Culture

Art, landscape, nature culture, tradition

Museums

For those who wish to know the cultural offer of Cadaqués is recommended to visit the Municipal Museum of the city, Casa Salvador Dalí Museum and Cap de Creus space.

 

CADAQUÉS MUSEUM

The Cadaqués Museum is dedicated to artists and pictorial themes that have been or are related to the town and its history. Offer, throughout the year various exhibitions so that visitors can learn more about the culture from Cadaqués.

Stand out among all the exhibitions, those engaged in the Empordà genius Salvador Dalí and dealing with the biography of the painter and his work. Exhibitions are as diverse as the same personality and genius is precisely where lies the success of this museum is surprising its visitors.

The Cadaqués Museum has an important collection of works by artists who have somehow been linked to Cadaques either because they have inspired, have lived there or worked there have a special love. So, include artists such as Bravo Arranz, Salvador Dali, Richard Hamilton, Ignacio Iturria, Elisha Meifren Josep Niebla, Carlos Pazos, Antoni Pitxot, Angel Planells, Joan Josep Tharrats ...

Address: C / Narciso Monturiol nº15

Tel / Fax: (972) 25.88.77 - museucadaques@gmail.com

 

Timetable

Open from monday to sunday

* Opening times vary depending on the year, or the exhibition season.

 

SALVADOR DALI MUSEUM HOUSE

The current House-Museum in Portlligat (Cadaqués) was the only stable home of Salvador Dalí, where he usually lived and worked until 1982 with the death of Gala, took up residence at Púbol Castle .

In 1930 Dali settled in a small fisherman's hut in Portlligat attracted by the landscape, the light and the isolation of the place. From this initial construction, for forty years he created his house. As he described it, was "like a true biological structure ... Each new pulse in our life has its own new cell, a room".

To visit the house-museum of the painter must be booked either by telephone or email and agree on a day and time of visit.

Phone for reservations (0034) 972 25 10 15. pllgrups@fundaciodali.org

The visits are organized in small groups and last approximately 50 minutes.

For more information: http://www.salvador-dali.org/museus/casa-salvador-dali-portlligat/info-practica/

* Important: once the agreed appointment, visitors must pick up tickets at the box office an hour before the visit, because otherwise the booking will automatically lose.

 

SPACE CAP DE CREUS

To conclude the visit Cultural nothing better than visiting the Cap de Creus Area that is located inside the lighthouse at Cap de Creus which dates from 1853 and is also considered the second oldest lighthouse in Catalonia. Therefore, it pays to enter.

Space Cap de Creus is a scientific space that explains the geological evolution, plant and animal this environment.

The geological beauty of Cap de Creus fascinated by the uniqueness of forms that we see both rocks and plants. In addition, the strong north wind and the sea are the main agents that have modeled this area, including trees due to wind pressure always are faced south.

In short, walk through the nature reserve of Cap de Creus is to attend a spectacle of millions of years of evolution, a show that no one can miss.

 

Timetable

Open from march to october

“ESPAI CAP DE CREUS” BROCHURE