Free cancellation · free children of up to 14 years old
Historical Girona Tour
Dive into the history of Girona with the help of a local historian and live the past so present in the city. Enjoy the journey from Roman origins to the present day!
Price: 18€, children of up to 14 free
Duration: 2 hours
Are you passionate about history? Do you like Girona and want to dive into the city’s past? Don’t hesitate anymore and join us on this journey through the city’s history, from its Roman origins to the present day.
Led by a local historian, we will start the tour talking about the beginnings of the city: the reason for its foundation, its location, the Roman start… Some history that will for sure surprise us as we begin to walk through Girona.
Little by little we will delve into the centuries and centuries of life in the city, passing through Visigoths, Muslims, Franks and Carolingians while enjoying the alleys, squares, gardens and the Jewish Quarter, discovering what happened in each specific place.
We will go through the historical events chronologically until we reach the most modern part of the Barri Vell and the Mercadal, as we discover the last centuries of the city’s history, up to the present day. Wonderful!
Highlights of the Historical Girona Tour
Live the Roman Gerunda, an important city located on the Via Augusta
Get to know the Carolingian past in the time of the Hispanic Mark
Discover the important Jewish heritage of Girona by walking along the Jewish Quarter
Marvel at the city’s most recent medieval history
What we’ll see in the Historical Girona Tour
Carolingian and Medieval Girona
Walls, gardens and promenades
Cathedral and Sant Feliu Basilica
Barri Vell and Mercadal
Onyar river and Bridges
Sant Pere de Galligants Monastery
Meeting Point: Plaça Independència, Girona
Frequently Asked Questions
When does the tour run?
The Historical Girona Tour runs, in Spanish, every day* at 11:30.
*The Historical Girona Tour doesn’t run on the 1st, 5th & 6th of January and 24th, 25th, 26th & 31st of December.
How long is the tour?
The Historical Girona Tour lasts for 2 hours approximately.
What happens in Easter, Christmas and national holidays?
Does the tour operate if it rains?
Is it suitable for people with reduced mobility or babies in a stroller?
We're a big group. Can we still join?
Yes! However, and in this case, if you are a group of 10 people or more, it is better to book a Private Tour. This way you can have the tour in English, start at the time that suits you, and have the guide for your group. What a treat!
Interested in a Private Tour?
If you want more flexibility and a dedicated guide for you and your group, you can book this tour as a private tour totally in English. You can check more about our private tours here.
This way we can start at the day and time that suits you and have a much more personal experience. This is also a good option for big groups. Send us a WhatsApp or an email and we will get back to you right away.