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Costa Brava and Dali - Full Day

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Discover the most beautiful places in Costa Brava, explore its picturesque fishing villages, walking along the round road by the sea you will enjoy the charm of these landscapes. Visit the beautiful city of Figueres and the famous Dalí Theatre-museum, which harbors the largest collection of art that represents the artistic evolution of Salvador Dalí

Highlights

  • Enjoy the landscapes of the Costa Brava, considered one of the most beautiful areas of Catalonia.
  • Discover the beautiful villages of Calella de Palafrugell, Llafranc and Pals, located in a unique environment.
  • Visit the Dalí Theatre-museum, in figures, which harbors the largest collection of works by this genius of surrealism.

Included

  • Air conditioned motor coach.
  • Assistant on board.
  • Radio guide system.
  • Bilignual guide: Guided walking Tour in Calella de Palafrugell, Llafranc and Pals.
  • Entrance fee to Theatre-Museum Dalí and “Dalí Joies” (Dalí Jewels).

Excluded

  • Food and drinks, unless specified.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.

Please Note

  • Departure time: 08:00 AM / Check in Time: 07:45 AM
  • This tour is bilingual, English and Spanish.
  • As the tour includes walking tours, we recommend to use comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • For your comfort, a radio guide system is offered during the tour, in groups of more than 5 people.

Essential Information

  • This tour starts from Julià Travel Gray Line Spain office at: Carrer de Balmes nº 5, Barcelona.
  • Print your voucher and give it to your guide. E-voucher accepted.
  • Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour begins.
  • Julià Travel Gray Line Spain contact: 0034 93 317 64 54 / incoming@julia.net
  • Cancellation policy: a 100% cancellation penalty applies if cancelled 24 hours or less prior to travel date or in case of no-show

On this tour we will visit the coastal area of Girona, named a 100 years ago as Costa Brava. The name is due to its unique rocky, rugged and cut shape coastline, composed of small coves surrounded by pine forests and lapped by crystal water. Later in the afternoon we will have the opportunity to visit de Dalí Museum in Figueras.

We will take the motorway and around 09:45am we are going to arrive in Calella de Palafrugell, a small fisherman’s village that still retains today the traditional appearance of the past. It is a village of great beauty in both architecture and landscape. The town, splashed with small bays, becomes a fusion of land and sea that is an incomparable setting. We will have free time to explore the village, enjoy the scenery and for sure, take great photographs.

Later, we will start walking along Camino de Ronda, which is going to lead us to the neighborhood town of Llafranc. We will hike about 30 minutes, suitable for all ages, easy terrain for everyone. The “Camino de Ronda” borders all the Costa Brava and was used to control the maritime smuggling. Today, thanks to this, you can discover beautiful spots that wouldn’t be otherwise accessible. Llafranc is also a small, elegant and captivating seaside town, with all the delightfulness of the towns on this coast.

Back to the bus, we will go to Pals, a town located inland and on the top of a hill. The location is entirely built into an ancient medieval village. The enclosure is crowned with a cylindrical tower from the XII century, visible from far away. It has an excellent terrace that offers stunning views of the Costa Brava and its immediate surroundings. Walking through the cobbled streets you will feel like you have gone back in time. Take time to appreciate the round arches, facades with pointed windows arches and stone balconies, all perfectly restored.

At the fixed time we will go back to the bus to continue our way to Figueres, which is located 30Km away from Girona. In Figueres there is the Dalí Theatre-Museum which holds the biggest collection of artwork that represent the artistic evolution of Salvador Dalí, from his origins to his latest works that are considered the top of the Spanish surrealism. The heart of the museum is the town's theatre that Dalí knew as a child. It was where one of the first public exhibitions of young Dalí's art was shown. The old theatre was burned during the Spanish Civil War and remained in a state of ruin. In 1960, Dalí and the mayor of Figueres decided to rebuild it as a museum dedicated to Dalí. When we arrive to Figueres we will go straight to the Dalí Museum. After a small introduction about the history of the museum and Dali’s live and career, you will be given plenty of free time to explore the museum and also Figueres by yourself. At the fixed time we will take the bus back to the centre of Barcelona.

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