5 Romantic Places in Girona, Catalonia, Spain

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Although Girona is small town, it includes all the beauty and diversity of the big city. See with your own eyes the different items in the museums and be delighted with historic buildings, admire the architecture of streets and squares, stroll through green parks and beautiful embankments, enjoy festivals, cultural and musical events, shopping and try tasty cuisine!

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1. Relax after long day by walking near River Onyar

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Location:
 Carrer Mas Ramada, Girona Spain
GPS position: Latitude: 41.970701, Longitude: 2.839042
Working hours: 24/7
Ticket options: free
Parking: free
All you want is to invite your sweetheart on a date and spend time together? The River Onyar is the best romantic place for this! You will fix your eyes on brightly colored facades of the houses which overlook the Onyar. 
Find a minute to look at splendid bridges which cover the river - Gómez and the Palanques Vermelles built in 1827.
We hope you have not forgotten to take with you camera, to make photos of the blue sky and colorful buildings which are reflected in the river.

 

2. Explore Tossa de Mar, a village with a long list of allures

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Location: 17320 Tossa de Mar, Girona, Spain
GPS position: Latitude : 41.722499, Longitude : 2.930367
Working hours: 24/7
Ticket options: free
Parking: free
The best way to escape from the noisy city is to go to Tossa de Mar, an old fishermen's village. 
You think what interesting can be in that village? Well, give us a few minutes to tell you everything…First of all visit a big number of beaches and coves with amazing landscapes of the Costa Brava.
Then we offer you to walk through marked footpaths to reach beautiful mountainous area and enjoy the panorama.
Do not you want to find out what historic-artistic heritage is hidden in the village? Have a glance at the walled enceinte of the “Vila Vella” of the 13th century or the archaeological remains of the Roman villa of “Ametllers” (1st century BC – 6th century AD). Do not miss the collections of paintings from Museum of Contemporary Art in Spain.
Did you know that the only example of Medieval fortified village still standing on the Catalan coast is located in the village? Well, it is the right time to check it!

 

3. Learn the history of Sant Martí Sacosta Church and travel back to the past

Location: GIV-6426, 17120 La Pera, Girona, Spain
GPS position: Latitude : 42.0075, Longitude : 2.984722
Working hours: 24/7
Ticket options: free
Parking: not available
Sant Martí Sacosta is a church worth to be seen. You will feel yourself as in the past…Just imagine that your boyfriend or husband is riding a horse near that 17th century building… stops and your eyes meet…You are standing in a marvelous dress, your heart is beating faster and faster….Oh, it is really so romantic…
Now, a few words about the church. It has a baroque façade and Casa-Palau Agullana was built in 16th-17th centuries, providing one of the best images with its covered, skewed arch. Sant Martí Sacosta has a long history of inhabitance there lived nuns, then prisoners and now it belongs to the University of Girona.

 

4. Get new experience by flying a balloon across the Volcanoes in La Garrotxa!

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Location: Paddleinspain Center Group - Santa pau ( Olot - Girona)
GPS position: Latitude : 41.979401, Longitude : 2.821426
Working hours: In winter time (from December to March): usually the meetings will be at 8am
Spring season (from April to June): usually the meetings will be at 7.30am
Summer time till mid. November: usually the meetings will be at 7am
Ticket options:  Children under 5 - 120EURO, Adults from 165EURO
Parking: not available
Get a chance to try a new experience and explore amazing panorama of Girona city! Make an exclusive gift for your beloved and travel by balloon. Fly across the Volcanoes in La Garrotxa which are the most thrilling dormant volcanic areas of Europe. You can see it at bird’s eyes view up to 1000 meter high! Feel free in the air where no traffic jams, no speed limits, no police are…Put out all of your mind and enjoy view and your lovely couple!

 

5. Spend your time together in Parc de la Devesa and gain unforgettable memories!

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Location: 17001 Girona, Spain
GPS position: Latitude : 41.985522, Longitude : 2.819075
Working hours: 24/7
Ticket options: free
Parking: free
Take your basket with sandwiches, fruits, some blanket and comfortable shoes to have a long walk through the park. Stop for a while to enjoy the beautiful view and unique moments where you are alone and no one else can disturb you… Silent wind is swinging branches, sun is shining brightly, fresh coldish air is filling you…Are you still here? Come on, start up an engine and feel all the beauties of life!

How to see the best attractions in Girona?

Visiting Girona for the first time? Do not waste your time and money by taking a taxi or traveling in crowded bus. You can rent a car by link without leaving your home. 
You can choose among a great variety of cars and any price range, so it is affordable for all wallets! 
By renting one of cars you can spend as much time as you want roaming across the city, sitting at the luxury restaurants and doing what you want!

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Author Bio: Lily Berns has traveled a lot around the world. Now she uses her extensive experience to write travel articles for rentalcars24h.com