Fodor's Expert Review Castell Gala Dalí - Púbol

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The third point of the Dalí triangle (along with the Teatre-Museu Dalí and Casa Salvador Dalí - Portlligat, his summer house) is the medieval castle of Púbol, where the artist's wife and perennial model, Gala, is buried in the crypt. During the 1970s this was Gala's residence, though Dalí also lived here in the early 1980s. It contains paintings and drawings, Gala's haute-couture dresses, and other objects chosen by the couple. It's also a chance to wander through another Daliesque landscape, with lush gardens, fountains decorated with masks of Richard Wagner (the couple's favorite composer), and distinctive elephants with giraffe's legs and claw feet. Púbol, a small village roughly between Girona and Figueres, is near the C66. If you are traveling by train, get off at the Flaçà station on the Barcelona–Portbou line; take a taxi 4 km (2½ miles) to Púbol. 

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Púbol-la Pera
Púbol, Catalonia  17120, Spain


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Rate Includes: €8, Hours and opening days vary month to month, Booking tickets in advance (online) is essential.

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