Welcome to Girona

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Girona is the perfect example of a Catalan city. Moreover, it’s a place where ancient grandeur blends in with the region’s contemporary style. This is a thoroughly modern city with a large student population, a thriving art scene, hip bars and chic shops. It is no wonder that for years running, Girona has been voted the best place to live in Spain.


Population 86,700
Currency 1 euro = 100 cents
Opening hours Shops: Monday to Saturday 09.00-13.30 and 16.30-20.00 while large department stores tend to be open 09.00-21.00 Monday to Saturday. Restaurants serve food from 12.30-16.00 and again from 20.00-24.00. However, many of them are closed on Mondays.
Newspapers El Punt
Diari de Girona
El Pais
Emergency numbers Emergency: 112
Local police: 092
Fire department: 086
Urgent medical service: 061
Tourist information Girona Visitor Information Centre
Joan Maragall 2
17002 Girona
Tel: +34 872 975 999
Open between 08.00-20.00 Monday-Friday, between 08.00-14.00 and 16.00-20.00 on Saturdays and from 09.00 to 16.00 on Sundays

Punt de Benvinguda
Carrer Berenguer Carnicer 3
17001 Girona
+34 972 211 678
Open between 09.00-20.00 in the summer and between 09.00-14.00 and 15.00-17.00 during the winter