Day Tripping in Girona Spain

Day Tripping in Girona Spain, Girona, Spain (B)

If you’re looking to get away from the busy city life in Barcelona, hop onto an AVE fast train and in less than 40 minutes, you will go back in time to an ancient medieval city. Girona will mesmerize you with watchtowers, Roman fortress remains, cobblestone lanes, and one of the best preserved Jewish quarters in the world.

Situated in Spain’s northeastern Catalonia region, Girona’s proximity to Barcelona and walkable city center make it very easy for travelers to plan a day trip. Book your train tickets in advance online for cheaper rates and less hassle!

There are five smaller pedestrian bridges that connect the newer part of the city (where the train station is located) to the old town tourist district. The most famous of them all is the Eiffel Bridge constructed by Gustave Eiffel just before the construction of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. It’s also known as Pont de Ferro (the Iron Bridge) and Pont de les Pescateries Velles (the Old Fishermen’s Bridge). It overlooks the Onyar River and the colorful buildings cast pretty reflections on the water. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Day Tripping in Girona Spain
Guide Location: Spain » Girona
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Heather Teoh
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Eiffel Bridge
  • Carrer de la Forca
  • Museum of Jewish History
  • Girona Cathedral
  • Basilica of Sant Feliu
  • Arab Baths
  • Casa Marieta