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Discovering Dali's costa brava

Written on : 21 February 2022
By : Marie Chavanon
Discovering Dali's costa brava

The Costa Brava remains one of the most beautiful seaside destinations in the Mediterranean, and one to which people never fail to return. It has turquoise coves framed by hills of pine trees and rocks, fishing villages combining authenticity and trendy addresses, Dalinian eccentricities and Catalan traditions.

Discovering Dali's costa brava

The Costa Brava will forever be associated with the epic of the great master of surrealism, Salvador Dalí. The Catalan genius was born in 1904 and died in 1989 in Figueres. If you want to get acquainted with his whimsical world, don't miss the famous "Dalinian triangle", the artist's three mythical places in the region. 

The Dalí House Museum in Portlligat

The Dalí House Museum in Portlligat

In 1930, Salvador Dalí bought this old fisherman's house near Cadaquès and transformed it into a surrealist labyrinth, which he decorated with numerous objects. He left it when Gala, his muse and wife, died in 1982.
Address: Platja, 17488 Port Lligat, Girona

Púbol Castle or Gala Dalí Castle

Púbol Castle or Gala Dalí Castle

Púbol Castle was a gift from Dalí to his wife, decorated in a romantic style. This charming place is also the site of Gala's mausoleum.
Address: Gala Dali, s/n, 17120 Púbol, Girona

Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres

Built within the walls of the old municipal theatre, this museum is in the image of its author, surrealist. An invitation to dive into the delirious universe of Dalí. Drawings, sculptures, paintings and also jewellery... More than 1500 works are exhibited in this temple of Dalinian creativity. 
Address: Plaça Gala i Salvador Dalí, 5, 17600 Figueres

Whether you are an art lover or not, one thing is sure you will be amazed by the surreal world of Dalí!

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