A nice old town that gets overlooked but I enjoy as a hub or just a long weekend. Game of Thrones was filmed here which gives you an idea as to the architecture of the old town. There is a good train service to Figueres for the Salvador Dali museum or south to Barcelona. There are seaside resorts such as Estartit, a town wholes houses are built out of roick in Peratellada and a greek and Roman city discovered at L’escala.


The Flights to Girona are frequent from many UK destinations


Airbnb will get you a flat in the old town and this is great if you do not mind the steep stairs.

The Youth Hostel has double rooms in the old town which mean sharing a bathroom but are a cheap option.

Hotel Ultonia is a good hotel with cheap prices.

Restaurants and Bars

The best is Txalaka with cracking tapas at great prices. You will have to queue to get in unless you get there just as it opens. The wine is excellent quality here. There are many good restaurants;


Arros i Peix where you choose the fish to cook. Chicken option on menu.


There is a big shopping centre at Salt just south of the town. A bus ? runs there.

Ramblas and the old town has many shops as does the area around Hotel Ultonia.

Things to Do

Walk the walls of Girona although can be steep

Walk the old town and visit the locations for Game of Thrones

Do a walking tour of the old town

Rent a bike from the Youth Hostel which has the cheapest or the bike shops at…

A day trip to Figueres

A day trip to Barcelona

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