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Europe Travel: Cadaqués, Spain in an Afternoon — Activity Recommendations

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This is a list of activity recommendations for an afternoon in Cadaqués, Spain, where you’ll find Casa-Museu Salvador Dalí and gorgeous coastline.

The basics

  • Cadaqués, Spain
  • Travel to Cadaqués from Figueres, Spain, a forty minute trip.
  • We recommend connecting this itinerary to our day two of Figueres, Spain itinerary; the below recommendations can be completed in a leisurely couple hours.
  • Cadaqués is a lovely town and warrants a night. If you are pressed for time, continue on to Barcelona, Spain, a three hour drive.

Map of Locations

Day 1: Arrive to the Casa-Museu Salvador Dalí in Cadaqués

Arrive to Cadaqués from Figueres, Spain. Make your way to the Casa-Museu Salvador Dalí. If you have not already, purchase tickets and sign up for a time for a guided tour (the only way you can see the house). If your reservation time is not immediate, hang out at the nearby Cala de Portlligat (beach).

Who was Salvador Dalí?

A 20th century painter, sculptor, filmmaker, printmaker and performance artist. He is one of the most famous Surrealists.

What is Surrealism?

“Surrealist artists…seek to explore the unconscious mind as a way of creating art, resulting in dreamlike, sometimes bizarre imagery across endless mediums. The core of Surrealism is a focus on illustrating the mind’s deepest thoughts automatically when they surface.”

Park West Gallery

Map of Locations

Casa-Museu Salvador Dalí: Where Dalí lived and worked from 1930 to 1982. The surrounding neighborhoods are a labyrinth of fisherman houses still in their original form.

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