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.
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.
Jose Ortiz has a PhD in Art History and a Master’s degree in Heritage Management. His thesis was focused on death iconography in the Renaissance and Baroque Catalonia, in the 16th-18th centuries. Nowadays, he is conducting research about diseases in art and working as a professor for Tourism Studies. As a Docent, he leads the medieval and modernista Barcelona Tours. As an Official Tourist Guide, he has specialized in the permanent collections at museums including the Picasso Museum, the Catalan National Art Museum, the Barcelona History Museum and the Miró Foundation. Furthermore, he has experience leading tours about gastronomy, Gaudí and his architecture, fashion and design, as well as other specialized tours.
Laura has been working as a Tour Guide in the beautiful city of Barcelona since 2012. She holds a Degree in Tourism and a Master’s in Cultural Tourism at the University of Girona, where she has also taught lessons on Tour Guiding. She is passionate about history, arts and languages and food. Laura grew up dancing, acting and singing, which have enhanced her communicating skills. Being a tour guide is a job that she enjoys and makes her feel fulfilled. Her engaging personality and enthusiasm will make of your trip a memorable and enjoyable experience.
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