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Girona: History and Gastronomy Small Group with Tastings

1. Girona: History and Gastronomy Small Group with Tastings

This experience is a combination of a walking tour through the historic area of the city of Girona, the monumental neighborhood, the Jewish quarter, the Rambla, the bridges over the Onyar river, etc., plus a visit to an specialized tavern to taste the best products that the gastronomy of this area offers. In total we will be together for more than 3 hours. Girona has a high quality gastronomic products. One way to enjoy all the products that the area offers us is in small portions such as tapas or pintxos. We will accompany you to the more specialized taverns to enjoy these small art pieces of Girona and Catalan Gastronomy in general. You will taste local cheeses and sausages, anchovies from La Escala, Iberian ham, the typical sweet from Girona, the Xuixo, and other spectacular products that will surely surprise you. All these products combined by any of the fantastic wines that this country offers. We have more than 50 wineries in the province that nowadays, have nothing to envy to other wine regions of Spain or France. Our D.O (origin denomination) Empordà has become the pride of Girona in recent years. They produce white, rosé and especially red wines of excellent quality. If you do not like wine or cannot drink it, you can taste some beer, or other non-alcoholic drink.

Girona: Private History Tour

2. Girona: Private History Tour

The ancient walled city of Girona stands on a fortress-like hill, high above the confluence of the Onyar and Ter rivers. With the help of a local guide, discover the most important monuments of Girona, its history, its Jewish heritage and also its legends. This private tour can be tailored to your specific needs and interests. Founded by Iberians, the Romans later named the city Gerunda and established it as an important stopping point on the Via Augusta, linking Iberia with Rome. The most important time for the city, however, was the middle ages. Due to its location near the French border, the city was under siege several times and much of its buildings were built during this time.  Explore the city's 15th-century cathedral, boasting the widest unsupported gothic arch in the world which dominates the skyline. In the lower part of the city, enjoy the steep alleyways and the brightly painted façades of the houses overlooking the Onyar river which provide the most emblematic image of the city. Among the bridges that span the river are the lightweight Gómez bridge and the Ferreries Velles bridge which was designed by Gustave Eiffel in 1877. For those interested in The Game of Thrones series, the guide can show the locations where the 6th season was filmed.

Barcelona: Girona Game of Thrones Private Tour with Pickup

3. Barcelona: Girona Game of Thrones Private Tour with Pickup

Discover the locations where the HBO hit series "Game of Thrones" was filmed in Girona. Your tour guide will pick you up at your hotel or apartment in Barcelona to start your adventure and transfer you to the Old Town of Girona. Your expert guide will show you the magical corners of the city that brought "Game of Thrones" to life. Visit Girona Cathedral, which was used to represent the Great Sept of Baelor. You will also recognize the monumental baroque stairway of the cathedral as the exterior of the Great Sept Baelor in King’s Landing. Walk through the Jewish Quarter, which served as the city of Braavos in the series, where blind Ayra Stark was begging and got attacked by the waif. You'll also learn a little about Girona's fascinating history on this tour. With its perfect location on a hill along the eastern shore of the Onyar River near the French border, Girona flourished during the Middle Ages. Enjoy amazing views from the Medieval city walls and get lost in the maze of winding streets. You'll also see the Arabic Baths, the synagogue, and the Gustave Eiffel Bridge.

From Barcelona: Private Girona Tour with Personal Guide

4. From Barcelona: Private Girona Tour with Personal Guide

Discover one of the oldest cities of Spain on a private tour of Girona with your own personal guide. Take off from Barcelona in a private vehicle to explore the city’s history, monuments, squares, and more. See Sant Feliu Bridge, Girona Cathedral, the Church of St. Felix, and much more. First, your chauffeur will pick you from your hotel or place of choice, then relax during a 1.5-hour drive to Girona, where your private tour guide will be waiting for you. Once there, you will be ready to start your private tour. Your first stop in the city’s old quarter to see the Sant Feliu Bridge, one of Girona’s many bridges. Continue to Girona Cathedral, known for being one of the most important symbols of the city, featuring Gothic and Baroque styles. After visiting the Roman baths to see the Romanesque art, leave behind the old quarter and head to the Jewish quarter, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful areas in Girona. There, you’ll discover the labyrinthic Medieval streets. Next to the Jewish quarter, visit the Basilica of Sant Feliu (Church of St. Felix), known for being the first cathedral in the city. Get to know more about Girona’s roots, from the Iberians and later the Romans. To learn more about the city’s medieval treasures, you’ll continue the tour to the Rambla de la Llibertat (historic street with a market), the Masó House, the stairs of Sant Martí, and the Convent de Sant Domènec de Girona. When your guided tour is finished, enjoy some time of your own to discover more of Girona by yourself and try local food for another hour. After your free time, your chauffeur will take you back to Barcelona.

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