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Close to Barcelona and half-way between the sea and the mountains, GIRONA enjoys a privileged position and preserves some of the most valuable heritage sites in Catalonia, based on three elements that are unique in Europe: its old fortifications, which include the western world's largest sections of wall dating from the time of Charlemagne, one of the best preserved Jewish quarters, and the Cathedral, which is the widest Gothic span in the world, with 23 metres of free space.

Although the majority of modern Girona lies on the west side of the River Onyar, visitors spend nearly all their time in the old city, over the river. This small piece of land has all the sights and monuments, and it takes only half an hour walk from end to end, making it easy to explore.
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