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.

Facts

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
Spain
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
Spain
+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