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Tourist map of Gerona (clickable): scale 1cm= km
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1- type 

Arab baths in Girona

: Built in the 12th century (1194). Other attractions which can not be ignored in a day trip to this Catalan city are the cathedral, hanging houses over the River Onyar and the central square (Plaza de la Independencia).

2- type 

Olot

: Town built on volcanoes in the Garrotxa Natural Park. Also known for art of the so-called Olot school as shown in the museum Comarcal de la Garrotxa.



3- type 

Empúries

: archaeological remains directly to the coast of Greek and Roman settlements.

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Figueres

: Visit the museum of the surrealist painter Salvador Dalí.

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Sierra de la Albera

: Most eastern part of the Pyrenees, including the castle and the monastery Requesens Sant Quirze the Colera.

6- type 

Gardens of Blanes

: Seaside resort in Girona (Blanes) with the botanical gardens MariMurtra. The garden from 1928 is beautifully situated on cliffs and is home to some 7000 plant species.

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Nature area Aiguamolls de l'Empordà

: Marshy area with many birds. Well-marked hiking trails are present.

The weather and climate

1) Current weather in Gerona (temperature, precipitation).



2) Weather forecast Gerona

3) Weather forecast for tomorrow (meteo online - spanish radar for precipitation): see left.

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General Information Gerona

population: 706.185 (1,6%, 20e)
density (people/km2): 119 (17e)
area (km2): 5910 (1,1%, 40e)
cities: Figueres, Blanes
sun hours in winter: 5
sun hours in summer: 9
tourism (%): 4,2 (9e)
bed places per km2: 9,2 (8e)
landscape: mountains, coast
highest elevation point: Puigmal 2.913 meter
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Land use Gerona

 Forest   4412 km2 
 75% 
 Other nature   312 km2 
 5% 
 Agriculture   922 km2 
 16% 
 Grassland   163 km2 
 3% 
 Water   12 km2 
 0% 
 Urban area   57 km2 
 1% 

Climate: Mean temperature (°C) and Precipitaion (mm)

Weather forecast  



Weather Gérone