Cafes, coffee shops, bars and terraces (starter list)

pretty ones:

la Nata (the local police seem to like this one, an institution, in the sense of having been there forever and attractive, nearby)

La Terra (an institution, a must for a late night drink)

El Bistrot (an institution, a must full-stop)

Cafe L’Arc (view of Cathedral steps)

la Boira (an institution, early evening tapas)

the one in La Devesa wood, but not for the service…

The River - good beer and atmosphere

Cafe del Parc (c/ migdia), if you happen to be around there

not pretty, but good food or useful:

Bescuit (churros!, lunch (local authentic, as opposed to fine dining)

Carlemany hotel (aircon, space, peace and quiet (everything in life being relative), wifi, terrace, nearby)

Saratoga (nearby, lunch)

Angelus (he one on the corner under the apartment, is very popular)

la Piadina (definitely not pretty but sometimes the only one open, nearby, can watch the football, cheap and cheerful for a quick beer and excellent fried rice!)

not saying they all have good service or nice manners but they are all authentic local places. There are many more, and lots near the flat, especially along and around C/ Migdia - you will find your favourite!

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Historical-artistic complexes

Golf courses

More than ten golf courses. Nine magnificent facilities open all year round. Nine gems located on the Costa Brava and in the Pirineu de Girona for those who dream about teeing off and sinking putts.

Location - Alp Caldes de Malavella Camprodon Gualta Navata Pals Peralada Platja d'Aro (Castell-Platja d'Aro) Puigcerdà Sant Julià de Ramis Santa Cristina d’Aro Vilademuls  

Cinema in Original Version

Truffaut Cinema, Girona

Catch a great foreign film before or after dinner at this theatre. Cool venue and film presentations. Original version films, some have sub-titles some do not. L'únic cinema de Girona on veure les versions íntegres de les pel·lícules estrangeres. 

Carrer Nou, 7 17001 Girona‎
972 22 50 44

Combine with a previous visit to the Cinema Museum, in the town centre, and you almost have another day out!