Find a holiday rental in the historic province that inspired Game of Thrones!

Get a taste of Spain's cultural heritage with a villa or apartment rental in beautiful Girona

Villas, apartments and holiday rentals in Girona Province

The unspoiled and historic province of Girona is the jewel of Catalonia, located 99km east of Barcelona. Split into 222 districts and three regions; the coast, inland region and mountain region, it is a hugely popular holiday destination for its medieval architecture, Roman ruins and postcard-perfect countryside. In fact, it is Girona's fairytale landscape and historic structures that provided a backdrop for the hit TV show 'Game of Thrones!'

This quieter, untouched side of Spain is perfect for couples and families looking for a relaxing break in scenic surroundings. From the stunning botanic beauty of Blanes, to the Blue Flag beaches of Lloret de Mar, Girona is a paradise for holidaymakers who are looking for a more authentic side of Spain.

Girona's capital of the same name is a city to get lost in, with every winding, cobbled path leading to something beautiful to discover. Step back in time with a trip to the courtyards of the Jewish quarter and its 500 year old architecture and museums. Take a scenic walk down the 3km-long Passeig de la Muralla and stroll along its medieval walls stretching across the eastern border of the old town. The views here are unlike anywhere else in Spain, revealing spectacular panoramas of the city. 

The Onya river runs through the heart of Girona city, and is bordered with colourful buildings overlooking its waters. Its nostalgic charm makes it the perfect place for a romantic escape, especially when taking in views from the Eiffel Bridge which runs across. Clickstay offers beautiful holiday rentals at the heart of it all; from villas with private pools to rustic, family-friendly beach houses.

Key holiday info
  • A direct flight from the UK to Girona-Costa Brava Airport is approx. 2 hours long.
  • The average daytime temperature in the summer is 23°C and 12°C in winter.
  • Girona is dotted with public baths that were built in the 13th century during the Moorish occupation.
  • The cathedral of Santa Maria is one of the most beautiful churches in Spain.
  • Girona is accessible by car via the A7, which leads directly to the French border.

Villas in Girona: key destinations

Villas and apartments in Calonge

On the coastline of the Costa Brava, Calonge has two parts - the ancient Medieval village and its golden beaches. With many attractions for a family-friendly holiday, discover beautiful bays and coves, an urban centre and charming shops and traditional restaurants.

Villas and apartments in Port de La Selva

Port de la Selva is a fishing port located on the northern coast of Cap de Creus. Discover rustic whitewashed houses surrounded by lush forestry. The romanesque monestry of Sant Pere de Rodes is a must-see for its stunning 14th century architecture.

Villas and apartments in Blanes

On the southernmost point of Girona, Blanes is known as the gateway to the Costa Brava, with a beautiful coastline stretching right up to the French border. Perfect for families, it boasts lovely calm waters, an exotic botanical garden and over 70 restaurants.

Villas and apartments in Tossa De Mar

Situated on the Costa Brava, Tossa De Mar's old town is a protected national monument with a labyrinth of ancient alleyways weaving in-between its rustic houses. Its quiet coast boasts 14km of golden sand, perfect for unwinding and enjoying some seclusion.

Villas and apartments in Lloret de Mar

A former fishing village, Lloret de Mar is one of the most popular tourist resorts on the Costa Brava. 25 miles south of Girona city, it boasts some beautiful golden sand beaches, with many flying the Blue Flag for cleanliness.

Villas and apartments in L'escala

L' Escala in Alt Empordà, is home to some beautiful unspoiled beaches, and was once a trade port. The Archaeological Museum is a must-see, with remains of an ancient Greek and Roman town. The Bay of Roses is one of the most beautiful in the world according to UNESCO.

A beginner's guide to renting a villa or apartment in Girona

Steeped in history, the province of Girona is famous for its natural beauty and fascinating architecture. The ancient Catalan capital is a short driving distance from the region's main attractions; Costa Brava's beaches, the Pyrenees ski resorts and nightlife venues. Holidaymakers flock to Girona for its incredible architecture, stunning natural beauty and idyllic way of life.

Key locations include:

Barri Vell The old quarter in Girona city itself is where you'll find a labyrinth of romantic cobbled stone paths leading to breathtaking relics of the past, from baroque monuments to the Arab baths, 12th century monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants and the Roman ramparts accessed through the Passeig Arqueologic. 

Besalú is a paradise for history buffs; a place where you can literally step back in time and discover the charms of its ancient past. 35km south of Girona, this medieval walled town boasts stunning examples of Romanesque architecture and a fortified bridge dating back to the 11th century. The Museum of Miniatures here is a must-see for its breathtaking small-scale artworks, showcasing over 2000 pieces.

Empuriabrava is famous for its picturesque canals and waterways, boasting 5,000 private jetties making it the largest private marina in the world! Located in The Gulf of Roses, this giant, modern marina is quite the contrast to Besalú and its historical relics. People come here to marvel at the luxury yachts and enjoy its vibrant nightlife.

Llançà is a favourite with families for its unspoiled coves, artistic heritage and personal boat tours. Home to the famous Salvador Dali Triangle, fans can visit the three museums of the surrealist painter's work, spanning his entire career. Llançà is also a typical Catalan town, boasting beautiful vineyards and charming local restaurants offering an authentic Spanish cuisine.

Why rent a villa or apartment in Girona with Clickstay?

For the last ten years we've sent thousands of happy holidaymakers to villas and apartments all over the Costa Brava and Girona! We're a trusted brand with secure online payment and you can book your holiday in Girona with confidence. We're also here to help – whether you're looking for that perfect rental in Girona or you're already on holiday, you can call or email our customer services team.

Did you know...
  • The Benedictine Monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants is one of the most impressive Roman landmarks in Catalonia.
  • The city of Essos in Game of Thrones was filmed around Girona Cathedral, located at the heart of the Força Vella.
  • Ginora city is Catalonia's largest city, 103km north east of Barcelona
  • Girona is divided into 8 regions: El Alt Empordá, Pla de I'Estany, Selva, Ripollés, Cerdanya, El Gironés, La Garrotxa and El Baix Empordá
  • Girona can be spelled two ways; 'Girona', in Catalan, or 'Gerona' in Spanish.

Luxury villas with private pools in Girona

Break away from the busy beach crowds and enjoy the luxury of your own private pool overlooking pristine views of Ginora's surrounding landscape. Private pools allow you to have your own slice of paradise, without having to leave the comfort of your villa or apartment.

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Family friendly holiday rentals in Girona

Make memories with all the family at one of our spacious holiday villas or apartments in the heart of Girona. We offer quiet beach house villas with seafront views, picturesque apartments with WiFi and much more.

Our top 6 family-friendly holiday rentals in Girona

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Own a holiday villa or apartment in Girona?

If you are an owner or agent with holiday villas or apartments in Girona, or if you want to increase your rentals, then sign up to Clickstay and manage your properties directly. Clickstay lets owners to contact renters directly. Our online system allows you to manage your property description, prices and availability as well as catering for all sorts of holiday rentals – from villas with private pools to beach front apartments.

Our costs are low: we charge a £1, €1 or $1 sign-up fee and you can then advertise an unlimited number of properties to directly to renters looking for a - holiday rental. We charge 10% marketing commission when a renter books your property through the Clickstay site.

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