Impressive sights in Girona

From historical buildings to museums: Girona has all the culture you need! Here are some definite must-sees.

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Cathedral

One of Girona’s must-sees is the towering Cathedral on the Plaça de la Catedral. Feast your eyes on beautiful wall tapestry about the Creation, an altar piece with gems and a breathtaking bishop’s throne. To make the most of your visit, take the audio tour included in the entrance price.

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Passeig de la Muralla (‘walking the wall’)

The 3-kilometre Passeig de la Muralla takes you on a trip through the city over the city walls, giving you a great view of Girona and all its attractions. You can count on a wonderful view of the tops of the Pyrenees. And the best part: the walk is completely free!

Sight: Passeig de la Muralla
Sight: Monastir Sant Pere de Rodes
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Monastir Sant Pere de Rodes (monastery)

The Sant Pere de Rodes monastery, the castle located nearby and the old ruins of the Medieval village are some of Girona’s most exceptional sights. Just the beautiful views over the rugged coastline and the fishing village, El Port de la Selva, will make your visit unforgettable. It is also a great area for hiking.

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Museu del Cinema (Film Museum)

The Girona Film Museum comprises a personal collection and takes you back 500 years in time. Besides films, you will find a Chinese shadow theatre, a camera obscura, a magical lantern and photography. The impressive collection has gained this museum multiple accolades; it won the European Museum of the Year Award in 2000.

Sight: film museum
5

Jewish Quarter

Visit the Jewish Quarter and feel like you are wandering around in the Middle Ages. Set against a hill and built on the right bank of the Onyar, this district consist of various small streets and many steps alternated with cosy squares with pavement cafés. This oldest part of the city is located close to Girona Cathedral and Sant Feliu.

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