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Things to do in Cadaqués – Visit the Church of Santa Maria

The dominant feature of the Cadaqués skyline is the 16th century Church of Santa Maria (Iglesia de Santa María de Cadaqués). Perched on the highest point overlooking the village, this ‘new’ church in late-Gothic style was built with funding from … Continue reading

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Things to do in Cadaqués – Visit the Hermitage of Saint Baudilus

If you find yourself heading to Port Lligat to visit the Dali House Museum, you may want to take a minute to visit the Ermita de Sant Baldiri (Hermitage of Saint Baudilus.) Built to house the relics of Saints Abdon and Sennen, yet dedicated … Continue reading

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Things to see in Cadaqués – Sculptures and Street Art

The quiet seaside village of Cadaqués – a place that has attracted such artists as Salvador Dalí (who lived nearby in Port Lligat), René Magritte, Joan Miró, and Pablo Picasso –   offers spectacular views worthy of any painting.  And as you stroll through … Continue reading

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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 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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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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Getting from Barcelona to Cadaqués

The best way to get from Barcelona to Cadaqués is via a train/bus combination. Here are our step-by-step directions for getting from Barcelona to the Cadaqués city center/waterfront: Step 1: Make your way to one of several Barcelona train stations … Continue reading

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Things to do in Cadaqués – Explore the Town

The simple beauty of Cadaqués isn’t just in the spectacular sea view, but also in the quaintness of the town itself, especially in its picturesque Medieval Quarter (the neighborhood surrounding the Church of Santa Maria and extending down to the … Continue reading

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Things to do in Cadaqués – Visit the Portlligat House-Museum (Salvador Dali House)

One of the major tourist attractions in Cadaqués is the former home of artist Salvador Dali.  The residence evolved over time, first with the purchase of a small fisherman’s cottage, sold to him by his friend, local resident and fisherman’s wife … Continue reading