Game of Thrones was filmed

  • Enjoy exclusive entrance to the Dali theatre-Museum when you travel to Figueres and admire Salvador Dali’s greatest artworks

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Estació Barcelona Nord
C. de Nàpols, 68, 08018 Barcelona, Spain

Girona Day Trip From Barcelona cancellation_policy

  • If cancellation are made 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 1 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
INR 11,578.14
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INR 12,853.35
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Girona Day Trip From Barcelona overview

Activity Location: Estació Barcelona Nord, platform 18, Barcelona, Spain

Activity Duration: 11 Hours

Activity Timings: 

  • Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday: 08:30 AM

About Girona, Figueres, and Dali Museum Day Tour:

Enjoy your beautiful journey to the enchanting city of Girona with the exclusive day tour from Barcelona! Get ready to visit this medieval gem and explore the rich history, culture, and stunning landscapes. See the charm of the well-preserved Old Town as you wander through its cobblestone streets. Know the secrets of the iconic Game of Thrones filming locations, where fantasy and reality converge. Immerse yourself in the local traditions, taste the delicious Catalan cuisine, and soak in the breathtaking panoramic views of the city from the towering Cathedral. Book Girona Day Tour From Barcelona and hear stories that make Girona truly unique from your tour guide.

About the Activity:

  • Begin your journey with a meet-up at Estació Barcelona Nord, where your knowledgeable tour guide will be awaiting your arrival.
  • Explore the captivating city of Girona, renowned for its impressive Romanesque and Gothic architecture, as well as its well-preserved Jewish quarters.
  • Know about the historical heritage of Girona with a live tour guide who will amuse you with fascinating stories and anecdotes about this ancient city.
  • See the iconic locations where the epic TV show Game of Thrones was filmed.
  • Journey to the town of Figures, where you'll get to see the 20th-century art pieces at the renowned Dali Theatre Museum.
  • Marvel at the impressive works of some of the greatest artists of all time, housed in the Dali Theatre Museum, including the renowned surrealist Salvador Dalí.
  • Experience the delight of exploring unique exhibits that showcase the historical significance of Dali's art.
  • Visit the Dali Jewels exhibition, a dazzling display of Dalí's exquisite jewelry designs that showcase his unparalleled creativity and craftsmanship.
  • Soak in the artistic ambiance of the museum and capture stunning photos of the surreal landscapes and installations that adorn its halls.
  • Book your Girona Day Tour from Barcelona and enjoy looking at Dali's art, exploring the captivating Old Town and learning about the rich history and artistic heritage.

How to Reach?

  • By Car: The activity location is 103 km from the city center, it will take 1 hour via the AP-7 route.
  • By Bus: Take a bus to Girona station which is 750 m away from the location. You can reach the activity location from the bus station with a 9 minute cab ride.
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Girona Day Trip From Barcelona faqs

Are there any specific events or festivals that take place in Girona that I should know about?

Girona is a hub of vibrant festivals, concerts and other events of music, cinema and visual and performing arts from a wide variety of disciplines that are conducted throughout the year. Some of the popular festivals include the St Narcis Fair of late October and early November, the Three Kings Festivals of January, Easter in Girona, the Black Music Festival of March, and Toca de Vi and Temps de Flors in May. While Girona sees cultural events all through the year, you can plan your visit around these major festivals and events to soak in the magic of the city’s cultural beauty.

Is it possible to visit Girona and return to Barcelona on the same day?

Yes, it is possible to visit Girona and return to Barcelona on the same day if you start the journey in the early hours and plan out your itinerary accordingly. The journey time between Girona and Barcelona is a mere 40 minutes, which means less commute time. A day trip to Girona from Barcelona lasts a minimum of six hours, so you can leisurely explore the prominent landmarks and return to Barcelona the same day.

Are there any recommended restaurants or local dishes to try in Girona?

Yes, Girona has a bustling gastronomic scene that is perfect for food enthusiasts with different taste palettes. Be it farm-fresh Girona apples, salsifies, wild mushrooms, cured meats or high-quality olive oil and sauces from the Catalan cuisine, you can find it all at the El Lleo marketplace, which is Girona’s hub for fresh quality produce. Try Xuixo pastries at the local cake shops and the iconic sweet butifarra sausage during your walking tour of the city. If you are looking for a refreshing drink, Ratafia, a sweet liqueur made from local herbs, Cavas and Emporda wines are worth a shot. While restaurants in Girona offer mouthwatering Catalan, Mediterranean and local delicacies, don’t miss the chance to dine at the Michelin-starred El Celler de Can Roca, ranked as the Best Restaurant in the World.  

Is it worth visiting Girona if I only have limited time in Barcelona?

Yes, Girona is worth a visit even if you have limited time to spend in Barcelona. Located approximately 40 minutes away from the city, Girona is easily accessible by train and road, thus saving precious commute time. Most attractions in Girona can be explored on foot and are too stunning to be missed. From exploring mediaeval-era structures and well-preserved cobblestone lanes and city walls to visiting museums and local restaurants, a few hours in Girona are a must for a fulfilling Barcelona itinerary.

Can I book Girona day trip tickets online, or do I need to purchase them in person?

Girona Day Trip from Barcelona tickets can be booked online, which is also highly recommended. Booking the tickets online ensures that you get the day and time slots of your preference, and also guarantees availability of the tour which sells out quickly. You can also avail of steep discounts and amazing combo deals on Girona day trip ticket prices by booking them in advance.  

Do I need to print out my Girona day trip tickets, or can I show them on my mobile phone?

While you need to keep your Girona day trip tickets handy throughout the experience, carrying a soft copy on your mobile phone or getting a printout of the tickets is a matter of choice. You can opt for any mode you feel comfortable with, although ID proof is a mandatory document to be carried along. If you are a foreign national visiting Girona, passport and visa details would also be required with your tickets at the time of the commencement of the trip.

Are there any recommended time slots or specific times of the day when it's best to visit Girona during a day trip?

It is highly recommended that you start your day trip to Girona from Barcelona in the early morning hours. Starting early gives you ample time to explore the attractions at leisure, and also ensures that you don’t have to rush through attractions owing to their closing times. While late afternoons see the least crowd at most indoor attractions, the morning hours are the most comfortable for outdoor explorations.

Are there any audio guides or informational materials provided with the Girona day trip tickets?

No, audio guides or informational materials are not provided with the Girona Day Trip from Barcelona tickets. However, the tour is led by an expert professional with in-depth knowledge about Girona’s culture and attractions, who can also answer all your questions and even give sneak peeks into the hidden wonders of the city. The guide is fluent in English and Spanish to ensure you have the best experience while exploring the city.

What are some of the popular attractions to visit in Girona?

  • Girona Cathedral: Among the top highlights of the Girona Day Trip from Barcelona, the mediaeval cathedral features various architectural styles and is best known for its massive Gothic nave.
  • The Jewish Quarter: Among the most visited attractions of Girona, the Jewish Quarter is full of fascinating stories, well-preserved streets and mediaeval-era structures.
  • Banys Arabs: The Roman-inspired Arab Baths date back to the twelfth century and feature stunning Romanesque features and ornate columns.
  • The Eiffel Bridge: The bridge stands at a point where four rivers meet and offers majestic views of Girona and the Onyar River from a unique vantage point.
  • Game of Thrones Filming Spots: As the setting for the place ‘Braavos’ in Season 6 of the show, Girona is filled with filming locations that can wow Game of Thrones fans.
  • Placa Independencia: Admire the neoclassical beauty of the city’s most popular square and explore numerous local restaurants in its vicinity.
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