Enjoy Girona and Figueres excursion from Barcelona, which includes a guided walking tour of both cities of one hours and a half, during which you can admire the most emblematic monuments and buildings of these two jewels of Catalan heritage. Girona, one of the oldest cities in Catalonia and Figueres – the capital of the region of the Alta Ampurdá famous in the world for being the birthplace of the surrealist painter Salvador Dalí. In Figueres you can enter the Salvador Dalí Theater-Museum and the permanent collection of jewels by the same author.
We will travel from Barcelona in a comfortable VIP Class air-conditioned bus to the city of Girona, where you will enjoy a guided walking tour through the streets of the old city (barri vell). During one hour and a half you will admire the legates left by the different civilizations that have occupied the city, from the Romans, the Carolingians, Christians, Jews and for less time the Muslims. We will start near the Oñar River, which crosses the city, and where you can take the most characteristic photo of the city with the famous houses of the Oñar, located on both banks of this river. We will continue the visit and we will lose ourselves in its medieval streets stopping some of the most emblematic monuments of the city, such as the Monastery of San Pere de Galligantes, one of the most outstanding romantic style buildings in Catalonia; another gem such as the Basilica of Sant Feliu; Arab baths and the cathedral of several different styles built over several centuries.
After this beautiful city, you will reach the capital of the Altá Empordá region and the birthplace of the great surrealist painter, Salvador Dalí, Figueras. As soon as you arrive to this city, you will have time to have lunch in one of the many restaurants that this lively city offers and when you finish your lunch will enjoy of our guided walking tour to know the most singular corners of this charming little place. We will pass by the birth house and the house of the youth of Salvador Dalí, the Church of San Pedro, we will finish the visit to the front of the theater – Museum of Salvador Dalí, that you can visit as this visit includes the entrance ticket.
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