Attractions

Top Choice Cathedral in Girona

Catedral de Girona

Towering over a flight of 86 steps rising from Plaça de la Catedral, Girona's imposing cathedral is far more ancient than its billowing baroque facade suggests. Built over an old Roman forum, parts of its foundation…
Top Choice Museum in Girona

Museu d’Història dels Jueus

Until 1492, Girona was home to Catalonia’s second-most important medieval Jewish community, after Barcelona, and one of the country's finest Jewish quarters. This excellent museum takes pride in Girona’s Jewish heri…
Gallery in Girona

Museu d’Art de Girona

Next to the cathedral, in the 12th- to 16th-century Palau Episcopal, this art gallery impresses with the scale and variety of its collection. Around 8500 pieces of art, mostly from this region, fill its displays, wh…
Monastery in Girona

Monestir de Sant Pere de Galligants

This beautiful 11th- and 12th-century Romanesque Benedectine monastery has a sublime bell tower and a splendid cloister featuring otherworldly animals and mythical creatures on the 60 capitals of its double columns;…
Basilica in Girona

Basílica de Sant Feliu

Just downhill from the cathedral stands Girona’s second great church, with its landmark truncated bell tower. The nave is majestic with Gothic ribbed vaulting, while St Narcissus, the city's patron, is venerated in …
Museum in Girona

Museu d’Història de Girona

Eighteenth-century cloisters lend an appropriately antique feel to this journey from Roman Girona to medieval times to the present day. The museum's highlights include an exhibition illuminating the 3rd- to 4th-cent…
Museum in Girona

Museu del Cinema

There's much more to this entrancing museum than the silver screen. Displays examine why humanity longs to indulge its imagination, probing the origins of visual storytelling, such as Chinese and Indian shadow puppe…
Ruins in Girona

Banys Àrabs

Although modelled on earlier Islamic and Roman bathhouses, the Banys Àrabs are a finely preserved, 12th-century Christian affair in Romanesque style (restored in the 13th century). The baths contain an apodyterium (…
Walls in Girona

Passeig Arqueològic

A walk along Girona’s majestic medieval walls is a wonderful way to soak up the city landscape. There are several access points; the most popular is opposite the Banys Àrabs (at the north end of the old town), where…
Museum in Girona

Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya–Girona

Girona's archeology museum hosts old-school exhibits that date from prehistoric to medieval times, including pre-Roman Iberian amphorae, Roman mosaics, early-Christian sarcophagi and the 4th-century Roman marble Sep…