THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

If you go: Barcelona

Email|Print| Text size +
March 13, 2005

How to get there

The lowest round-trip air fare between Boston and Barcelona at press time was $506 on Delta. Port Lligat is about 100 miles north of Barcelona.

Where to stay

Hotel Restaurant La Plaça
Sant Esteve 17 17462 Madremanya, Girona
011-34-972-49-04-87
e-mail: info@laplacamadremanya.com
www.laplacamadremanya.com

A fine base for a Dalí tour, La Plaça is a 14th-century farmhouse converted into an inn with a superb restaurant. It's in the village of Madremanya, small and peaceful, a good retreat after a Dalí day. Rooms from about $110.

Where to eat

Hotel Restaurant La Plaça
Madremanya's isolation means dinner alternatives are few. The multi-course, fixed-price dinner is about $45.
La Farinera
Passatge Farinera Teixidor 4 Girona
011-34-972-22-02-20

Housed in an old Modernista flour factory, it offers a fine lunch for about $11.

Hotel Mas de Torrent
17123 Torrent, Girona
011-34-972-30-32-92

For a splurge, try dinner at the restaurant in this hotel, a member of the Relais & Chateaux group. Fixed-price meals from about $75.

What to do

The three Dalí museums share the same website.
www.salvador-dali.org

Teatre-Museu Dalí
Placa Gala-Salvador Dalí, 5
17600 Figueres
011-34-972-67-75-00

A highlight of the museum is the jewelry Dalí designed. Ruby lips and pearly teeth aren't mere figures of speech here. Admission about $13.

Casa-Museu Salvador Dalí
17488 Port Lligat
011-34-972-25-80-63
pllgrups@dali-estate.org

Visits are by prior arrangement only. Admission about $10.

Casa-Museu Castell Gala Dalí
17120 Pubol (La Pera)
011-34-972-48-86-55

Admission about $8.

More information

Patronat de Turisme Costa Brava GironaAv. Sant Francesc 19 4r17001 Girona
011-34-972-20-84-01
www.costabrava.org

more stories like this

  • Email
  • Email
  • Print
  • Print
  • Single page
  • Single page
  • Reprints
  • Reprints
  • Share
  • Share
  • Comment
  • Comment
 
  • Share on DiggShare on Digg
  • Tag with Del.icio.us Save this article
  • powered by Del.icio.us
Your Name Your e-mail address (for return address purposes) E-mail address of recipients (separate multiple addresses with commas) Name and both e-mail fields are required.
Message (optional)
Disclaimer: Boston.com does not share this information or keep it permanently, as it is for the sole purpose of sending this one time e-mail.