Girona boasts a magnificant medieval centre, but it is not only this aspect that makes the city a great stopover on your way to Barcelona or the Costa Brava.

St Augsti Bridge, Girona

Firstly, its interesting bridges along the River Onyar. The St Agusti Bridge alongside the colorful facades, the Pedra or ‘Stone’ Bridge near the Main Square and the the red metal Pescateries Bridge designed by Eiffel.

Pescateries Bridge by Eiffel, Girona

The Cathedral is a lot older than its Baroque facade suggests from Cathedral Square there is an impressive set of steps up to the main entrance.

Girona Cathedral

Art Museum stands alongside the Cathedral and is hosted in the Palau Espiscopal Building.

Art Museum, Girona

The city has a second great church, the 13th Century St Feliu. The atmosphere inside is peaceful and fresh making it a great escape from the burning streets in summer.

St Feliu Church, Girona

Cathedral Square and the area behind behind St Feliu next to the river host many nice bars and restaurants. Independence Square is also a nice place to chill out with some food and drink.

Independence - Independencia Square, Girona

Other museums to check out include the Bonastruc Ca Porta Jewish Museum in the Call Jewish Quarter off Forca Street, which bears witness to the city’s rich Jewish history.

Jewish Museum - Bonastruc Ca Porta, Girona

Forca Street and the Rambla Libertat both offer interesting shopping options.

Libertat Rambla, Girona

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