Welcome to Figueres


Beyond its star attraction, busy Figueres is a lively place with a couple of interesting museums, some good restaurants, pleasant shopping streets around Carrer de Peralada, and a grand 18th-century fortress. It’s well worth staying to see the town breathe after Dalí day-trippers board their buses at sundown.


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$91.24 Cultural & Theme Tours

Girona, Figueres, and Dali Museum Full-Day Tour from Barcelona

Leave central Barcelona by air-conditioned coach and travel to north Catalonia to the walled city of Girona, on the Onyar River. As you travel, hear how Girona became one of Spain’s most prosperous cities in medieval times: a wealth that saw the construction of its beautiful Romanesque and Gothic buildings. After roughly 1.5 hours, arrive in the city and stroll around the Old Town with your guide. Delve into the old-world streets and Jewish Quarter, home to one of Catalonia’s most significant Jewish communities in the Middle Ages. See the baroque Cathedral exterior and admire the views of Girona’s pastel-colored houses perched along the Onyar’s banks. Then, after free time for lunch (own expense), continue by coach to Figueres, the birthplace of 20th-century Spanish artist, Salvador Dalí. On route, hear Dalí's extraordinary life story and learn how the moustachioed genius remodeled Figueres’ Dalí Theatre-Museum from the town’s original Municipal Theater. Admire the museum’s striking Dalí-esque façade and then head inside to view its collections of Dalí’s art, before seeing some of his stylized jewels at the neighboring Dalí Jewels exhibition. Wrap up with some free time to explore Figueres on your own before your tour ends back in Barcelona.

$109.72 Cultural & Theme Tours

Girona and Figueres Small-Group Tour Including Dali Museum

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Plaza de Cataluna, Barcelona, CataloniaThis tour will start from your accommodation in Barcelona. Your guide will pick you up at any apartment or hotel in Barcelona, you are staying in. Please, make sure to specify the exact adress of your accomodation when booking. After the pick-up is completed, you will head to the first destination of your tour. Stop At: GironaYou will start the day in the historical centre of Girona, where the relics of its Roman and medieval past coexist with the present, offering an image full of contrasts. With its beautiful scenery and medieval feel, it is no wonder that Girona was chosen to be the setting for several important scenes in the popular television series “Game of Thrones”. Duration: 3 hoursPass By: Girona Cathedral (Catedral), Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaIn the ancient part of the city you will admire the Girona Cathedral. Built between the 11th and 19th centuries, it includes various walls and spaces in different styles , from a Romanesque monastery to a Baroque façade. . Its most strikng feature is the 23 meters wide nave, the largest of its kind in the world.Pass By: Patronat Call de Girona, Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaYou will stroll in the Jewish Quarter, one of the most emblematic spaces. Get lost in a maze of alleyways and patios that keep the aura of medieval times. It is one of the best preserved Jewish quarters in the world and an evident example of the importance of the Jewish culture in Girona.Pass By: Onyar River, Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaThe colorful façades of the houses on the shores of the Onyar River, that goes through the city, and engender this warm atmosphere and symbolic images of Girona. You will also enjoy beautiful panoramic views, either from the top of the medieval walls or from the various bridges that connect the two parts of the city.Pass By: Eiffel Bridge (Pont de les Peixateries Velles), Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaOne of the bridges, we will get to see while being in Girona, is ne designed by Gustave eiffel in 1877. The modern aspect of the bridge contrasts sharply with the old buildings of the city.Pass By: Figueres centreAfter visiting Girona, we will get back on the road to reach Dali's birthplace: Figueres, a small town near the border of France. Follow the artist's footprints through the streets and corners that marked his formative years.Stop At: Dali Theatre-Museum, Figueres, Province of Girona, CataloniaIn Figueres, Dali left his marks in his own museum, built upon the ruins of the old municipal theatre. The building is considered as the largest work of surrealist art in the world. Plunge deep into the painter's creative mind by visiting the museum and experiencing a comprehensive collection of the peculiar exhibitions. Get prepared to be amazed by this inspiring piece of art, that definitley will mark your day.Duration: 2 hours

$158.80 Cultural & Theme Tours

Dalí and Costa Brava Tour from Girona

This guided day tour (up to 7 passengers) around the Alt Empordà (Girona) will take you from place to place in a full equipped modern van (aircon, cold water) and provides the perfect opportunity to explore the scenic and picturesque Costa Brava North where Dalí lived and painted, his Theatre-Museum in Figueres and The Natural Park of Creus Cape. The tour departs at 8.30am from your Hotel or apartment in Girona and starts the journey going to Dalí’s Theatre-Museum in Figueres, “the world's largest surrealist object”. Built in 1974, the Dalí Theatre-Museum is considered to be the last great work of Salvador Dalí. Everything in the museum was designed by the artist to give visitors a real experience of his life. This visit lasts approximately 2 hours and the includes a tour of Dalí Jewels Collection; precious stones and 39 gold jewels of the Owen Cheatham collection. There are also drawings and paintings on paper that Salvador Dalí made for the jewels designs. Dalí’s Jewels are also on show, which represent an extensive collection made by the artist between 1941 and 1970.The tour leaves Figueres at 11.00 am and stops in the Natural Park of Creus Cape, a peninsula located at the far northeast of Catalonia, just 16 miles south of the French border. The cape lies in the municipal area of Cadaqués. The peninsula has an extraordinary landscape that is a very rocky dry region, with almost no trees, in contrast with a seaside full of minuscule creeks. The mountains are the eastern foothills of the Pyrenees, the natural border between France and Spain. You will then return to your hotel.

$161.69 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Girona and Figueres Tour from Barcelona

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Plaza de Cataluna, Barcelona, CataloniaThis tour will start from your accommodation in Barcelona. Your guide will pick you up at any apartment or hotel in Barcelona, you are staying in. Please, make sure to specify the exact adress of your accomodation when booking. After the pick-up is completed, you will head to the first destination of your tour. Stop At: GironaYou will start the day in the historical centre of Girona, where the relics of its Roman and medievval past coexist with the present, offering an image full of contrasts. With its beautiful scenery and medieval atmosphere, it is no wonder that Girona has been chosen to be the setting of various scenes in the popular series 'Game of Thrones'. Duration: 3 hoursPass By: Girona Cathedral (Catedral), Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaIn the ancient part of the city, you will admire the Girona Cathedral. Built between the 11th and 19th centuries, it includes various walls and spaces in different styles, from a romanesque Monastery to a Baroque façade. Its most strikng feature is the 23 meters wide nave, the largest of its kind in the world.Pass By: Patronat Call de Girona, Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaWe will stroll in the Jewish Quarter, one of the most emblematic spaces of the city. Get lost in the nave of alleyways and patios that maintain the aura of medieval times. It is one of the best-preserved Jewish quarters in Europe and an evident example of the importance of the Jewish culture in Girona.Pass By: Eiffel Bridge (Pont de les Peixateries Velles), Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaOne of the bridges, we will get to see while being in Girona, is ne designed by Gustave eiffel in 1877. The modern aspect of the bridge contrasts sharply with the old buildings of the city.Pass By: Onyar River, Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaThe colorful façades of the houses on the shores of the Onyar River, that goes through the city, and engender this warm atmosphere and symbolic images of Girona. You will also enjoy beautiful panoramic views, either from the top of the medieval walls or from the various bridges that connect the two parts of the city.Pass By: Figueres centreAfter visiting Girona, we will get back on the road to reach Dali's birthplace: Figueres, a small town near the border of France. Follow the artits' footsteps through the streets and corners that marked Dali's formative years. Stop At: Dali Theatre-Museum, Figueres, Province of Girona, CataloniaIn Figueres, Dali left his marks in his own museum, built upon the ruins of the old municipal theatre. The building is considered as the largest work of surrealist art in the world. Plunge deep into the painter's creative mind by visiting the museum and experiencing a comprehensive collection of the peculiar exhibitions. Get prepared to be amazed by this inspiring piece of art, that definitley will mark your day.Duration: 2 hours

$68.14 Day Trips & Excursions

Barcelona to Girona, Fugueres and Dali Museum Full-Day Trip

Discover the most outstanding attractions near Barcelona with our tour to Girona and Figueres in a comfortable VIP Class bus. You will enjoy its historical and heritage wealth with our guide who will accompany you throughout the tour. With our guided walking tour around Girona you will discover its historic city with traces of many civilizations that maintains one of the best preserved Jewish quarters in Europe. The walking tour of an hour and a half will take you to know the main thing to see in Girona as the colorful houses on the banks of the River Onyar, one of the most representative images of the city, and such emblematic monuments as the Monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants, the Basilica of Sant Feliu, the Arab Baths and the Cathedral of Girona. Once in Figueres, you will enjoy a walking guided tour to see the house of Salvador Dalí, the church of San Pedro and Dali Theatre and Museum as the tickets to the Dalí Figueres Museum are included. Inside the Museum you will immerse yourself in the special and amazing universe of Dalí and you will be able to admire the most important collection of works and jewels of the great artist of Figueres.

$138.59 Cultural & Theme Tours

Barcelona to Figueres and Pubol Small-Group Full-Day Dali Tour

Get picked up from your Barcelona hotel or apartment at approximately 9am and hop into the private vehicle for the journey to Figueres, a small town near the French border and the birthplace of Salvador Dalí.Explore the streets where Dali spent his early years, as well as some of the places he frequented as an adult. Then visit the Dalí Museum (own expense), which the artist designed himself on the ruins of an old municipal theater. This is the most complete collection of Dalí's work, and the museum itself is considered 'the largest surrealistic object in the world'.Climb back into your vehicle and travel to Púbol, where you will visit the Dalí-Gala Castle Museum-House (Castell de Pubol). This magnificent building was home to Dalí and his wife and muse, Gala. Gala spent time at the castle every summer from 1971 to 1980, and Dalí agreed not to visit without her advance permission. When Gala died in 1982, Dalí moved into the castle himself for two years. Gala is buried at the castle inside a mausoleum crypt, designed by Dalí.At the end of the tour you will be driven back to your hotel, arriving at approximately 7pm.