This excursion takes you to the famous Salvador Dalí Museum in Figueres and the charming medieval city of Girona. The tour is a perfect combination of one of the best art museums in Spain and the interesting historic city of Girona.
A private bus and a guide will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the Salvador Dalí Museum in Figueres. Salvador Dalí was born in Figueres and designed the museum himself, creating what is described as the world’s biggest surrealist object. Entering the museum means entering the surrealist world of Salvador Dalí. In the patio you are welcomed by a limousine, a Roman column made out of car tires and a boat with an umbrella! The museum holds a spectacular collection of Dalís works of art dating from different periods of Dalí’s enormous artistic production.
The art collection contains both paintings, drawings, sculptures, installations, etc. Among the most famous works are paintings like The Smiling Venus (1921), Girl from Figueres (1926), Galarina (1945), Soft Self Portrait with Grilled Bacon (1941) and Nude Gala Looking at the Sea who at 18 Metres distance looks like the President Lincoln (1975).
You will have a guided tour in the museum but also time on your own to explore this extraordinary museum. After the visit, there will be time to have a coffee while enjoying the city life of Figueres in one of its many cafées, look at the local shops or walk the city's rambla.
Next stop is continue to the medieval city of Girona - a walled city with a well-preserved medieval city center. The city was built by the Romans and became a key city in the Kingdom of Aragon and Catalonia in the Middle Ages. The impressive cathedral of Girona has the widest nave in a gothic church in the world.
In Girona you your personal guide will show you the cathedral, the city walls and the Jewish Quarter. Also, explore the Arabian baths, the Romanesque churches and the beautiful plazas.