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Things to do in Figueres – Visit the Dalí Theatre-Museum

  One of the two main reasons tourists come to Figueres is to visit the spectacularly surreal Dalí Theatre-Museum (the other is to make the connection to Cadaqués).  Designed by Figueres-born artist Salvador Dalí to showcase his extravagant works, this bizarre and … Continue reading

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The cheapest, easiest and fastest way to get from Barcelona to Figueres

The cheapest and easiest way to get from Barcelona to Figueres is via regional train. Here are our step-by-step directions for getting from Barcelona to the Figueres city center: Step 1: Make your way to one of several Barcelona train … Continue reading

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Things to do in Figueres – Visit the Dalí Joies

Situated in the same building as the Dalí Theatre Museum, but with a separate entrance (and ticket for admission) the Dalí Jewels (Dali-Joies) is a fabulous collection of unusual and unique jewelry. The 41 pieces, designed by artist Salvador Dalí and … Continue reading

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The cheapest and easiest way to get from Figueres to Cadaqués

The easiest way to get from Figueres to Cadaqués is via regional bus. Here are our step-by-step directions for getting from Figueres to the Cadaqués city center/waterfront: Step 1: Make your way to the Figueres Bus stations that provide access … Continue reading

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What to see and do in Figueres

Figueres is best known as the birthplace of surrealist artist Salvador Dali, and its main attraction for tourists is the Dalí Theatre-Museum. The city is located about 90 miles northeast of Barcelona  which makes it a nice day trip option for fans … Continue reading

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Where to Eat in Figueres – Near the Dalí Theatre Museum

Figueres is a rather small city with few options for visitors.  We found two good places for lunch and dinner; offering decent food at a reasonable price. Both are within a short walk (~5 minutes) from the main tourist attraction—the … Continue reading

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Things to do in Barcelona – Visit the Roman Ruins in MUHBA’s Plaça del Rei

For a chance to walk through Roman Barcelona, or Barcino as it was known then, visit MUHBA Plaça del Rei. One of several museums within the MUHBA family, this ‘Museum of Barcelona History’ located in the heart of the Gothic Quarter takes visitors … Continue reading

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Things to do in Barcelona – visit the Museum of World Cultures

A recent addition to the Barcelona’s museum scene, the Museum of World Cultures (Museu de Cultures del Món) established in 2012, presents an interesting look at the cultural heritage of Africa, Asia, Oceana, and the Americas.  This fascinating museum, often mistaken … Continue reading

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The quickest, cheapest, and easiest way to get from Barcelona El Prat Airport to Barcelona

The quickest, and easiest way to get from Barcelona El Prat Airport to Barcelona depends on multiple factors, including your arrival terminal and your final destination in Barcelona. Barcelona El Prat Airport has two separate terminals: Terminal 1 (T1) and Terminal … Continue reading