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Free tour of the Walls of Girona

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on March 10, 2020

Hello everyone! We introduce ourselves: we are Carmen, Ona, Alex, Eduardo, Mónica, Gerard, Julia, Pere, a group of local guides who we love and enjoy showing our city and our province to all types of visitors. It has been more than 10 years since we turned our passion into our profession. Our philosophy is based on receiving all our clients as if they were friends who come to visit us, we will receive them with all our love and we really want them to have a good time! Our groups are small, maximum 15/20 people to be able to personalize the information as much as possible and make it interesting for everyone. Tours every day and at various times!

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

With this tour we are going to help you discover an area of ​​the city of Girona that no one else has visited Free tours in Girona: The upper area of ​​the city and its walls!
We start this fantastic walk from Plaça Sant Feliu, our starting point at the indicated time.
First of all, we will enter the old town to visit the monastery of San Pedro de Galligans , an old Benedictine abbey that is a jewel of Catalan Romanesque . We will cross the Galligans River to discover the Arab Baths , the prelude to the Archaeological Walk , where we will find beautiful terraced gardens that extend over the Carolingian wall .

We will follow the Gironella Tower , where we will access the upper part of the murals. Once again, we will travel for a while and enjoy privileged views of the city .

To continue we will look at the mural and we will look at the Cuartel de los Alemanes and the Jardines de la Francesa , where the Charlemagne Tower is located, the only one that stood at the foot of the Gerona Cathedral when it was Romanesque.

In addition, the free tour will take us through the convent of Sant Domenec and the Las Águilas building , which was the first headquarters of the University of Gerona . To finish, we will descend through the Pujada de Sant Domenec to reach Plaça de l'Oli and Rambla de la Llibertat , the heart of the ancient city where we will end our tour.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Plaça de Sant Feliu, 17004 Girona, Spain
    Plaça de Sant Feliu, 17004 Girona, Spain
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    Plaça Sant Feliu, next to "The River Cafe" and the stairs of the Basilica.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Sant Feliu Square
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Basilica of Sant Feliu
  • 3
    Outside visit
    The cul de la lleona
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Monasterio de San Pere de Galligants
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Banys Àrabs
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Archaeological Passeig
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Gironella Tower
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Walls of Girona
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Jardins dels Alemanys
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Gardens of La Francesa
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Monestir of Sant Domènec de Guzmán
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Rambla de la Llibertat

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

(23 ratings)
4.74
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4.65
Fun
4.48
Expression
4.57
Quality
4.78
Route
4.76
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Ann 17 Jun 2024
Los Gatos

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
This was definitely a pleasant surprise. It is not something I would've found on my own coming to Gerona for the first time. I did the Game of Thrones tour on my own and then learned so much of interest and saw many places I wouldn't have seen on this tour bravo.
Bartosz 10 Jun 2024
Kraków

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
I joined Pete for "walls" Girona guided tour with my girlfriend. Even though she is not big history fan, we both enjoyed the narration and views; Route is interesting, Pete has a lot to say - and those are not dry facts, rather histories based on human motivation and reasons behind certain things, which I'm always glad to hear. Route is easy to traverse, you will visit few amazing view points and few hidden places, otherwise hard to explore on your own. Would recommend as 1-day trip from Barcelona, if you are stating there, Girona is really worth it. Overall 5/5, no complains - I just regret I missed earlier train, I would like to try "essential" tour as well.
Gabriela 14 May 2024
London

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Travelled in family - May 2024
good defo recommend it, is definitely fun and interesting
Maryse 14 Apr 2024
Montreal

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
I loved the tour, I only had a few hours in Girona and I learned so much on the beautiful old town. Our guide, Ona was very dynamic, she provided us with historical and current information on Girona. She also had some very good recommendations! I would do it again!
Gabriela 10 Apr 2024
Mexico City

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Excelente!
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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.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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