The Call of Girona represents one of the best preserved Jewish quarters in all Europe thanks to the economic collaboration of the state of Israel. In addition, the city of Girona has the most important Hebrew lapidary collection in Spain.
Within Medieval Girona in the middle of the 12th century, the Jewish life for almost six hundred years, around the street of the Force. Stroll through the maze of alleys and discover the history, culture, housing and trades of the community of 800 Jews who go be part of the call of Girona.
The Cathedral Square, the Gironella Tower, the Archdeacon’s House or the climb of the Virgin of the Pear are some of the essential locations to discover the footprint Jew from Girona.
To get to know the synagogue, we encourage you to visit the Bonastruc ça Porta Center and the Museum of the History of the Jews, dedicated to all the medieval Jewish communities and especially to that of the Girona Call.
The Jews created a stable community both in Girona and throughout the world peninsula, which influenced the social, economic, political, religious and cultural spheres during the 12th and 14th centuries. They remained until 1492, when they were expelled.
Currently, the Jewish Quarter of Girona is one of the most tourist attractions in the world. city, internationally recognized as a sign of identity of Girona and Catalonia.
Village located in the heart of the Empordà with the most impressive coves of the Costa Brava. The municipality of Begur is formed by a set of hills called Massif de Begur and by an extensive coastline formed by the Mediterranean Sea.
Racó Beach, Red Island, Sa Riera, Aiguafreda, Sa Tuna, Fonda Beach, Fornells and Aiguablava are the 8 coves and small beaches that make up the coast of Begur. They will not leave you indifferent!
Not everything is beaches and sea, Begur has a great historic center represented by medieval castle that presides over the village. Also, if you have the opportunity to visit the town, the houses of the Indians, the 16th century Mediterranean pirate defense towers and the Gothic Church of St. Pere is one of the most representative charms of the Costa Brava.
Medieval village with a great cultural heritage since the year 500 BC. Among the Its attractions include Peralada Castle and the Domènec Cultural Center, located in the Romanesque monument of the twelfth century, called the Cloister of St. Dominic.
Do not hesitate to visit the magnificent golf course, the exceptional casino or the Convent of the Gothic style Carmen, where you can discover the Peralada Castle Museum, the Wine Museum and the Museum of the Glass. Ah! And remember to taste the prestigious Catalan Cava!
Enjoy an excursion along the Orlina River and the Muga River, and explore the surroundings Llobregat d’Empordà to make an unforgettable visit to Peralada.
The charm of Cadaqués is found both in the village and on the “island” of Portlligat and, without a doubt, in the natural park of Cap de Creus, which make the town a unique place within the Costa Brava. Its beauty justifies it as a place of inspiration for many historical artists; Painters com Salvador Dalí, Picasso or Ducchamp, writers like Federico García Lorca or Josep Pla and filmmakers like Luís Buñuel.
The beaches and coves are really authentic, natural, wild with crystal clear waters and the eleven hiking trails will make you fall in love with Cadaqués.
The best preserved medieval historical-artistic complex in Catalonia is located in Besalú and is a must visit if you are in the province of Girona.
Attractions include the iconic 11th-century Romanesque bridge across which leads to the village and which, for centuries, was the only accessible way to get to Olot.
The municipality of Besalú belongs to the network of jewels in Spain. During the 11th century, a hundred Jewish families settled and developed their customs and rituals in village buildings. For this reason, today we can find places of tourist interest typical of the daily life of Jews: synagogues, sacred baths or micvé or the hole of Mezuzà.
One of the must-sees are also Plaça del Prat de Sant Pere and the Romanesque church. of Sant Pere de Besalú, which are part of the Christian history and the ecclesiastical power of the town.
The Port de la Selva
Sea, mountain and tranquility could be synonymous with the municipality of Port de the jungle. A small fishing village that few have had the pleasure of visiting, as there is no tourism massive.
Visit the Port de la Selva, discover the most spectacular turquoise waters of Catalonia and enjoys all sports related to the sea. You will find yourself in a natural environment, where explore endless cycling or hiking trails such as the Camino de Santiago.
The monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest, the church of Santa Maria de les Neus, the Castell de la Verdera or the lighthouse of Punta s’Arenella are part of the cultural activity of the town center and are a must to discover in the Empordà.