Figueres

 

Figueres is located in the centre of Alt Empordà region in the north of Catalonia. Is main attractions  are its landscape, culture and history. Figueres is just fifteen kilometres away from the Mediterranean Sea, at the foot of the Pyrenees and surrounded by three nature parks. You'll be fascinated by the Dalí Theatre-Museum, both inside and outside, and by other museums, such as the Toy Museum of Catalonia, the Museum of Empordà, the Electricity Museum and the  Empordà Technical Museum.The castle of Sant Ferran is the largest fortress in Europe. In order to discover the secrets of the surrealistic world of Salvador Dali and the history of the town, there is nothing better than indulging in one of the many guided tours such as  La Figueres de Dali, Nadalí, or the Civil War tour. You will experience the dynamism of the town with the International Circus Festival, the Music Festival Acústica or the Figueres Comedy Festival  among others. You'll be amazed by the cuisine, a mixture of tradition and creativity,consisting of sea and mountain ingredients, not to mention the excellent wines of the Empordà with their designation of origin: D.O Empordà. Figueres is waiting for you!