Girona airport transfers - general airport information
Girona-Costa Brava Airport (IATA: GRO, ICAO: LEGE) is an airport located 12 km south of the city of Girona, next to the small village of Vilobí d'Onyar, in the north-east of Catalonia, Spain. It is well connected to the Costa Brava, Barcelona and the Pyrenees.
The airport was built in 1965 but passenger traffic was modest.
In the early XX centuary the airport saw passenger numbers grow spectacularly after Ryanair chose Girona as one of its European hubs.
In 1993, Girona Airport dealt with only 275,000 passengers; but in the last six years the number of passengers increased ten times from 557,000 in 2002 to 5,507,000 in 2008.
Many people use Girona Airport as an alternative airport for Barcelona, though the airport is 92 km (57.5 miles) north of Barcelona.
Passengers can transfer to Barcelona by bus or taxi from the airport, or by train from Girona railway station.
The nearest and also the biggest city near the airport is Girona.
Costa Brava is a coastal region in northeastern Spain, in the province of Girona and the northern part of Barcelona. Costa Brava stretches from Blanes, 60 km (37 miles) northeast of Barcelona, to the French border and Pyrinene.
The combination of a very good summer climate, beautiful scenery, and great beaches has made this region of Spain an attractive resort. Villages such as Blanes, Tossa de Mar and Lloret de Mar are places that excel in offering picturesque environment with a good selection of restaurants and shops with interesting history and culture.
Sports activities are an important part that the offer on the Costa Brava, an attractive range of modern golf courses, and great opportunities to sail in the attractive Mediterranean climate, play tennis, windsurf or ride.
In Costa Brava you will find and connect with the great universal Spanish artists to visit Salvador Dalímuseet in Figuera which have been born and died, but the Costa Brava was has also been a great source of inspiration for artists such as Picasso, Miró.
The short distance to the metropolis Barcelona gives you the option of an exciting break but culture and architecture where you can visit the amazing works of Antonio Gaudi, Sagrada Familia, Parque Guell, or go on a Barcelona football match of the store at Camp Neu, rent a sailboat or go shopping in Barcelona's many shopping streets.Girona Airport in Google maps.
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Girona Airport is convenient for the resorts along the Costa Brava, such as Lloret de Mar, l'Estartit and Blanes among others.
It is about a 40 minute drive from the French border and many people use Girona Airport as a way of getting to the Pyrenees and the ski resorts of Andorra.
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