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Discover Girona on a guided tour

15/07/15 | In July and August, the guided tours of the city continue as usual. Girona's museums have planned various tours that will allow visitors to discover the municipality's rich cultural and natural heritage during the summer months.

Casa Masó is offering a night visit around its Noucentist interiors designed by Rafael Masó. The tour takes place on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 16 July to 19 September, and finishes with a Moska craft beer tasting. The standard rate is €10 and places must be booked in advance.

The Girona History Museum continues to run its "Bombs over Girona" guided tour, and it has added the "Sinful Girona" tour, which takes in the labyrinth of dark, narrow alleyways in what used to be Girona's red-light district, where prostitutes plied their trade in twenty or so bars here until the end of 20th century. The route highlights the transformation of the Sant Feliu district and the evolution of daily life in this area. This tour only takes place one Saturday per month, at six o'clock in the evening.

The Girona History Museum has also organised guided visits and tours linked to its exhibition Girona through the eyes of female travellers (19th-20th century).

Meanwhile, on Sundays at 12 pm the Archaeological Museum of Catalonia is offering an entertaining historical tour around Sant Pere de Galligants monastery. This dramatised visit gives visitors a glimpse of the life of the monks who lived here in the 12th century.

In addition, the guided "Girona Walks" continue to leave from the Welcome Point, allowing visitors to discover the city's history while walking around the streets of its historic quarter. These visits leave every day (except Mondays) at 10 am and last for two hours. On Saturdays the commentary is provided in Catalan, and the other days it is in Spanish and English.

Finally, the Jewish History Museum has organised an urban route called "The plants in the Bible", which offers an authentic journey through the natural history of Girona's old Jewish quarter and immediate surroundings led by a nature guide. The dates and different rates can be found on the museum's website.