Panier of Plenty

Temps de Flors, Girona

The annual festival of flowers as Catalonia celebrates the joys of spring. Thousands of people are united by their love of ‘art and flowers’ in the heart of historic Girona…

The ramparts

The ramparts

Exploring the capella

Exploring the capella

Capella de Sant Cristofol

Capella de Sant Cristofol

Projection inside the ramparts

Projection inside the ramparts

Following the contours

Torre Gironella contours

Smartphones capture the event

Smartphones capture the day

Sant Pere de Galligants, cloister

Sant Pere de Galligants

Cloister

Cloister fountain

Cloister garden display

Cloister garden display

Roman mosaic

Roman mosaic

Rose window

Museum, rose window

Notaire's vaulted bureau

Notaire’s vaulted bureau open to public

Gold leaf and orchids

Gold leaf and orchids

Flowers from the Heavens

Flowers from the Heavens

The Arab Baths

The Arab Baths ‘Banys Arabs’

Central dome

Central dome

Cascading arches

Cascading arches

Niches

Niches

Entrance reflected

Entrance reflected

Pool

Central pool

Floating roses

Floating roses

Annex display

Bath annex

The cistern

Jewish quarter cistern

Cistern wall projection

Cistern wall projection

Shop window

Entering into the spirit

Neighbourhood corner

A little neighbourhood corner

Window display

Window display

Hidden interior

Emerging from a hidden courtyard

Laminated photographs

Laminated photographs

Outside the town hall

Outside the town hall

Sardanes as the Cobla plays

Sardanes as the Cobla plays

Applauding a terrace band

Applauding a terrace band

Crossing the river

Crossing the river

Dusk

Dusk, cathedral in distance

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2 thoughts on “Temps de Flors, Girona

  1. Down under on said:

    What a wonderful day!

  2. What a wonderful celebration! 🙂

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