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. The tour ends in Girona.
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. There will be a pause mid-excursion for a short snack. Your guide can recommend lunch restaurants in Girona for after the tour should you choose to take the later train back to Barcelona.
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.
We encourage you to spend time in the city after the tour. Please let us know during booking which return train you prefer (3:11 pm or 5:11 pm). Your expert will likely return on the 3:11 pm train. NOTE: There are later return options! If you'd like an even later return, please contact us to hear about other options.
It includes the train ride to Girona, but not the train ride back. Some clients like to stay in Girona and explore on their own for a while.
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.
Born in Barcelona, Jaume has loved walking through the city since he was very young. Discovering the most charming and unique places in his city, he found his passion and went on to earn a degree in architecture. He complemented his studies by participating in exchange programs at universities in Scotland and the United States. It was during these exchanges that he discovered another of his great passions: sharing his knowledge and learning from new cultures. After few years of working as a freelance architect, now he relishes the opportunity to lead walks as a Context docent.
Guille is a cultural guide and lecturer. He was born in Menorca and educated in Mallorca and Barcelona. He holds a degree in Tourism Management, a degree in Humanities and a Masters in Cultural Communication. He's a licensed tour guide of Catalonia & Barcelona, where he's been working since 1997. He gives regular talks and presentations on the world of Gaudí, the history of Catalonia and Barcelona and the Picasso universe. He previously worked as a travel agent and tour leader overseas. Thanks to his ample experience in the tourism industry, he also works as a trainer in communication skills for other tour guides. He's fluent in English, French, Italian and bilingual Catalan and Spanish. His personal interests are digital gadgets and swing dance.
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