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Private Salvador Dali Day Trip to Figueres and the Costa Brava from Barcelona

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Barcelona, Spain
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icon11 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travellers
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Get an insider’s look at the life of Salvador Dalí as you visit his hometown of Figueres and the Costa Brava region, where he spent most of life, on this full-day private guided tour from Barcelona. Explore the life of this famous surrealist at the Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres in the morning, then spend your afternoon in one of Dalí’s favorite places, the Costa Brava, where depending on the time of year you’ll either visit the town of Cadaques (winter) or Palamos (in summer). Your private tour also includes round-trip transport from your hotel and entrance tickets at the Dalí Theatre-Museum.
  • Full-day Salvador Dali tour from Barcelona to Figueres and the Costa Brava
  • Visit the Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres—perfect tour for Dali enthusiasts
  • Enjoy the Mediterranean in either Cadaques or Palamos, towns where Dali spent time
  • Private English-speaking guide provides personalized attention
Salvador Dalí fans and art lovers are sure to delight in this private full-day exploration with a guide of his birthplace of Figueres and the cities of his favorite region, the Costa Brava. Receive personalized attention from your private guide as you discover the places and creative inspiration of this one-of-a-kind artist.

Start your day with a pickup at 8:30am from your hotel in central Barcelona, continuing by private minivan or sedan to Figueres, the home town of Dalí and the site of the Dali Theatre-Museum. Stop by the artist’s birthplace on Monturiol Street, then head to the museum, where you’ll find an expansive collection that explores the fantastical mind of this creative genius, spanning architecture, sculpture, paintings and plenty of “surreal” surprises. 

Leaving Figueres, your next destination will vary depending on the time of year. For those taking the tour between September 16th and June 30th (winter), you’ll head to some of the old stomping grounds of Dalí, including the picturesque seaside city of Cadaqués, a village of whitewashed houses and stunning coastal views, along with Port Lligat and Cap de Creus. Those taking the tour between July 1st and September 15th (summer) will explore Dalí’s Pubol Castle before heading to Palamos, a hidden gem of the Costa Brava. See the Itinerary details below for more information about each trip option.

This private tour is hosted by a professional guide. Please list any special interests you have (art, architecture, history, culture) at the time of booking to alert your guide, who will then prepare for your private tour.

Itinerary

September 16 - June 30 (Winter):

Head to the beautiful coastal village of Cadaqués. Famous for its white-washed Mediterranean houses, narrow shady streets and sandy bay, Cadaques is one of the most picturesque villages on the Costa Brava. The dramatic drive there, which offers some of the best views in Catalonia, will be one of the most memorable highlights of your day trip. Enjoy your lunch in a local restaurant in Cadaqués (own expense). In the afternoon, travel just a few minutes up the coast to the even-smaller village of Port Lligat, the place where Dalí built a house and found the peace that truly inspired him. He lived here from 1930, and the house still contains his original furniture and decoration. Then head to Cap de Creus, the most easterly point of mainland Spain and one of the most starkly beautiful coastal landscapes in the country.

From July 1 – September 15 (Summer):

Go to another of Dalí’s creations, Pubol Castle in the village of the same name. You’ll have time to eat lunch on your own in Pubol before visiting the castle, which he gave to his wife in 1970. In mid-afternoon, your tour will continue to Palamos, a rare hidden spot still found on the Costa Brava. Dalí visited this area several times in the 1930s, and it’s easy to see why, with its location on a beautiful bay.

Please note: Dali House will be closed from the 1st of January to the 4th of January and from the 11th of January until the 11th of February. It is still possible to see the house from the outside.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Dali Theatre-Museum
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Dali-Gala Castle Museum-House (Castell de Pubol)
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Explore Catalunya
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Iglesia de San Pedro
Admission Ticket Free
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private Salvador Dali Day Trip to Figueres and the Costa Brava from Barcelona?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Private Salvador Dali Day Trip to Figueres and the Costa Brava from Barcelona.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Private Salvador Dali Day Trip to Figueres and the Costa Brava from Barcelona?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
See all safety measures taken by Private Salvador Dali Day Trip to Figueres and the Costa Brava from Barcelona.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Private Salvador Dali Day Trip to Figueres and the Costa Brava from Barcelona?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Private Salvador Dali Day Trip to Figueres and the Costa Brava from Barcelona.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Salvador Dali Day Trip to Figueres and the Costa Brava from Barcelona?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Private Salvador Dali Day Trip to Figueres and the Costa Brava from Barcelona.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Private Salvador Dali Day Trip to Figueres and the Costa Brava from Barcelona?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Private Salvador Dali Day Trip to Figueres and the Costa Brava from Barcelona.

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Great Day trip from Barcelona
E9550FXkarend
, Sep 2019
So glad we booked the private tour to the Dali Museum and House. Learned so much from our tour guide, Anna, about Dali and his works. Cadaques is a beautiful seaside town. We had time to stop for lunch at one of the restaurants overlooking the water. Highly recommend this tour.
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The Museum is wild fun and the trip...
Sandra H
, Oct 2017
The Museum is wild fun and the trip to the fishing village over the mountains was breathtaking. No Costa Bravo tour however so mis-represented on that front.
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Our tour guide Matthias was not only...
Eric A
, Sep 2017
Our tour guide Matthias was not only incredibly knowledgeable about Dali and the history of the towns we traveled to but also was a really cool, laid back and enjoyable person to spend the day driving around with in the gorgeous countryside and seaside. He felt like a family member. Definitely recco
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Amazing tour!! The tour guide...
hellophoebe33
, Apr 2017
Amazing tour!! The tour guide (Andrick) totally made the tour unforgettable for us! He is very well knowledged, speaking perfect English, very flexible to our requests, having a real passion for Catalan. I would recommend this private tour (and Andrick) to everyone thinking about a day trip.
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Best tour guide ever: Ana. We filled...
PHILIP G
, Sep 2016
Best tour guide ever: Ana. We filled all of our expectations and more.
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This tour was actually cancelled due...
src1040
, Aug 2016
This tour was actually cancelled due to illness of tour guide so we went with a small bus tour and had a wonderful tour. Veronica was especially knowledgeable and we all appreciated her insight!!
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Feliciano was simply amazing!!! He...
Jason E
, Dec 2015
Feliciano was simply amazing!!! He was very knowledgeable about Dali and about Spain. It was a delight to have him show us around. Everything about this tour is amazing. The trip and time spent in Cadaques was the highlight of the trip. Highly recommend this tour, and Feliciano, anytime.
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We loved our tour of the Dali...
Margo G
, Oct 2015
We loved our tour of the Dali Theater museum in FIGUERES, his home in Cadaques, and the rugged Costa Brava scenery. Our guide, Alexandra, was especially great - bright, very knowledgeable and an adept driver! It was a pleasure to spend the day with her. We'd highly recommend this tour.
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Anna did an amazing job as our tour...
brock
, Aug 2015
Anna did an amazing job as our tour guide. Her knowledge of Dali was excellent. It was like traveling with a friend. I highly recommend the local tour company.
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Our tour guide was excellent. He...
Terry G
, May 2015
Our tour guide was excellent. He gave us all the juicy scoop on Dali and Gala. We had a great seafood lunch in Cadaques. It was a lot of driving, but well worth it..

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