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Girona-History, Myths & Legends & Game of Thrones locations

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Christian
Registered on June 09, 2018

I have lived in Catalonia for six years. I love walking in the mountains and countryside and discovering ancient castles & Medieval villages. I love history and architecture and I am always looking for new views and experiences. Girona is a fascinating city, it has many fine buildings and is rich in culture. I look forward to sharing a few of these wonderful places with you.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

My tour takes you through the Historic Center of Girona. On our journey through the medieval streets you will step back in time.
Discover the history of the ancient sites and through stories of old, meet characters of myth and legend.
Some of the historic sites were used as filming locations for the Game of Thrones series.
This is an 'Easy Walking Tour', however many of the streets in the old town are cobbled and there are lots of steps.The old town is very compact and covers a small area, so we have time to visit many of the important sites, walking at a relaxed pace and stopping to take photo's and enjoy the festive atmosphere of the City.
We will not go into any of the buildings. Entry to the Cathedral, Arabic baths and museums is ticketed, so you may wish to return to those places to visit the interiors.
The duration of my tour is approximately 2 hours. Some of the places we will visit are:  The Lioness of Girona • The Basilica of Sant Feliu • The Arabic Baths • The Cathedral • The Jewish Quarter • Medieval Streets of The Old Town • The Eiffel Bridge. 
The tour ends in a beautiful square where you will find cafés and restaurants. 
PLEASE BOOK YOUR TOUR IN ADVANCE (AT LEAST 3 HOURS BEFORE THE TOUR STARTS) I accept bookings from solo travelers, but I will only confirm a tour that has bookings of the minimum number of attendees needed to make up a group. Please leave a contact number so that I can contact you easily. If you have any other questions please send me a message.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Passeig Jos Canalejas 8 17001 Girona ...
    Passeig Jos Canalejas 8 17001 Girona Spain
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    At the Bridge of St Feliu, a few steps along the river bank ( under the trees ) I will have a folder with a 'GuruWalk' sign.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Basilica of Sant Feliu
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Monasterio de San Pere de Galligants
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Banys Àrabs
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Girona Cathedral
  • 5
    Outside visit
    the call
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Rambla de la Llibertat
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Pont de les Peixateries Velles
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Independence Square

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Rachel 19 Jun 2024
Barcelona

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Just had an awesome tour with Christian in Girona! He's an independent guide who clearly loves what he does. His passion for storytelling made the experience super engaging, and he showed us the most important and interesting sites of the city. We even visited the locations where Game of Thrones scenes were filmed! Christian has a great personality, and he went the extra mile by extending the tour for us. Highly recommend checking out his tour for a fun, authentic way to explore Girona :)
Leah 19 Jun 2024
Southampton

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Travelled in family - Jun 2024
Fantastic tour.. Christian was full of knowledge, funny and made the tour very enjoyable. We toured with 2 teenagers who enjoyed the facts along and way. Thankyou 👍
Sharon 17 Jun 2024
Miami

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Travelled in family - Jun 2024
Christian was an amazing guide to Girona. Extremely knowledgeable and patient with our kids that made tons of questions. He took us on a 2 hour walk tour around the city where every step we listened to history and also interesting facts about Game of Thrones filming. The walk was informative and at the same time fun and entertaining. He was able to catch my 3 kids attention all the path. We highly recommend Christian as a guide to Girona!
Alison 10 Jun 2024
Hamilton

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Very approachable, knowledgeable and easy to understand 🙂
Philip 04 Jun 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Meeting Christian and being shown the history of Girona will remain one of the highlights of my holiday. Christian’s tour was informative and witty with great conversation It was an absolute pleasure
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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