1. Girona Art Museum: Skip-the-Line Entry Ticket & Audio Guide
Pre-book your skip-the-line entry ticket and audio guide for the Girona Art Museum, home to the most important collection in the diocese and the Girona province. Explore art from Romanesque to contemporary styles, including paintings, sculptures, and an 18th-century pharmacy. Experience a chronological presentation of pictorial and sculptural works from different periods and in successive styles (Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Realist, Art Nouveau, and Noucentista), as well as rooms devoted to ceramics, glassware, and liturgical art. Start your route through the permanent exhibition with a fragment of an early Christian tombstone from Empúries. See the liturgical ensemble from Sant Pere de Rodes (9th century), the Martyrology of Usuard (a 15th-century illuminated manuscript), and one of the most striking altarpiece ensembles of the 15th and 16th centuries, as well as major Catalan Renaissance and Baroque works. Conclude your visit with works by 19th- and 20th-century painters who were connected with Girona, such as Urgell, Vayreda, Rusiñol, Berga, and Bertrana. From February 26 to January, 28 2024 visit the temporary exhibition "Esclats d’un instant, 70’s. L’aportació de les artistes al fons d’art del diari Avui", a journey through the works of artists of that time that they delivered as support for the first publishing house of the newspaper in Catalan after the dictatorship. Also, until September 17 "Costa Brava. La descoberta del paradís (1870-1936). De Blanes al Cap de Creus, identitat d’un paisatge", sixty paintings and documents by nearly 50 artists who, from 1870 to 1936, made the Costa Brava a subject of their work.