Travel Blogs from Figueras
A bit of a side trip from Barcelona for a couple of nights in Figueres the home for some time of Dali. After a two hour train journey towards the French border I arrived at this lovely town now mostly known for Dali. He was born not far away and restored the theatre Museum in his own style and then added his treasures! To say it is …
Next day - same clothes!
Left the hotel (washed undies drying in the back of the car), went down to admire the view @ Calella de Palafrugell - gorgeous scenes looking over the cove, houses set into the hillside, boats on the water, crystal clear water of many blues.... stunning. Took photos... and headed off back to Begur.
... br> Not the best start to the day. We got another set of tickets for €16 and headed to Girona on the 11.16am train.
Things are looking up though. Our host Sara is really nice and Girona is a pretty place. Should be a good rest of the day.
Lesson learnt - keep margin at large stations especially if you are new to ...
... city's patron saint. To celebrate their victory the French soldiers desecrated the tomb of St. Narcissus. A vast swarm of flies appeared from the tomb and attacked the soldiers. According to Bernat Desclot, a monk from Ripoll who recorded this event in 1288, the flies entered the nostrils and the anuses of the horses, which drove them so crazy that they fainted and fell. The casualty was calculated up to 4,000 horses and ...
Today was one of those serendipitous moments in time where one thinks "Life can't much better than this"! A day-outing to the Costa Brava seashore, wending through high, windy mountain roads, through tiny stone villages and eventually out to the beautiful coast at Llafranca.
Dionis, the innkeeper where we are staying, suggested a driving route so ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Duran Figueras
great hotel in a geeat location in a great place for Dali lovers!!!!!
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