History, Legends and Food


Free cancellation · children of up to 15 free

History, Legends and Food Tour

Learn about Girona’s history, from its Roman origins to the present, discover our weirdest legends, and sample the best local delicacies along the way!

  When: Wednesday and Friday
  Where: Plaça Independència
w  Languages: English

}  Time: 11:00
  Price: 28€, children of up to 15 free
  Duration: 2 hours

Discover the ancient Roman and Medieval history of Girona on a guided tour of the city’s highlights! Visit the Jewish Quarter, pass by the cathedral and meander the streets of the Old Town.

Learn about the Cathedral from your local expert guide — one of the most important symbols of the city, together with the Basilica of Sant Feliu.

Cross some of the most emblematic bridges, enjoying unique views of the colorful houses of the Onyar river. And get lost in the labyrinth of streets of the Old Town, discovering unique spots, corners, squares and streets while hearing some of the strangest legends and stories.

Try, right in the heart of the Jewish Quarter, our two most famous delicacies: the xuixo, a pastry made of baked dough and filled with custard, and ratafia, our most famous liquor made of 40 different herbs and green nut. So good!

All of this, and a lot more, in this fantastic trip to the past, present and future of our city. Don’t miss it!

Highlights of the History, Legends and Food Tour

N  Explore the narrow streets, squares and alleys of the Old Town
N  Listen to mysterious legends about nuns and Dalí…
N  Taste Girona’s most famous delicacies: the xuixo. and the ratafia
N  Learn about Girona’s more than 2.000 years of history
N  Become a local and decide to move here for life

What we’ll see in the History, Legends and Food Tour

  Girona Cathedral
  Sant Feliu Basilica
  Sample of xuixo & ratafia
  Onyar river and bridges
  Legends and misteries of Girona
  Hidden squares and gardens
  Old Town (Barri Vell)
  Jewish Quarter

Meeting Point

  Meeting Point: Plaça Independència, Girona

Under the biggest tree and next to the newsagent’s, the fountain and the underground WC.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the tour run?

The History, Legends and Food Tour runs, in English, on Wednesdays and Fridays, at 11:00.

How long is the tour?

The History, Legends and Food Tour lasts for 2 hours approximately.

What happens in Easter, Christmas and national holidays?

Unlike other tours, the History, Legends and Food Tour operates normally.

Does the tour operate if it rains?
In certain cases we can cancel the tour. Should this happen, we would notify you via WhatsApp or email as far in advance as possible.
Is it suitable for people with reduced mobility or babies in a stroller?

In this tour there are some sections with a slope and some stairs, which can be avoided without a big detour.

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 EnglishYou 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.


adult, children of up to 15 free

Free cancellation until 48h before the tour

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