Girona is a privileged place when it comes to natural heritage. Rivers flowing through the city centre, Mediterranean and riverbank woodlands, mountain ranges such as the Gavarres, the pretty valley of Sant Daniel, as well as fields, croplands and vegetable gardens – in a landscape that has harmonised urban growth with the preservation of the natural surroundings. Enjoy all this and more, just a stone's throw from the city centre. Discover your active tourism activities in Girona!
Enjoy a guided walk through the city environs or go hiking in the valley of Sant Daniel.
All sorts of cycling experiences are available in Girona: cycle tourism, ATB, road routes, and even electric bikes.
Girona is located at the confluence of four rivers. The river vegetation, flora and fauna offer a wide range of activities.
La Ronda del Ter
By following the course of the river, the La Ronda del Ter itinerary allows you to discover the ecological and productive uses of water, as well as its historical legacy.
The Anella Verda (Green Ring) itinerary runs through the eastern sector of Girona municipality, linking up the natural spaces near this part of the city.
This circular route takes in the main features of Sant Daniel valley, one of the best-conserved natural spaces in Girona city.
The Stone Trail
This route will let you know the city's ancient quarries, from which the so-called Girona stone, used to build most of the monuments in the city, was extracted.
The Sant Miquel Trail
Passing through the beautiful Sant Daniel Valley, this route will take you to Sant Miquel Castle, from where you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view over a large part of the Girona counties.
Devesa and the Ribes del Ter park
This route will take you through two of the most important green areas in Girona, both located in the north-west of the city, on either side of the River Ter.
Hortes de Santa Eugènia
This itinerary will reveal the importance of industry and vegetable gardens (Hortes, in catalan) for the old village of Santa Eugènia de Ter.
Hortes de Santa Eugènia and the Meadows of Salt
This route will allow you to discover the agricultural space of the Hortes de Santa Eugènia (Santa Eugènia vegetable gardens) and the natural area of the meadows of Salt.
Girona's industrial heritage
Aquest itinerari permet, tot resseguint el traçat de la séquia Monar, conèixer alguns dels principals espais de l'herència industrial de la ciutat.
Girona Greenways and the Pirinexus route
These routes allow bicycle tourists to ride along a route which will allow them to go through a wide range of parks and natural spaces, from the highest mountains to the most hidden-away coves.
The river Ter Route
This route links the Pyrenees and the Costa Brava following the course of the Ter river, from its source in Ulldeter (2.200 m) to its mouth in the Mediterranean.
The Way of Saint James
This itinerary makes up the main branch of the Way of Saint James in Catalonia, which stretches some 400 kilometres, crossing the entire country.
The Llémena Valley 'Royal Road'
The route goes through the landscapes of the valley, which gets its name from the Llémena stream. Throughout the route you can see small villages, old hamlets and unique farmhouses.
Discover the city and its natural surroundings in an entertaining and amusing way. Learn something new! And if you complete a circuit, you can enter a prize draw with an assortment of prizes.
This activity brochure aims at bringing families closer to the landscapes of the city that can be seen from different spots while learning and respecting the environment.
Ribes del Ter Fluvial Park
This activity brochure aims at bringing families closer to the typical flora and fauna of the Mediterranean riverside forests found on the river banks of the Ter river, while learning and respecting the environment.