Why to visit Girona in spring

Picture this: colorful blooms everywhere you look, filling the streets with their sweet scent. It’s not just about flowers though – there’s music, food, and a whole lot of fun to be had. Whether you’re a flower fanatic or just looking for a good time, this festival is an experience!

A humble beginning

It started as a small flower exhibition in Girona during the mid-20th century. Over time, it grew in popularity, attracting more and more visitors and expanding its scope to include various cultural events and activities. Today, it stands as one of Girona’s most significant annual celebrations.

Discovering Temps de Flors

  • Creative floral installations: Enjoy the impressive flower displays that transform the streets. All flower shows are free of charge!
  • Music, performances and culture: immerse yourself in this festive atmosphere!
  • Local gastronomy: delight in delicious Catalan cuisine and beverages.
  • City exploration: take the opportunity to discover the charms of Girona, as some of the exhibitions are in places that usually aren’t open to the public.
  • Cultural experiences: Participate in workshops, lectures, and other activities.
  • Dreamy photography: Capture unforgettable moments with your camera as you explore the stunning floral displays and picturesque corners of the city.

Temps de Flors dates and location:

Blooming tips!

Here are a few insider tips to ensure you have a blooming good time:

  1. Consider visiting during the week to avoid the crowds and enjoy a more leisurely stroll through the floral displays.
  2. Don’t forget to wander off the beaten path – some of the most enchanting installations are tucked away in hidden corners waiting to be discovered.
  3. Be sure to bring along your camera to capture all the vibrant colors and intricate details of the festival.
  4. Embrace the festive atmosphere by enjoying local cuisine at the pop-up food stalls and immersing yourself in the live music and cultural performances dispersed throughout the city.
  5. Be aware that it is not easy to park in Girona; so it is recommended to get there by train, bus or cab.

Things to do in Girona

From its modest origins to its current status as a must-visit event, the history of Temps de Flors reflects its evolution into a beloved tradition for both locals and tourists alike. If you are looking for the best time to visit Girona, do not hesitate to plan your trip in spring and hire us for a personalized Girona private tour!

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