Girona is located in Catalunya in the north of Spain, between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean Sea. It's a very easy place to access with an international airport in both Girona and nearby Barcelona. Girona also has excellent rail links to Barcelona and to Paris with the new high speed AVE rail system.
The Girona Gran Fondo Race Office is located at Carrer Mercaders, 16. (See on Google Maps)
The old town here in Girona is very difficult to navigate by car, so we always recommend that you leave the car in one of the car parks on the edge of the old town. Please do not use the SATNAV to come into the old town.
Leave the motorway AP-7 at junction 6 (Girona nord) and follow signs for the city centre (centre ciutat). When you reach the large roundabout next to the Park ´La Devesa´, where you get a beautiful first sight of Girona Cathedral and Sant Felix’ church, you park your car and continue on foot into the old town crossing the ‘Pont de Sant Feliu’ foot bridge.
After crossing the river, in Placa sant Feliu square opposite the famous Sant Feliu church tower, you keep right, taking the street Ballesteries away from the ’River Café’, go straight on for 500m then after passing the 'Creperie Bretonne' on your left hand side keep right leaving the cobbles street, passing the naked lady sculpture on your left hand side go straight on for 20m into the small square on which the race office is located.
By foot / on bike
Make your way to the famous street ´La Rambla´ next to the river ´Onyar´ in the centre of Girona. Follow the Rambla away from Plaça Catalunya. After passing the Irish Bar McKiernans on the right hand side under the arches turn right through a very small passageway into the small squre on which the race office is located.
Exit the train at Girona train station. Leave the station and in front of the bus station you turn left and follow the raised railway line (for about 5 minutes) until you reach the street Santa Eugenia, here you turn right and continue straight on. Cross over the street Jaume 1 then take the street Carrer Nou straight on to Placa Catalunya.
Follow the Rambla away from Plaça Catalunya. After passing the Irish Bar McKiernans on the right hand side under the arches turn right through a very small passageway into the small squre on which the race office is located.
From Girona airport: you can fly to Girona Airport with Ryanair from a variety of locations across Europe. From the airport you can take a taxi (it is also possible to take a bus from Girona airport to the Girona Bus/Train station please see above directions from Girona Station) to the famous square 'Placa Catalunya' take the street 'La Rambla' away from 'Placa Catalunya' and after passing the Irish bar McKiernans on the right hand side under the arches turn right through the very narrow passegeway into the small square where we are located.
From Barcelona Airport
It is possible to take the Metro line into Barcelona city from Barcelona Airport.
This service departs every hourly and takes 19 minutes to get to Barcelona Sants train station, where you can change to the next platform for the train to Girona, which takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Please see above directions to us from the Girona train station.