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The Costa Brava, the birthplace of Salvador Dalí

Written on : 12 September 2022
By : Yane Gendrot

The Costa Brava of Dalí

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 Costa Brava, the birthplace of Salvador Dalí

The Dalí House Museum in Portlligat

The Costa Brava, the birthplace of Salvador Dalí

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

The Costa Brava, the birthplace of Salvador Dalí

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

The Costa Brava, the birthplace of Salvador Dalí

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