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Activities in Girona

Jewish Quarter Tour + Museum of Jewish History

73 reviews | 539 travellers
Monica was an excellent guide. A deep knowledge of the route and also very nice. Thank you Monica!
10 Eva Martin
Free cancellation up to 6 hours before the service starts

Follow in the footsteps of one of Spain's most important historic communities on this tour through Girona's Jewish Quarter. We'll also visit the Museum of Jewish History. You'll discover the fascinating mix of Roman, Medieval and Jewish heritage drawn together from different periods in history.

Follow in the footsteps of one of Spain's most important historic communities on this tour through Girona's Jewish Quarter. We'll also visit the Museum of Jewish History. You'll discover the fascinating mix of Roman, Medieval and Jewish heritage drawn together from different periods in history.

Jewish Quarter Tour + Museum of Jewish History

Meet at 10 am in Plaça de Sant Feliu square to begin your guided tour through the Jewish neighbourhood of Girona, one of the best preserved in Europe. This district, whose original appearance has been well preserved, is located in the heart of the city and is full of ancient remains from its Roman and Medieval past. Known popularly as the "Call", this area was home to one thousand inhabitants during the Middle Ages, making it one of the most important Jewish communities in Spain's history.

As you explore the pretty narrow streets of the Jewish Quarter, the hometown of Nachmanides, the Medieval Kabbalistic philosopher, physician and Sephardic Rabbi, you'll visit the spots where the city's three synagogues were located.

During the guided tour you will find out all about the customs and traditions of the Jewish people who lived here, as well as the tools that they used, and the design of their houses. You'll also visit the Museum of Jewish History to learn about their way of life.

Your guide will then lead you around the labyrinthine streets while explaining the history of the Expulsion of the Jews in 1492, an act that ended 600 years of coexistence. After three hours exploring the "Call", your tour will come to an end, and you'll have newfound knowledge of the profound influence that the Jewish community left in Girona.

Children under 11 years old

This tour is free for children under the age of 11. However, the entrance fee to the Museum of Jewish History is not included and will need to be paid on the day of the tour.

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Price

Adults Children under 11 years old
Tour in English
US$ 27.50
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 27.50
  • Children under 11 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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Duration

3 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

English speaking guide

Entry to the Museum of Jewish History

Not included

Entry to the Museum of Jewish History for children under 11 years old

When to book?

You can book up until 10 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

The activity promotes local production.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

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Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 6 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 27.50

Meeting point

Where does the activity end?

Plaça de Sant Feliu square.

Plaza de la independecia de Gerona

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Where does the activity end?

Plaza de la independecia de Gerona

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