Girona is an important city in Catalonia at the confluence of the rivers Ter, Onyar, Galligants, and Güell. It is easily accessible as it only 100 km from Barcelona, 60 km from the French border and only 30 km from the beaches of Costa Brava.
The historic city centre which is easily walkable features the famous cathedral, the Jewish quarter, the Moorish Arab Baths, the basilica of Sant Feliu, the monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants, among others.
Girona is an important gastronomic destination. Foodies will find several prestigious restaurants, such as Restaurant Massana and El Celler de Can Roca , rated as the Best Restaurant in the World by Restaurant Magazine .
Girona has featured in many films and TV series. You can see Girona in Game of Thrones, I Want You, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer and Soldiers of Salamina.
Girona is a popular sports tourism destination with excellent facilities for running, cycling (road and ATB), swimming, athletics, and tennis. It is extremely popular with sportspersons looking for a suitable place to train and to improve their physical and technical performance.