Relax and unwind in Girona
Located in the north east of Spain Girona is a large city with much to offer the visitor. Centuries of history are captured in spectacular monuments and culture is celebrated with several street festivals and events. Visitors to Girona are rewarded with a very extensive range of things to do with theatre and musical productions, cultural activities, great shopping, restaurants and services, tourist can make the most of their visit any time of the year. The city of Girona has a mild winter climate and is not solely dependent on tourism which means it is not deserted in the winter like many summer sun towns on the coasts.
Situated midway between the sea and the mountains it is approximately 103Km. from Barcelona and about one and a half hours drive from the Pyrenees and the French border. The Costa Brava with its stunning beaches and coastline is just 30 minutes away. Girona airport is 20 minutes from the city and is serviced by lots of budget flights.
There are plenty of Girona tourist attractions and activities for families, couples, young and old. You’ll find ancient buildings, botanical gardens, shopping centres and outdoor sports. Visitors will be intrigued and fascinated by the old town, which is easy to see on foot. It is possible to walk along its ancient walls and enjoy excellent views of the city. Narrow cobbled streets of the old Jewish quarter invite you to wander and discover the splendour of it past history. The Gothic Cathedral of Saint Mary of Girona has a Baroque façade and the widest nave in the world. Girona has no less than six museums some offering guided tours that can be pre booked online. Take some time out to enjoy a coffee or tapas in one of the charming, quaint bars or restaurants in this area which also boasts some great antique shops.
Why not hire a car and venture out into the surrounding regions to discover the neighbouring towns and villages? In a very short time you can reach the coast or the mountains where you can practice sea or winter sports depending on the season and enjoy the contrasts of scenery that surround Girona - golfers will find many great courses around the region.
Eating out in Girona is a cosmopolitan experience, with many types of cuisine to sample from typical regional fare to oriental and fusion, combining exceptionally high quality ingredients from the land and sea. In the evening soak up the atmosphere in some the numerous cafes and tapas bars or check out the lively club scene. For cheap deals to Girona book online anytime at loveholidays.ie and create the holiday to suit your needs and budget.