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"Salvador Dali Museum Figueres and Cadaques Small Group Day Trip from Barcelona""Depart Barcelona and set out for Figueres the birthplace of Dalí and home to the world famous Dalí Museum-Theatre. Explore where he was born on Monturiol Street and also visit the famous museum. Step inside the surreal world of Salvador Dalí and find a museum like none other. Dalí wanted visitor and for this reason he wanted no catalogues and refused to have his works placed in chronological or subject order. Inside is a world of fantasy mixed with architecture mixed with paintings and sculptures. It’s a complete surrealistic experience. The tou narrow shady streets and sandy bay
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Private Tour: World of Salvador Dalí from Barcelona
"Start your private day trip from Barcelona by travelling towards Dali's birthplace Figueres. The Dalí Theatre-Museum is the largest and most surreal object in the world. It is located in the former Municipal Theatre a 19th century construction destroyed at the end of the Spanish Civil War. On its ruins Dalí decided to create his museum. Once there you will get the chance to discover Dali's main artworks. You will also be shown Dali's jewelry that presents the collection of thirty-nine jewels in gold and precious stones as well as twenty-seven drawings where The Gala Dalí Castle open to the public since 1996
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Dali Museum and Girona from Barcelona Private tour
"At 900am we will pick you up at your hotel in Barcelona city to start this Private tour. You will have a Van a driver and a local guide only for you. Wenever possible we do transfers by highway so we can reach our destination as soon as possible. We will reach Figueres at 1045am to visit the Dalí Theatre-Museum. Our guide will accompany you inside the Museum to better understand Dalí's world. You will have the oportunity to dive into the work of the more important master of surrealism. Discover the work of Salvador Dalí as h30pm we are going to arrive to Girona. You will have time enough to have lunch and after lunch our guide will pick you up at the restaurant to start the walking tour. Girona is a city for walking to discover little by little to feel its history in every corner
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Day Trip: Figueres Tips (16)

Day Trip: Figueres (Salvador Dali Museum)

There is nothing special to see in Figueres - except the Dali Museum. This unique place is a "must-see" and is worth "sacrificing" an entire day of your stay in Barcelona.

First a little geography. Figueres is about 140 km from Barcelona, towards and near the French border. Along the way is Girona - a town also worth visiting.

By car:
There is really no reason to do this day trip by car, unless you have one already for another reason.
Take the AP-7/E-15 autoroute from Barcelona to Figueres, getting off at Exit 4. Unfortunately, there are no signs to the Dali Museum once you get off the main thoroughfare. Use a good local map (e.g., Google Maps) to get from Exit 4 to Av Salvador Dali, and then go on it for about 2 km until you reach the Museum. You can't miss this unique structure. There is a covered parking lot right next to it - relatively expensive, but very convenient. I paid about 5 euros for 2 hours.

By train:
Take the train from either the main Barcelona station (Sants) or the Passeig de Gracia station. They leave about every hour or two. The trip to Figueres takes about 2 hours. From the train station in Figueres to the Museum it's about 750 meters so it is definitely walkable if the weather is OK.

If you want to do Girona as well on the same day , you must get an early start, as you should allow at least 3-4 hours for the Dali museum. Do the math: 2 hour train ride + half hour to museum + 4 hours at the Museum + half hour back to station + 1 hour to Girona + at least one hour waiting /eating time + 3-4 hours in Girona + 1.5 hours back to Barcelona. If you leave Barcelona at about 6:30-7:00am it can be done. However, I advise doing it in 1.5 days with an overnight in Girona after visiting the Dali Museum. Do your own personal calculations and decide what is best for you.

Apr 03, 2009


Salvador Dali museum. I know, I know, there's already SO much to see in Barcelona. But if you've got an extra day, this is definitely a worthwhile trip. It takes a good 4 or 5 hours to see the whole museum, so plan for a whole day. I'd put this museum on the top of my list of Barcelona (in or around) museums.

Check out the website for more information.

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Apr 04, 2011

Daytrip to the Costa Brava region

The Costa Brava region is only about one hour by public transport from Barcelona. Well worth a visit are the towns of Girona (see my Girona page) or Figueres, home of the Salvador Dali Museum.
Last but least the whole Costa Brava coastline with its lovely beaches and rocky bays is worth seeing.

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Jul 04, 2003

Take the train to Figueres to see the Dali Museum

Visit the museum Dali built in Figueres. The building is as impressive as the work it holds.

You can take the train from Barcelona Sants To Girona continuing on to Figueres. It takes 2-2 1/2 hours. A taxi from the station to the museum is not expensive.

Check out my page on Figueres for more pictures and info on the museum

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May 21, 2004
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Dali's Hometown

If you like the works of Dali, or you're just curious about this great artist, you should definitely visit Dali's hometown and his museum at 5, Placa Gala-Salvador Dali.

Following the notices on the walls of the museum, you'll visit 22 rooms with the works of Dali, El Greco or Duchamp, the interesting court and the tomb of Salvador Dali.

Opening hours:
1 Oct-30 June: 10:30-18:00
1 July-30 Sept: 9:00-20:00
Closed on 1 Jan, 25 Dec and on Mon between 1 Oct and 30 June.

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Dec 27, 2005

Teatre-Museu Dali

A great 1-day trip from Barcelona to Figueres where the world's best meseum on Dali work is located. The museum is interesting already from the outside and even more from the inside. Dali himself worked on the composition of the museum. I found the experience mind-opening and intriguing.

Aug 04, 2003

Day trip to the Dali Museum in Figueres

We rented a car (mistake, better to take the train) and drove up to Figueres to visit the Dali Museum. Well worth the effort. There are many of his great works and samples of what was going on in his head.

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Nov 20, 2009

Dali Museum in Figueres

If you are into arts, you need to do a day trip to Dali museum in Figueres when visiting Barcelona. It is appr. 2,5 hours away by train (Renfe) and definately worth seeing!! Lots of art work so it easily takes several hours to see everything. Find out the time table befoehand, because trains do not run that often.

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Jul 25, 2006

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Figueres- Teatre-Museu Dali

A beautifull place, a little town full of charm... Tourists come and go just to see Dali's museum and forget 2 admire Figueres for itself... Figueres is more than the place where Dali lived his childhood... In the midle of the town is a place named Placa Catalunya where we went in an old bar, with a sign of "english spoken", very picturesque... We have nice memories from Figueres...

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Jun 15, 2005

Museu Dali, in Figures. It...

Museu Dali, in Figures. It will take you an hour and a half or so by train from Barcelona (Sants Station), but will be worth it. There is something that ventures a beyond playfulness in Dali's work and begins to enter into the realm of magic. If you are a fan, I don't need to tell you to go, you will be drawn here.

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Sep 12, 2002


Its around 2:30 hours away from Barcelona.
There u can find the amazing Salvador Dalí Museum.
The trip is definetly worth it because as I said b4, the museum is amazing , one of the best that I've been to.
Take a train and go, u wont regret it!

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Feb 20, 2003

Figueres.Museum of Dali.

Figueres.Museum of Dali.
It's amazing place. The more time you spend there, the more you can appreciate and be open to see the world from Dali perspective.
If I'd put it in some travel category, I'd call it 'Travel with your mind'

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Aug 25, 2002

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Getting to Day Trip: Figueres


150 km north of Barcelona


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