Hire your vehicle from OK rent a Car and enjoy a beautiful trip through the province of Girona, visiting its beaches, volcanos, natural parks for walking and medieval towns that will transport you to the past. The region’s must-see attractions include the Costa Brava and the Catalan Pyrenees, with ski resorts for you to practice winter sports.
This province is characterised by its museums and it has the top three galleries of work by the surrealist painter Salvador Dalí: the Portlligat House-Museum, the Castle of Púbol and the Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres all amaze their visitors.
The region’s capital is the city of Girona. A walk through its streets lets you explore more than two thousand years of history, in its fortifications, the Força Vella and the medieval quarter. Don’t miss wandering through the narrow alleys and patios of Call, one of the best-preserved Jewish quarters in the world. The houses of Onyar, with their brightly-coloured facades facing the River Onyar, and the Cathedral and Sant Feliu are among Girona’s most iconic images. Close to the city, short trips can be taken to Banyoles, a town located on the banks of Catalonia’s largest lake, a unique natural environment where visitors can walk, swim, row and fish. South of Girona, you can visit the spa towns of the Montseny Massif. West of the provincial capital lies Olot, “city of volcanos”, which boasts an unquestionable cultural heritage.
Visitors must try the excellent, delicious and varied cuisine of the province of Girona. Relish the flavour of the anchovies, black or white botifarra sausage, escudella stew and the traditional cream pastries, known locally as xuxo.