The province of Girona, in Spain, is situated in the northeast part of the autonomous community of Catalonia, bordering France to the north, the provinces of Barcelona and Lleida to the south and southwest, and the Mediterranean Sea to the east. The capital, Girona, is a charming city with a medieval centre characterised by cobbled streets and ancient buildings, and is embellished by River Onyar. Girona province offers culture and a wealth of history in the landmarks of the cities and villages, it offers nature as well, such as in the Pyrenees, ideal for hiking, and in this province you will also find a dreamy shoreline known as "Costa Brava", characterised by a rugged landscape with attractive beaches, fishing villages and resorts such as the city of Blanes. The stunning headland of Cap de Creus is worth a visit.
Population: around 740 thousand
Other major cities: Figueres, Lloret de Mar, Blanes, Olot, Salt, Palafrugell, Sant Feliu de Guíxols
Main attractions: Girona old town, Arab Baths, Girona Cathedral, Tossa de Mar old town, Portlligat Museum-House, Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation, Sant Pere de Rodes, Bridge of Besalu, Lake Banyoles, Cap de Creus National Park, Foundation Mona Primate Sanctuary, Botanical Gardens in Blanes such as Marimurtra and Pinya de Rosa
Nearest Airports: Girona–Costa Brava Airport (GRO - Aeroport de Girona-Costa Brava, Aeropuerto de Girona-Costa Brava)
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