|Gerona city centre|
|Costa Brava Airport (GRO): 7 mi from city centre|
This ancient Spanish city is ready for its close up. Are you looking for cheap flights to Gerona? Search for flights to Gerona Airport (GRO), just outside the town centre. The airline is just 60 miles from Barcelona and welcomes flights primarily by low cost airlines including Ryanair, Jat Airways and Thomson Airways.
Gerona is a good choice year-round but summers tend to be busiest. In August however you'll find the town quieter than usual, as most locals escape to the seaside on weekends. Book your flights to Gerona at least 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares.
Direct flights to Gerona take 2 hours 20 minutes.
Gerona is thousands of years old and have plenty of stories to tell but is all too often over-looked by travellers heading to nearby Barcelona. Make a point to spend at least a day in this city and you won't be disappointed.
Ancient City Walls: A great way to get a good feel for Gerona is to take a walk along the city's ancient walls. They also offer excellent views of the city so don't forget to bring your camera.
Jewish Quarter: The charming old part of town is the Jewish Quarter. The small streets are charming and can get rather lively in the evenings when the bars and cafes fill up. Gerona may be small but it certainly has spirit so enjoy yourself and the lively nightlife.
Figueres: If you have a Gerona car hire don't miss a short trip to Figueres, just 30 minutes away to visit the famous Dali Museum. The scenery is brilliant and the Old Town impressive.
Find more information on Costa Brava Tourism.
You won't be disappointed by hotels in Gerona. Despite being small, this city is well equipped to host late-night arrivals on their way to explore the Costa Brava or who are headed to Barcelona. For extra value, book a Gerona hotel that includes breakfast.