I visited Barcelona a couple of years ago and a friend recommended that I make a day trip to Gerona to see the famed colorful apartments. True to my friend’s word, the apartments were very colorful and having a river run through the town did not hurt a bit.
Like in Barcelona, there were a lot of Catalunya flags hanging from buildings. I wonder whether Catalunya will be independent one day.
What I enjoyed most about Girona was the Jewish quarter which looked very old and had a lot of character. The roads were very narrow and I found the drying racks right above the streets quite interesting.
I also visited the Cathedral (built in Gothic style) which is quite big and has some catacombs in it, though I did not get to see them.
Just look at the apartment block below. Isn’t it beautiful?
I liked the narrow archways in Girona. I did not realize at first that cars passed under the arches until I saw one. I just had to take a photo when I saw one.
I finished my tour around 4.00 pm and went in search of dinner since I had not had any lunch. Guess what? The restaurants were closed and would only open around 7.00 pm. That is Spain for you! I had my dinner when I returned to Barcelona.
The visit to Girona was nice. However, for me, the visit was made all the more worthwhile because of the Jewish quarter.