Salvador Dali Museum, Port Lligat, and Cadaques SMALL GROUP tour from Barcelona
This is without doubt, one of the most complete Salvador Dalí tours available. Spend the morning at the unique Dalí Museum in Figueres and finish the day either on his beloved Costa Brava, visiting his home in Port Lligat and the magificent Cap de Creus, or at the castle he built for his wife. It’s a complete surrealistic experience. On this small group walking tour, you'll receive personalized attention from your guide. And by booking ahead, you won't waste any time waiting in line!
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 visitors to see his massive collection as a ‘whole’ work, 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 tour itinerary varies:
From September 1 - June 30 (Winter):
Leave Figueres and head to the beautiful coastal village of Cadaqués. Famous for its white washed Mediterranean houses, narrow shady streets, and sandy bay, this is one of the most picturesque villages on the Costa Brava. But what really stands out for many people is the dramatic drive there, which offers some of the best views in the whole of Catalunya. This is the perfect place for lunch. In the afternoon we will travel just a few minutes up the coast to the even smaller village of Port Lligat, the place where Dalí sought the peace and quiet that truly inspired him and where he built his house. Finally, we will move on to Cap de Creus, the most easterly point of mainland Spain and one of the most starkly beautiful coastal landscapes in the whole of the country.
From July 1 – August 31 (Summer):
Leave Figueres for Pubol Castle, once a home of Dalí and his wife Gala, located in the village of the same name. Visit the Gala Dalí House-Museum in the castle, and after lunch (own expense), venture to one of the many beautiful beach side towns that dot the Costa Brava coastline. Please remember to bring suitable clothing if you want to enjoy a refreshing dip in the sea or relax on the beach.
Please note: Dali House will be closed from the 1st of January to the 4th of January and from the 11th of January until the 11th of February. It is still possible to see the house from the outside.
- Reservations are REQUIRED for all bookings
- Book Your Package On-Line and Receive Your Confirmation
- Departure point: Carrer del Palau de la Música, C/ Palau de la Música, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
- Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
- Departure Time: 8:30 AM
- Return Details: Returns to original departure point
- Local guide
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Personalized small group and commentary
- Entry/Admission - Dali Theatre-Museum
- Entrance tickets to Dalí house in Port Lligat (approx 11 euros). Reservations will be made by local supplier.
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup and drop off
What To Bring
- Confirmation Voucher (printed or mobile)
- Any required or suggested items listed on your confirmation email.
- A Smile!
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Please note: Dali House will be closed on the 1st of January, and from the 6th of January until the 11th of February. It is still possible to see the house from the outside.
- This tour operates only in English.
Very good tour: well-organized, helpful commentary by guide Rodrigo. Sufficient time to visit on our own after guided visits.
Our guide Cam from Explore Catalonia was informative and knowledgeable about Dali , hisl life and his art- just an amazing tour
Our tour guide Camillo was great. His tour narration provided the background info we needed to really appreciate the Dali experience. He also provided a work around when we ran into a traffic accident.
Even if you don't care for Dali's art, our excellent tour guide from Explore Catalunya, Camilo, brought this mad genius to life in his narrative on the way to Figures in the most entertaining and informative way which really imparted a great understanding of this controversial artist. The museum itself is a work of art. The drive to Cadaques on the Costa Brava through the mountains is beautiful. The highlight of this day for me was the optional visit to Dali's house in Port Lliget, which is fascinating. To have seen all of this without Camilo's narrative would have not been the same. An excellent day. While the trip doesn't involve as much walking as other day tours, there are a lot of steps to climb, both at the museum and at the house in Port Lliget, as well as up to 2+ hours on the mini-bus without bathroom stops, which may present a problem for some.
It was so well worth taking this day trip from Barcelona to visit the Salvador Dali Museum in Figueres (about an hour and a half from Barcelona) - we had ample time to explore the museum and marvel at Dali's unusual creative mind - even the jewellery he designed! Our guide was informative. We then drove through the scenic mountain road to the seaside town of Cadaques - we had time for a lazy lunch overlooking the bay; then on to Dali's cottage. So glad I chose this trip!
... and more. A must see. Also Dali’s House is very interesting. Our Guide, Geordi was really great. Very knowledgeable. Pity I fell asleep on the minibus ride to Figueres and missed most of his very interesting commentary.
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Product code: COOL-3142DALI
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