GIRONA

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Every May since 1954, the city of Girona, Catalonia, celebrates the festival Girona, Temps de Flors (“Girona, time of flowers”). During a week, the city is decorated with flowers, with different designs every year.

During the festival, the city also offers many cutural activities such as concerts, art and photography expositions and competitions, artistic workshops, traditional Catalan dance performances, nocturn visits to museums and historical landmarks, and a diada castellera, among others.

This year (2017), the festival lasts from the 13th to the 21st of May.

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The Cathedral of Saint Mary of Girona (in Girona, Catalonia), has the widest gothic nave in the world (22.98 m). It is also the second widest church in the world, after St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican.