Practical information guide - Arts Festivals Summit 2023

This page helps you to prepare your travel to Girona.

Travelling to Spain

Spain has lifted all its COVID-19 health controls except for travelers arriving from the People's Republic of China. All passengers arriving in Spain by air from China must undergo a health control at the first point of entry that will include, at least, a temperature control, a documentary check and a visual check on their condition. The documentary control involves the check of an EU Digital COVID Certificate or equivalent or a certificate of SARSCoV2 diagnostic test with negative result. For more information, see here.

How to get to Girona 

1. Girona-Costa Brava Airport (GRO)

Girona Airport is located just 13km from the city center and serves direct flights to many European cities. There is a regular bus service, Bus line 607 operated by Sagalés, that runs from the airport to the city center which takes about 25 minutes. A one-way ticket costs 2.75€. Please consult Sagalés’ website and timetable for more information.

2. Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN)

There are several options to get from Barcelona Airport to Girona. 

  • By bus: Sagalés Bus Line 602 leaves Terminal 1 Andenes and Terminal 2 three times per day and travels to Girona Estació d’Autobusos. The journey takes around 2 hours and 30 minutes and costs 19€.
  • By train: Getting to Girona from Barcelona Airport requires taking a train to the center of Barcelona. From Terminal 2, you can take the Barcelona Airport Train R2 Nord to Estació Sants where you will find regional AVANT and AVE train lines to Girona. If you arrive at Terminal 1, a free shuttle bus is available to Terminal 2. The duration (40 minutes to 2 hours) and price (9€ to 63€) may vary depending on whether you travel on regional, AVANT and AVE trains. We recommend you to use the AVE trains as they are the fastest and you can book them in advance.

3. Perpignan–Rivesaltes Airport (PGF)

Girona is just 110km from the Perpignan’s airport in France. 

  • By bus: Alsa and Flixbus run buses from Perpignan Central Station to Girona for 9€ to 20€, which take about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • By train: TGV INOUI trains run from Perpignan Central Station to Girona, lasting between 1 hour to 2 hours. Tickets cost 39€.

Where to stay

We will be staying at:

  • Hotel Carlemany

Plaça Miquel Santaló i Pavor, 1
17002 Girona (Spain)
Tel: +34 972 21 12 12

  • Hotel Ultonia

Gran Via de Jaume I, 22 
17001 Girona (Spain) 
Tel: +34 972 20 38 50 

Summit Venues

  • Perelada Castle and Castle Museum

Square del Carme, s/n
17491 Peralada
Girona / Costa Brava (Spain)
Tel: +34 972 538 125

  • Girona Town Hall/ Ajuntament de Girona

Plaça del Vi, 1
17004 Girona (Spain)
Tel: +34 97 241 9010

  • Auditori Josep Irla

Plaça Pompeu Fabra, 1
17002 Girona (Spain)
Tel: +34 872 97 50 00

  • Centre Cultural La Mercè – Girona

Pjda. de la Mercè, 12 
17001 Girona (Spain)
Tel: +34 972 419 010

  • Sant Pere de Galligants

Carrer de Santa Llúcia, 8
17007 Girona (Spain)
Tel: +34 972 20 26 32

  • Dalí Theatre-Museum

Plaça Gala i Salvador Dalí, 5
17600 Figueres, Girona (Spain)
Tel: +34 972 67 75 00