Girona is a popular city of Catalunya, located 61 miles north of Barcelona and can be easily reached from there by bus,train or car.The new high speed train between Barcelona and Girona only takes 38 minutes and costs under 26 euros for a return ticket. There is an airport close to Girona ( Girona costa brava airport or Girona Barcelona airport if flying with Ryanair) with daily flights to the UK from as little as 40 euros return.There is a frequent bus service from the airport to Girona city.
Girona is an accessible city , it is compact enough for everything to be in walking distance and has good transport options for going further afield. In addition, Girona is only a half hour drive away from the Costa Brava beaches, and heading inland the Garrotxa volcanic park with its spectacular landscape is nearby,also the Pyrenees offers mountain walks in summer and good skiing in winter and Figueres a small town that houses the Dali museum these are just some of the day trips that can be made from Girona
Girona has a beautiful historic Jewish Quarter that is easy to see on foot, and with so many pedestrianised areas a car is not really necessary.There is an impressive cathedral and many museums to explore as you wander through the narrow cobbled streets and when you are ready to rest there are numerous pavement cafes,bars and restaraunts including the Cellar de Can Roca voted the best restaurant in the world 2013 making Girona a mecca for food lovers.
The shopping in Girona is very good with a wide variety of shops ranging from traditional stores to designer boutiques and there is a very large market in Devesa park twice a week