Experience Girona in a Day
Blended Cultural Influences in Girona
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Girona Day Trip with an Expert
FAQ About the Girona Excursion from Barcelona
We meet in Barcelona Sants Train Station and take the train together with our guide. The tour ends in Girona, where you are free to continue exploring independently.
Yes, we will pre-purchase the round-trip train tickets. Your expert guide will have them on hand when you meet at the station.
Do we stop for lunch?
We do not include a break for a full lunch on the tour, but there will be a pause mid-excursion for a short snack. If you would like to stay in Girona after the end of the tour, your guide can recommend lunch restaurants in the city.
This excursion is fairly walking-intensive, and some sites in Girona are unfortunately not very wheelchair-accessible. Please contact us if you have mobility concerns and we would be happy to advise on the appropriateness of the tour.
The tour does not leave you time to explore Girona on your own, but if you are interested in staying in Girona after the end of the tour, please contact us. We normally purchase your return ticket for 3:11pm, when the guide will return, but there are later options if you would like to explore Girona independently after the tour.
Yes, it includes both train journeys.
Bernat is a native Catalan architect who specializes in the preservation and rehabilitation of old houses and buildings. He obtained his degree at the Barcelona School of Architecture and was an exchange student at the University of Texas. Possessing a deep understanding of architecture and the cultural forces that drive it, Bernat is a true native and lover of Barcelona and her built environment. He recently restored a 19th century textile factory built by Gustavino's Company in Vilassar de Dalt, and is now working on a project for a residential building in the historic center of Mataró.
Tate is an Official Catalan Tourist Guide, researcher and writer, formerly a university professor, who today combines her academic life (congresses, and publications) with touring in Barcelona and Catalunya for visitors interested in cultural heritage. She is currently working on the update of the official guide of the Art Nouveau architecture for the City Council of Barcelona and on another book on "The 50 wonders of Gaudí". Holder of a PhD in Journalism and Communication, as well as a degree in Translation, she has written numerous books and guidebooks on the architecture of the XXth century, specially Gaudí and the Catalan Art Nouveau. Walking along with Tate is both fun and deep, and will give you an unforgettable experience.
Zaida is a Licensed Guide of Catalonia with a rather eclectic background. She initially studied jewellery design before moving into Tourism, has taken a post-graduate course on Picasso organised by the Universitat de Barcelona in the Picasso museum and she studied as well, a Master's degree to become a Sommelier. Zaida it's been a Licensed Tour Guide of Catalonia for the last 10 years, learning and showing the history and architecture of Barcelona. For her a rounded experience can include a vast range of elements, be they architectural and artistic wonders, historical overviews, culinary curiosities, local wine culture, or glimpses of everyday life off the beaten track. As a pure "Barcelonina", passionate and full of energy, she loves sharing Barcelona with people in the most knowledgeable and Mediterranean style.
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