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Girona and Costa Brava Tour with Hotel Pickup in Barcelona

1. Girona and Costa Brava Tour with Hotel Pickup in Barcelona

Explore the stunning landscapes of the Costa Brava on a full-day tour to Girona from Barcelona. Depart the Catalan capital for the city of Girona, where the remains of its Roman and medieval past make an interesting contrast to the present day city. Get lost in a maze of narrow streets, and venture into the best-preserved Jewish Ghetto in Europe. Admire the cathedral, home to the widest Gothic nave in the world. Marvel at the brightly colored houses on the banks of the Onyar River. Then, transfer to the breathtaking landscapes and villages of the Costa Brava, stopping at the medieval village of Pals en route. Stroll down cobblestone streets, and enjoy some of the best panoramas of the Mediterranean Sea whipped-up by the fierce Tramontana wind. Marvel at the fields and plains of Empordà extending to the horizon. Discover dramatic views of the Catalan coast, surrounded by green mountains, sheer cliffs, and small villages of whitewashed houses. Stop in the traditional fishing village of Calella De Palafrugell, and feel as if you have been transported back to yesteryear. Explore the pristine landscape of Calella, and discover the ancient pathways of the Caminos de Ronda. Once used by fishermen, watchmen and smugglers, these paths allow you to explore the virgin coast at your leisure, where you will discover popular beaches and inaccessible coves and cliffs. Take a dip in crystal clear water, surrounded by unspoiled nature.

Barcelona: Girona Game of Thrones Private Tour with Pickup

2. 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 Girona: Dalí Museum and Girona Small Group Tour

3. From Girona: Dalí Museum and Girona Small Group Tour

Discover two famous places in the province of Girona on this full-day tour. See the legacy of the Surrealist painter Salvador Dalí in his home town of Figueres. Depart from Girona city and enjoy a guided visit to the Dalí Theater and Museum.  After spending 2 hours at the museum, return to Girona for lunch at one of its superb restaurants. Lunch is not included so you can choose the restaurant that best suits your preferences, based on suggestions from your knowledgeable guide. Follow lunch with a 3-hour walking tour of the city. Tour the Medieval and Jewish districts, including a visit to the ancient walls to see the city from its towers. Enjoy the views over the Cathedral, the Rambla de la Llibertat, Arab baths, the Basilica of Sant Feliu, the bridges over the river Onyar, the shopping area and more. Learn the fascinating history of Girona.

From Barcelona: Private Medieval Girona Half-Day Tour

4. From Barcelona: Private Medieval Girona Half-Day Tour

Start this private tour from Barcelona, where your guide will pick you up from your accommodation for this exciting half-day excursion. From there, head to the historic town of Girona, where the remains of a Roman and medieval past coexist with the present, offering an image full of contrasts. Busses are forbidden to enter the city walls but as you'll be traveling in a private minivan or executive car, you'll be able to enter the heart of the Old Town. Once there, get lost in the maze of narrow streets of the city center and travel back in time to the best-preserved Jewish quarter in Europe. Admire the cathedral, boasting the widest Gothic nave in the world, and marvel at the colorful spectacle of houses along the Onyar River, which splits the city in two.  During your tour of Girona, you will cross several bridges. One of them was designed by the famous Gustave Eiffel in 1877. The modern feel of the iron-clad Eiffel Bridge contrasts sharply with the old buildings of the city. Whether with its many bridges crisscrossing the river or with its strong medieval walls, Girona charms its visitors with an exciting panorama. After the tour, your guide will take you back to your accommodation in Barcelona.

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What people are saying about Onyar River

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Miguel was an excellent guide. We made 3 stops & each was superb. I could’ve made it to Girona on the train, but I never would’ve made it to Pals & Costa Brava on my own. Seeing the Mediterranean and that lovely setting was the highlight of the day!

It was helpful to find a pick up spot close to the place we were staying at, and to plan accordingly for time allowing a short walk to the pick up location.

the places we were taken to were beautiful and full of history. our guide shared stories, anecdotes, and was very knowledgeable about every place.

Gaspar was the best tour guide we could have asked for. Took us to so many beautiful spots and the BEST lunch in Girona

Amazing tour with lots to see! Matt was very knowledgeable and made the trip fun!