Girona is a city on a human scale with all the charm of a larger city. Take a leisurely stroll through the old town, visit the museums and the historic buildings, wander through the streets and squares, and discover the tourist attractions, festivals, restaurants, cultural events, etc. Enjoy it at any time of year and, if you can, come back again and again! This lively city will always hold something in store to delight you.
Parade of the Three Kings
The Three Kings travel from the Orient to the city and set up their tents in Les Pedreres, where they graciously receive all the children that come to meet them. Afterwards, Their Majesties ride through the streets of the city.
At carnival time, masked balls are held from Saturday to Tuesday as groups of fancy-dress revellers frolic in the streets. Taste the traditional carnival fare of sausage omelette, lard cakes and egg sausages!
Every two years, Girona hosts an international gastronomy congress, which includes a trade fair, demonstrations, and multidisciplinary activities for catering professionals and lovers of good food alike.
Girona Gastronomy Week
For one whole week, restaurants from Girončs, Pla de l'Estany and La Selva counties serve special menus offering the best of Girona cuisine.
Good Friday: procession of the Burial of Christ, featuring legions of Ancient Roman soldiers (manaies).
St George's Day
Book stalls and flower sellers fill the streets of Girona all day long, celebrating this festival of Catalan culture and the tradition of giving a rose to sweethearts and loved ones.
The Spring Festival is held on the Rambla on the week before St George's Day, with a wide range of activities including the hoisting of the Tarlā, the legendary symbol of the city of Girona.
Girona, Flower Time
For ten days, the city's historical buildings, courtyards and gardens are adorned with floral arrangements and art installations, with a programme of cultural events, fine dining and commercial activities.
Napoleonic Sieges Festival
All-day activities commemorating the historic events that took place in Girona city during the Peninsular War in the Napoleonic period.
A forum where cinema buffs, students and professionals can enjoy the "seventh art" and discover emerging talents.
Temporada Alta Theatre Festival
Festival of drama, music and dance, with top international performers and the presentation of new talents.
St Narcissus' Fair and Festival
The annual festival includes a trade fair, a carnival, musical performances, street fairs and markets, a parade of "giants", a street fireworks festival (correfoc) and much more.
The Christmas lights bring joy to one and all. Children's workshops, the traditional Nativity play ("Pastorets"), and many other activities for all the family.