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Salvador Dalí Small Group Full-Day Tour from Barcelona

Salvador Dalí Small Group Full-Day Tour from Barcelona

From $111.41 per person

Enter the surreal world of Salvador Dalí on a full-day tour from Barcelona. Visit the beautiful coastal village of Cadaqués and enjoy lunch here. See the Dali Museum at Figueres and experience the Costa Brava landscape that inspired his unique art.

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Duration 11 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Cadaques, the fishing village that inspired Dali's art
  • Explore the surreal Dali Museum at Figueres
  • Tour the hidden bays and inlets of the wild Costa Brava
  • Take a privileged tour of Dalí's private home in Port Lligat
  • End the day in Platja de Castel, one of the area’s most beautiful beaches
Full description
This full-day tour from Barcelona follows in the tracks of the surrealist genius Salvador Dalí, exploring the the landscape that inspired his art. You’ll visit his favorite haunts and secret hideaways, as well as the legendary Dali Museum at Figueres and his former home near Cadaqués. You’ll head from Barcelona to Figueres, where you’ll visit Dalí’s birthplace and the extraordinary museum dedicated to his work. Dalí wanted visitors to see his massive collection as a “whole,” so there are no catalogues and the work is not displayed in any organized manner. The tour continues to the beautiful coastal village of Cadaqués, famous for its whitewashed Mediterranean houses and narrow streets. With its charming bay, it is one of the most picturesque villages on the Costa Brava. What is particularly stunning is the dramatic scenery on the drive there. For lunch, you can enjoy local seafood specialties at one of the numerous terraces, or grab a sandwich and relax on the beach. You’ll soon understand why Cadaqués inspired Dalí and so many other artists. Travel up the coast to the smaller village of Port Lligat, where Dalí sought the peace and quiet that truly inspired him.  The winter schedule (September 1 to June 30) starts with a drive to Figueres, where you will spend the morning exploring the Dalí Museum. From the museum, drive to Cadaqués. After lunch at your own expense, continue exploring Cadaqués or head to Port Lligat, to visit Dali's House. The summer schedule (July 1 to August 31) leaves Figueres for Pubol Castle, once the 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, venture to one of the many beautiful beach side towns that dot the Costa Brava coastline.
Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minibus
  • Entrance to Dalí Museum in Figueres
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Barcelona guide book
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Entrance to Dalí House in Port Lligat
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

The tour departure point is directly opposite the outdoor café of the famous Palau de la Musica, which is just off Via Laietana. The exact office address is Calle Palau de la Musica 1, 08011.

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  • The visit to Dalí's private home in Port Lligat is only available from January 2 to June 30 and September 1 to December 31
  • The Platja de Castel beach is only available during Summer
  • From July 1 to August 31 there will be a visit to Castell de Gala in Púbol
  • Lunch is not included, but the tour will stop at places where you’ll find a range of lunch options to suit all budgets
  • Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for the weather. It is recommended to bring sun protection
  • During the summer months, please remember to bring suitable beach and swim wear
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 271 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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Fantastic day trip. A must for a lover of Dali's works. Enrique, our guide, was excellent. If I could change one thing it would be to shorten the time in Cadaques and extend the time in the Dali Museum in Figueras. 1.5 hours in the Dali Museum is doable but it felt rushed. 30 min to an hour more would have made it less so. But otherwise, highly recommend this tour. Truly a small group tour experience. A highlight of my stay in Catalunya!

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September 8, 2021

Our guide Gloria and driver Marcelo were brilliant. Very well organised and everything ran to a good schedule with enough time to look around the museum in Figures, lunch at Cadaques and Port Lligat. Gloria was really enthusiastic and knowledgable. She told us all about Dali, his childhood, upbringing, friendship and relationships that shaped him into the artist he became. She came into the museum explaining some pieces of art and then left us to explore. We then made our way to Cadaques where Dali lived with as a child, we have time to stop for lunch overlooking the seafront and a walk to the church. Next stop Dali’s home in Port Lligat, she came around the house with us and the guide. We had time to explore the gardens. I can’t express how well the tour is put together, didn’t feel rushed and thoroughly enjoyed the day. Beautiful scenery and places to visit.

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February 25, 2020

We had a wonderful experience with our guide Gloria and driver Marcelo. Gloria was very passionate and knowledgeable about Dalí, and we learned quite a bit thanks to her! She was filled with facts and really made the museum come to life. We also loved getting to walk around Cadaques on a beautiful day! We would absolutely recommend the tour.

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February 21, 2020

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