10 Free Things to Do in Girona, Spain!

on May 1, 2017

10. Rub the Foot for Good Luck One of the famous legends of Girona (they seem to have a lot of legends, don't they?) is that Saint Narcis saved the city from a French army invasion. The French army opened Saint Narcis' tomb to discourage the citizens, but out came millions of flies. The flies killed six French soldier per fly (powerful flies!) and saved Girona. Ever since then the fly has been a symbol of Girona. At carrer de les mosques (Fly Street) there is a statue of Saint Narcis' foot, and apparently if you rub it you get good luck...