Discover the best of Girona in 2 Days: A Complete Itinerary

Girona, a charming city located in Catalonia, offers a unique combination of history, culture and architectural beauty that makes it an unmissable destination for any traveler.

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If you’re planning to spend 2 days in this picturesque city, here’s a complete itinerary to make the most of your time and explore the best Girona has to offer. We remind you that if you are staying in Corredor Mató in Tamariu, Girona is approximately 30 minutes away, so it is an ideal excursion while you are staying with us due to its proximity, ask us for all the information you need to help you prepare it

Day 1: Discovering Historic Charm
morning:

Girona Cathedral: Start your day exploring the majestic Girona Cathedral, an impressive example of Gothic architecture. Admire the ornate facade and explore the interior, where you’ll find the world’s famous widest Gothic nave.
Barri Vell (Barri Vell): Immerse yourself in the history of Girona walking through the narrow cobbled streets of Barri Vell. Discover charming squares, picturesque alleys and old churches as you fall in love with the city’s medieval atmosphere.

Noon:

Lunch in a local restaurant: Enjoy delicious Catalan cuisine in one of the traditional restaurants in the Old Quarter. Try typical dishes such as escalivada, sausage with beans or crema Catalana.

Afternoon:

Walls of Girona: After lunch, head to the old city walls to enjoy breathtaking panoramic views. Walk along the promenades and admire the landscape while you contemplate the history that surrounds the city.
Arab Baths: Continue your exploration with a visit to the Arab Baths, a beautiful vestige of medieval times. Immerse yourself in the calm and contemplative atmosphere of these historic baths.

Night:

Dinner and Night Walk: End your first day in Girona with a relaxing dinner at one of the local restaurants. After dinner, take a night walk through the illuminated streets of the Old Quarter to experience the city in a different light.

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Day 2: Exploring Culture and Nature

Morning:

Art Museum: Start your second day in Girona by exploring the Girona Art Museum, which houses an impressive collection of Catalan art from the Middle Ages to the present day. Admire masterpieces by local artists and learn more about the artistic history of the region.
Stroll along the Onyar River: After visiting the museum, take a relaxing stroll along the banks of the picturesque Onyar River. Enjoy the views of the colorful houses lining the river and capture some stunning photos of Girona’s iconic bridges.

Noon:

Lunch at a Local Bistro: Take a lunch break at a cozy riverside bistro and enjoy fresh and delicious dishes made with local ingredients.

Afternoon:

Jardins de la Devesa: After lunch, head to Jardins de la Devesa, Girona’s largest public park. Take a leisurely stroll along the shaded paths and admire the natural beauty of the gardens.
Stroll through the Barri de Sant Narcís: End your day by exploring the charming Barri de Sant Narcís, where you’ll find cobbled streets, quiet squares and a relaxed atmosphere. Explore the local shops and enjoy a last look at everyday life in Girona before you leave.

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