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Tour code: 2140JTEBA09
Discover medieval Girona and the Dali Museum in Figueres, where the artist Salvador Dalí was born, on this day trip from Barcelona by air-conditioned coach. With an expert guide, take a walking tour of Girona’s picturesque Old Town. Learn about the city’s wealth during the Middle Ages and admire the Cathedral and colorful houses huddled along the Onyar River. After free time for lunch, travel to the Dali Museum in Figueres. View the flamboyant, egg-topped exterior of the Dali Theatre-Museum and explore its extraordinary collections of paintings, sculptures and jewelry.

Highlights

  • Full-day trip to Girona and Figueres from Barcelona
  • Stroll around Girona’s medieval Old Town and well-preserved Jewish Quarter on a guided tour
  • See top attractions such Girona's Cathedral and pastel-hued houses huddled along the Onyar River
  • Visit the charming town of Figueres, birthplace of cult Spanish surrealist Salvador Dalí
  • Explore Figueres’ Dalí Theatre-Museum, home to a vast collection of Dalí paintings, sculptures and other works
  • Enjoy free time in Girona for lunch (own expense) and to explore Figueres independently

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

I like the mix of guided tours and free time on this day trip. There's a walking tour and free time for lunch in Girona, and in Figueres, your guide will introduce you to Dalí's works before leaving you to enjoy the Dalí museum independently and then wander around the town.

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What You Can Expect

Girona, Figueres and Dali Museum Day Trip from Barcelona

Admire medieval Girona on this full-day trip from Barcelona

Depart central Barcelona by air-conditioned coach and journey through Catalonia’s countryside to Girona, a lovely old walled city that straddles the Onyar River.

Along the way, hear how Girona reached its zenith in medieval days, and how its wealth was directed into the construction of many extravagant Romanesque and Gothic buildings.

After around 1.5 hours on the road, arrive in the charming Old Town and set off to explore with your guide. Meander down cobbled streets and weave your way into the atmospheric Jewish Quarter. Take in the picturesque houses and squares, and learn how this quaint area was home to one Catalonia’s most prosperous Jewish enclaves during the Middle Ages.

Admire the baroque façade of Girona Cathedral, and stop to take snaps of Girona’s best-known view — the panoramas over the colorfully painted houses huddled along the Onyar.

After free time to have lunch (own expense) at any of Girona’s enticing restaurants, hop back inside your coach and travel on to Figueres, where the iconic Spanish surrealist, Salvador Dalí was born in 1904.

Hear about Dalí's life from your guide, including how the daring artist turned the town’s then-ruined Municipal Theater into the Dalí Theatre-Museum. Opened in 1994, the museum houses the world’s single largest collection of his works, including paintings, sculptures and other curiosities.

Marvel at the fanciful exterior with its crowning glory of sculptured eggs, and then go inside to explore the collection. See highlights such as the 3-dimensional room set that resembles Mae West’s face, and gain fascinating insight into Dali’s artistic journey as you roam the galleries and adjoining Dalí Jewels exhibition.

Afterward, enjoy some free time to explore Figueres town independently. Your tour then finishes back at the start point in Barcelona.

Customer Reviews

patcg60

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great trip and would highly recommend. Guide did well.

Angella m

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great guides. Fun! Definitely worth the $.

Domenico D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great if you're looking to get out of Barcelona for the day. The guides are very knowledgeable.

Girona is beautiful and if you're a Game Of Thrones nut, you'll enjoy the novelty of knowing the town was used to film some King's Landing scenes for season 6.

Dali theatre is a unique experience however if you're wanting to see an extensive Dali collection, you won't find it here. The theatre holds more of Dali's personal art collection rather than his work.

Make sure you make time to head next door to Dali Joies and view the amazing jewellery Dali designed.

Barbara B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Excellent day tour and well run.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Wonderful tour!! Our tour guide was very well informed and pleasant, taking the time to answer all our questions and sharing her knowledge of the various sights. Viator gave excellent instructions on where to meet, length of trip/tour and approximate return time, so it was easy planning. The Dali Museum were so very interesting, well worth the visit and Figueres was charming. The City of Girona was very beautiful with a rich history and lovely people. This tour was great and we highly recommend it.

Mario I

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Fantastic trip. Girona being Game of Thrones filmimg location was an enexpected surprise and our giude was able to show us exact filming spots. Dali Museum is a must for art lovers.

Gladys G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Love love love this tour. Best museum that I have ever been to. Only negative is that it is a huge bus with 40pax. Next time, I will look for a small group tour.

Kai Yue Eliza N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Convenient to visit two cities in one day. I got plenty of time to visit the Dali Museum.

MARIE O. B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

excellent tour

Kenneth S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

We enjoyed a relaxing bus ride to Girona and Figueres. The tour was informative,comprehensive and enjoyable. Both Girona and Figueres were well worth visiting and we were glad we did.

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