Girona experiences a similar climate to that the rest of the Catalonia region. Summers in Girona are hot, while winters are cold and temperatures can drop to 23 degrees Fahrenheit. The region receives plenty of moisture, mostly in the form of rain during the winter and spring months. The city is a great destination for individuals or group interested in the history of the Catalonia region and Spain in general.
Many ancient parts of the city still stand today, and the high-walled fortresses can still be seen in the steep hills. An ancient cathedral that was used by the Moors, during their occupation of the area, still stands and is a reminder of the history that Girona provides. The city offers beautiful rivers that might remind visitors of the canals in Venice, Italy. Houses and shops line the Ter, onyar, Galligants, and Guell rivers that all pass through various portions of the city. Of special interest to many people is the rich and abundant plant life of the region. Beautiful flowers and gardens are dotted throughout the city and bring a calm and peaceful aura to Girona.