Cadaques

Overview

Introduction

This whitewashed coastal gem looks more Andaluz than Catalan. Seen from the sea, dominated by its central church, it gleams like a reverse silhouette against a backdrop of dark slate-y terraced slopes dotted with silver-green olive trees. The town is filled with home-y cafes, art galleries and chic eating spots and its waterfront zigzags beside a series of tiny pebble beaches.

It stands at the southern side of the wild Cape Creus headland and access is by a single steep winding road that quickly becomes congested in summer. Nearby is the Port Lligat Casa-Museo of Salvador Dali overlooking a narrow turquoise watered inlet whose contours are etched precisely in the Tramuntana-clear air. It's easy to spot the influence this scenery had on so many of Dali's paintings.

Request Full Destination Guide

To request access to the full version of this destination guide, please provide your email address below. Your email address will only be used for verification purposes and will not be used for marketing purposes.

Email Address  


  Copyright ©2019 Northstar Travel Media LLC. All Rights Reserved.