Girona, Spain
Anna, 39
Creative art director
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What are the Girona spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

The colored houses by the Onyar River, The Cathedral, the Jewish quarter, and the walls. Girona’s culinary tradition is also a must.

Do’s and don’ts in Girona: (Ex: Tipping: yes/ no, public transport tips, safety tips etc.):

You can go walking mostly everywhere. There’s no need of public transport or car to discover the city.

What do you do and why do you do it?

I work in advertising, I enjoy discovering new places and spaces.

How much do you spend on an average night out on the town?

40 €

Which Girona shops do you hit up when you’re itching for something new?

Kreative therapy and La imprevista

Your all-time favorite musicians:

Arcade Fire, florence & the machine, she&him, Bon Iver, Noah & the whale

Which neighborhood is it best to experience during the day / night?

Barri Vell

What’s the area in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Font de la Pólvora

What’s the one place in Girona you think is underrated?

The walls

Where would you take a date for a romantic night out?

El cul del món o el Nu, el Celler de Can Roca, depending on the budget

Drunk and hungry - where do you go in Girona?

Cucut for a beer, km. 0 for a burguer

It's freeeeezing out - what should a visitor do?

Go to the Museum of cinema

Where do you take your guest when you want to impress?

Restaurant Llevataps

Your go-to brunch spots:

La fábrica

Your perfect night out in Girona includes:

Sunset jazz club

Which local creators do you admire?

Dalí, Josep Plà, javier cercas, germans Roca,

Special views that mainstream tourists don't know about:

Montjuic o sant daniel

Best place for a cheap bite on-the-go:

La Creperia del carrer Ballesteries

Tomorrow’s your last day in Girona. How do you spend it?

I would go to get an ice cream at Rocambolesc

You’re meeting the mayor of Girona - what constructive criticism would you give them?

Culture!

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