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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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
    Banys Àrabs
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Monasterio de San Pere de Galligants
  • 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

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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GARY 14 May 2024
East Northport

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Hilly town but Chris did a great job
Robin 03 May 2024

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Enjoyed his stories and info.
D'henin 03 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Very sympathique. Smal groupe . Fantastique
Daria 28 Apr 2024
Le Havre

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
It was a really nice experience to walk with Christian in Girona. We could discover the beauty of the city, with its history and funny facts. I highly recommend this tour!
Polina 27 Apr 2024
New York

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Travelled in family - Apr 2024
The tour was amazing. Christian was very professional and knowledgeable. Thank you
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
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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