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Girona & Besalu Day Tour
US$ 137.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 12 hours before the service starts
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Travel back to the Middle Ages with this tour around Girona and Besalu. You'll discover its Jewish past while you wander around streets and buildings full of history. You'll be surprised by what you find!

Girona
Jewish Museum in Girona
Medieval streets of Girona
Jewish neighbourhood
Besalu
Besalu Mikveh
Medieval bridge in Besalu

Girona & Besalu Day Tour

We'll meet at 9 am at Plaza de Sant Feliu in Girona, where we'll start the journey through time to medieval Girona and Besalu. During the tour, we'll learn more about the areas that were some of the most important Jewish communities in Spain.

Firstly, we'll go to Girona's Jewish neighbourhood and wander around the maze of streets, the steep narrow stairs, and perfectly conserved remains; both Roman and medieval. And to learn more about the city's heritage we'll visit the Jewish History Museum

After walking through the neighbourhood, which is aptly known as "The Call" deriving from the Latin 'callis' meaning 'streets', you'll have an hour and a half of free time around Girona to eat at a local restaurant.

Once you've finished having lunch, we'll head 35 minutes away to Besalu. As soon as we arrive you'll be captivated by its heritage collection, one of the most beautiful in Catalonia. A fortified bridge, arches and stone houses make this town very special. 

We'll explore the town for two hours and go in the only medieval Mikveh (a traditional Jewish bath) in the Iberian peninsula. And as we stroll through the streets of Besalu we'll also admire the exterior of the Sant Pere de Besalú monastery.

Finally, we'll return to Girona at 5 pm.

Important Information

This tour will be carried out with a small group. There will be a minibus for a maximum of 7 passengers.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 15 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 30% of the total maximum capacity.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
  • Alcoholic drinks are not available.
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Price

Adults Children between 3 and 12 years old Children under 3 years old
US$ 137.80
US$ 59.90
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 137.80
  • Children between 3 and 12 years old

    US$ 59.90
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

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Duration

8 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

Included

Minibus transport.

English speaking guide.

Entry to the Jewish History Museum.

Mikve bath.

Not included

Food.

When to book?

You can book up until 18 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 137.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 12 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 12 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Plaça de Sant Feliu.