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Top Choice Catalan in Girona

El Celler de Can Roca

Ever-changing avant-garde takes on Catalan dishes have catapulted El Celler to global fame. Named the best restaurant in the world in 2015 by The World's 50 Best, each year brings new innovations from molecular gast…
Top Choice Cathedral in Girona

Catedral

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

Museu d’Història dels Jueus de Girona

Until 1492 Girona was home to Catalonia’s second most important medieval Jewish community (after Barcelona), and one of the finest Jewish quarters in the country. The Call was centred on the narrow Carrer de la Forç…
Gallery in Girona

Museu d’Art

Next door to the cathedral, in the 12th- to 16th-century Palau Episcopal, this art museum impresses with the scale and variety of its collection. Around 8500 pieces of art, mostly from this region, make up the colle…
Museum in Girona

Museu del Cinema

There is much more to this museum than the silver screen. Displays examine the reasons why humanity longs to indulge its imagination, probing the origins of visual storytelling, such as Chinese and Indian shadow pup…
Church in Girona

Basílica de Sant Feliu

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

Museu d’Història de Girona

This museum’s setting within 18th-century cloisters lends an appropriately antique feel to your journey from Roman Girona to the present day. Standout displays include an exhibition illuminating the 3rd- to 4th-cent…
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 lovely cloister featuring otherworldly animals and mythical creatures on the capitals of its double columns – the…
Ruins in Girona

Banys Àrabs

Although modelled on earlier Muslim and Roman bathhouses, the Banys Àrabs are a finely preserved, 12th-century Christian affair in Romanesque style. The baths contain an apodyterium (changing room), followed by a fr…
Walls in Girona

Passeig Arqueològic

A walk along Girona’s medieval walls is a wonderful way to appreciate the city landscape from above. There are several points of access, the most popular being across the street from the Banys Àrabs, where steps lea…