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.
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.
Mariona was born and raised in Barcelona before moving to France to study a degree in Translation and Interpretation. Since she loves her home town, a return was inevitable and she began to show Barcelona and the surrounding area to locals and visitors alike. In addition to organizing cultural events and trips, she decided to study a postgraduate on Cultural Management at Universitat de Barcelona. She previously gave in-house tours at the Palau de la Música Catalana and the Sagrada Família. She's always seeking to build on her knowledge, currently she's studying a post-graduate course on Picasso at Universitat de Barcelona.
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