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Girona Holiday Rental Villas and Apartments

Choosing your Girona Holiday Villa for your Holiday in Spain

The Spanish region of Girona (Gerona) in Catalonia is a short drive from the vibrant city of Barcelona. The area of Girona has been home to many invasions over the past centuries influencing its architectural style yet leaving its medieval centre intact. The uniquely built HOLIDAY VILLAS IN GIRONA have unlimited access to the golden beaches Catalonia is known for. The River Onyar devides the city of Girona into two parts separating the old city from the new. When choosing the location of your Holiday Rentals in Spain accommodation, take into account the many sights to visit such as the old Cathedral of Girona located in the old part of town.

Holiday Destinations to Visit During Your Girona Holidays

Girona has many destinations to include during your holidays in Spain. The region is covered in history and architecture to view, as well you will find many rural villages to visit or you may even choose to stay in one of the Girona rental villas in the area.

1. Figueres Holidays and Rentals Info:

Many will choose a Figueres self catering villa for their Spain Holiday Rental as the area has such a vast amount of holiday entertainment to offer. Figueres, located close to Girona, is the birthplace of Salvador Dali. You can enjoy visiting the home of Dali as well as the Dali Museum housing many of his paintings for your viewing. Apart from spending hours taking in the enjoyment of the Dali Museum, make sure to sample the cuisine in Fugueres as it is noted as be some of the best in the area.

2. L’Escala Holidays and Rentals Info:

Tourists spend hours on the beautiful sandy beaches in L’Escala soaking up the sun on days away from their rental accommodation in L’Escala.The holiday village of L’Escala is a small rural fishing village whose economy thrives solely of the fishing trade of Anchovies. This is so much so that every year there is a festival held in their honour.

3. Playa de Aro Holidays and Rentals Info:

Playa de Aro has many self catering holiday villas to choose from and many have private pools if you choose not the lay on the beach.Playa de Aro is a rural traditional Spanish seaside village fantastic for holidays. The village has become a tourist destination over the years due to its golden sandy beaches and tranquil atmosphere.

4. Calonge Holidays and Rentals Info:

You will find a vast choice of holiday rental accommodation in either the old town of Calonge of the newer Sant Antoni de Calonge At the foot of the Gavarres pine clad mountains you find the medieval town of Calonge and just below is Sant Antoni de Calonge home to traditional stunning beaches. Calonge is not unlike Playa de Aro as it is fast becoming a hot spot for tourist annually. In either you will have plenty to do. The mountains make for a great outing by either horseback or walking the many marked trails.

5. Lloret de Mar Holidays and Rentals Info:

Lloret de mar is a great destination for a family holiday in Spain as well with the choice of large villas and the many styles of entertainment. Lloret de mar is great for the 18 to 30’s group on holiday. The night life here flows until the early hours of the morning and the village boast of 5 stunning beaches to enjoy. Other activities are the water parks, theme parks, aquatic zoo and as expected the numerous water sports.

Family Activities to enjoy around Girona, Spain

Festivals are a big part of the Spanish lifestyle and in Girona the busiest period is around mid May when the celebrations of the Temps de Flores start. There is a giant carnival with street parades, street dancing, live music and plenty of food and drink available. Girona host the annual Jazz Festival in September as well as the Film Festival in October specialising in Jewish films. Girona’s most important festival is the Patron Saints Day of Girona. St Narcissus is the Patron Saint of Girona and is celebrated for an entire week beginning around the 29th of October. When choosing your Spain Holiday Rentals accommodation, make sure to check the calendar and schedule your holiday around one of these festivals.

Girona has many other activities to enjoy. Depending on where your chosen rental villa is, you can enjoy the beautiful golden sandy beaches located all along the coast. The mountainous areas are great for hiking, horseback riding or taking an adventure along one of the many marked trails to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Girona’s Holiday Weather

This is the time to enjoy the beaches or your rented villas in Girona. Girona is in many ways the same as the rest of Mediterranean Spain with its hot summer periods being the peak season for tourist.. Girona has mild winters and is ideal for northern Europeans to visit during this time as it is still much warmer than their home climate.

Inspiration for your Girona Holidays

Girona offers many types of holidays, from the beach style to mountain retreats and sometimes it is difficult to make a choice. Akilar.com has noted a few holiday destinations below to view and choose your rental accommodation. Should you wish more information, then visit the Girona Holiday guide page and explore the area and all it offers.

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Travel to and around Girona

Girona Airport is the main airport in the area and has cheap flights from the UK and other European countries. It is best to hire a car for your holiday in Girona and you can book these online or on arrival you can hire one at the airport. However you travel around Girona, make sure to take in all it offers so you enjoy your HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN and time away from home.

Important Message: Advice for Non-Spanish Speaking First Time Travelers:

Most Girona holiday travelers may be concerned about speaking the lingo when on a holiday to Spain. In Girona this is not the case as most establishments you will visit will speak your language with this being a tourist hot spot. As with any foreign country though it is always courteous to know a few words, so remember “hello is hola” and “thank you is gracias”. The entire Girona area is accustomed to tourist so do not be afraid of the language, just enjoy your holiday in the sun and your Holiday Rentals in Spain!


Holiday rental accommodation in Girona for self catering holiday apartments and villa rentals

Selecting Girona as your destination for you Holiday Rentals in Spain can offer you a relaxing holiday but still plenty to occupy your time. The area is steeped in history due to the many invasions over the centuries. In different areas you can enjoy beaches or trek in the mountains. The village of Figures is home to Salvador Dali and you can spend hours in the Dali Museum. Girona has many unique style villas to choose from for your Spain Holiday Rentals accommodation and many will be large enough for the entire family and have a private pool. Where ever you choose to rent your holiday home, you will find plenty to do as well as relaxing in the Mediterranean sun. (read on)

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