About this listing
An unique beautifully decorated apartment in the heart of the Girona´s stunning old Jewish quarter where you will find all the major historical sites and museums as well as the best restaurants in town.
Good starting point to visit the Costa Brava
Welcome to Girona!
The apartment is a stunning large 150 Sq meter with two large beautifully decorated sitting rooms , high ceilings with three double bedrooms for 6 people placed in the heart of the Jewish Quarter of Girona, Catalonia's most extensive and best-preserved Call (medieval Jewish quarter) where you will enjoy visiting the most important historic places, which constitute a powerful reason for visiting north Catalonia's largest city, Girona
The apartment was built by the famous architect Rafael Masó. who was one of the most renowned Catalan architects of the early twentieth century and it was decorated by the famous French designer Pierre Lottier who designed the Barcelona residence of American actress, Ava Gardner
The House of Masó is the birthplace of Rafael Maso ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)) . The house has been preserved with the furniture and the decoration of the nineteenth-century era, and offers unprecedented views of the city.
There is a reason why the professional cyclists train in Girona. It has some of the best riding anywhere. Scenery is fantastic and the apartment is right next door to where Lance Armstrong and Tyler Hamilton lived back in the day of US Postal team and the best bike shop in town is about a two minutes walk away. They have plenty of maps for local rides and they have pretty good bikes for rent and organize very good bike tours as well
Free WiFi internet for my guests and free parking place !!
Register Number HUTG-015562
There is full access to the whole apartment
I offer my guests a free parking lot very close to the apartment
Interaction with Guests
I have a very close communication with all my guests and both me or my colleague Imma will welcome you at the apartment and help you in any advise you may need as to the places to visit, restaurants etc.
We are always in touch with you for anything you may need
Until 1492 Girona ( The Roman Gerunda) was home to Catalonia's second-most important medieval Jewish community (after Barcelona), and its Jewish quarter, the Call, was centred on Carrer de la Força, the same street where the apartment is located. For an idea of medieval Jewish life and culture, visit the Museu d'Història dels Jueus de Girona just next door
Just stepping out of the apartment you will find in few meters the Cathedral , the most important museums, and very good restaurants as " El Celler de Can Roca" which has been voted the world´s best restaurant by Restaurant Magazine and Tripadvisor as well
Its a pedestrian area so you don't need a car to move around the city.
But it will be convenient to rent a car if you are willing to visit the beautiful Costa Brava , the Dali museum and the Ampurdá region.
I offer my guests a free parking lot which is very close to the apartment
Other Things to Note
Don t miss to visit the beautiful Costa Brava towns and beaches ( 30 minutes by car ) and the Dont Do Do not miss the wonderful little medieval towns in the Ampurdá region, and taste their traditional cuisine.
You will find in my pics some of the towns and places that I recommend to visit, while your stay in Girona
You can also visit the famous Dali museum ( located in Figueres ) 30 minutes driving distance from Girona or 15 minutes by train
South of France is very close to Girona .
In 45 minutes you can get to the French border and visit Colliure, which is on the French coast. near the Spanish border
If you like biking, hiking and nature I fully recommend to make the famous "Ruta Verde" or Green Route of Girona.
You can have a look at Bike Breaks/ Gironacyclecenter where they organize very good and professional bike tours.
Their offices are just 5 minutes walking from my apartment and they are very well known in the biking tour world
I have hosted many guests they made bike tours with them and all of them were very satisfied. Please ask for Saskia, the owner
Should you want me to get in touch with them, please let me know. I will do it for you if you want to
This 57-km route crosses three regions and twelve towns, following the valleys of the Fluvià, Brugent and Ter rivers. The Narrow-Gauge Railway Route descends smoothly from Olot (440 m) to Girona (70 m). Its highest point is at Coll d´en Bas, which is a pass situated 558 metres above sea level. The trail, which is suitable for hikers and cyclists alike, is in very good condition, fitted with bridges, railings and signposting.
The Narrow-Gauge Railway Route crosses through magnificent scenery of great ecological and cultural value. It begins in the Garrotxa Volcanic Area, and following the old narrow-gauge railway line, reaches the Ter valley and the pasturelands of Salt and Girona.
If you like skying in winter you have in less tan two hours drive from Girona the Vallter 2000 ski resort
Set at 2,000 metres, above the Ter River valley, this resort is located in a glacial cirque (Morens-Ull de Ter) in the easternmost area of the Pyrenees. It is in the Ripollés region, in the municipal district of Setcases. Its privileged location provides stunning views that reach from Roses Bay to Cap de Creus (Costa Brava).
You can travel in the same day to Barcelona city in 30 minutes on the new high speed train or in 45 minutes by car or by bus.
From December 15th , you can travel to Paris from Girona in the high speed train in 6 hours !
IGirona airport is just 13 kilo meters away from Girona city with many international destinations mostly handled by Ryan air .
The tourism office can also be very helpful and is very close to the apartment in Rambla de la Llibertat
I offer my guests a free private parking lot just round the corner of the apartment ( 5 minutes walking distance)
I expect my guests ......
-To keep the apartment clean and in good
-Not allowing pets
-Be respectful with neighbours specially at night
-No smoking in the flat. You can in the balconies
-If you are renting bikes they should be kept in the storage room and be very careful with furniture
-No using fireplace