Girona is a small and historic city, located in Catalonia, which is an autonomous community in Spain. The city of Girona is situated on the Mediterranean, right between Barcelona and the French border, 52 miles from Barcelona, and 48 from France. The Pyrenees Mountains are to the west, and the beaches of Costa Brava to the east. In addition to its history and beauty, it offers plenty of shopping and dining. There is also a wonderful historic district which is home to Europe's most well preserved medieval Jewish neighborhood, the Call. The Onyar River separates the old and new cities. Because of its location, Girona is easily accessible by air and rail.