Guide to Figueres, Catalonia, Spain

Guide to Figueres


Figueres, situated in Catalonia, Spain, is a town known for its cultural and historical attractions. Most notably, it's the birthplace of Salvador Dalí, and the Dalí Theatre-Museum is a significant draw for art lovers. The museum houses an extensive collection of Dalí's works, providing a deep dive into the artist's surreal creations. Besides the art scene, Figueres boasts a well-preserved medieval old town with narrow streets and landmarks like the Sant Pere Church.
Practically, Figueres is easily accessible by train from Barcelona in less than two hours.

Its central location makes it a convenient base for exploring the Costa Brava coastline and the Empordà region, known for vineyards and olive groves.
Food enthusiasts can enjoy local Catalonian cuisine in Figueres, with dishes like paella, fideuà, and Catalan cream available in many restaurants. The town also offers shopping opportunities for those interested in local crafts, wines, and traditional products. In summary, Figueres is not just a destination for Dalí fans; it's a practical and welcoming town for anyone wanting to explore Catalonian history and culture.

Maps

Google map Figueres

Map Dali triangle shows Dali museums near Barcelona

dali-triangle_map

Related pages:

Pictures Dali museums
Biography Salvador Dali
Dali musuems near Barcelona
Day tour Girona + Dalí museum Figueres
Day tour Girona Dalí Museum

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