City of Girona is located on a hill that overlooks the rivers of Ter and Onyar. The city itself was founded by Iberians but you can also note the influences of both Moors and Romans.
Since it was an important strategic point different nations did fight over it. When the Moors occupied Girona it was under Arab rule for 3 centuries and there was a notable Jewish presence for well over 600 years.
Because it was under attack so often some have dubbed Girona the city of thousand sieges and it managed to withhold its defenses against Napoleon’s troops no less then 3 times.
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Girona – pack light clothes and plenty of sunscreen
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|1. Hotel Husa Fornells Park|
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Top Rated Attractions
|1. Devesa Park|
|2. Carrer Nou|
|3. Call (the Jewish quarter)|
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