A day trip to Girona from Barcelona
One of the secrets near Barcelona!
Are you in Barcelona and you want to see something different? Go visit Girona: thanks to its beautiful architecture and medieval atmosphere, you will certainly like this unique town.
Girona is a city located 100km north from Barcelona, in the Girona province. Located at the confluence of Onyar, Güell, Galligants and Ter, this ancestral city attracts many visitors thanks to its charming landscapes, with its colorful houses built on water.
Moreover, Girona has a rich cultural heritage and has many historical monuments to visit such as the Santa Maria Cathedral, the Saint Feliu Church, the Monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants or the Arab Baths. Go for a walk in the Barri Vell and you will find the Jewish quarter, which is one of the best preserved medieval quarters in Europe.
But one of the main attractions of the city are the ramparts. Indeed, Girona has a medieval wall going through the city and that permits to walk on the hills with panoramic views.
How to get to Girona from Barcelona:
Go to the train station “Barcelona Sants“, this train station is situated on the blue(L5) and pale green metro line(L3). From this station you can go with a direct, high speed train to Girona, this will only take 38 minutes! Tickets can be bought from the renfe website or in the Barcelona sants station.
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