This town is as eclectic as Dali. No wonder he wanted to build his museum here.
It was a bit hot, but we were warned in advance, and we had a great day, including a fantastic outdoor Paella and Sangria lunch in the center of town. You can see the main square behind hubby and our tween:
While somewhat similar to other Spanish towns we have seen Figueres has a personality all its own:
Finally we came to the street with the Dali museum, and there was no question in our minds which building was the museum.
And for those who like a bit of the traditional Spanish architecture, there was a church – the church in which Dali was baptized as a boy.
When our days adventure had finally come to an end, and we returned to get our car from the underground lot. Here is what we found for entry. I find it a bit creepy, how about you? Actually, now that I look at the photo, it doesn’t look so creepy, but somehow, walking down a flight of stairs in an empty field felt creepy.
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