Tue, Thu, Fri & Sat at 7.30 am
6 hours approx.
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  • The Dalí Museum Tour by high-speed train
  • The Dalí Museum Tour by high-speed train
  • The Dalí Museum Tour by high-speed train
  • The Dalí Museum Tour by high-speed train
  • The Dalí Museum Tour by high-speed train
  • The Dalí Museum Tour by high-speed train
  • The Dalí Museum Tour by high-speed train
  • The Dalí Museum Tour by high-speed train

The Dalí Museum Tour by high-speed train

Overview

Overview

Sit back and relax as AVE high speed train takes you to the Dalí Museum in no time. Discover the truth behind Dalí’s famous quote ‘The difference between a madman and me is that I am not mad’. The Dalí Museum will reveal the secrets from conscious-unconscious going beyond the obvious

Tour Details

  • When: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 7:30 am. From 1st of April to 1st of November
  • Duration: 6 hours approx.
  • Language: English.
  • Price includes: Licensed guide, taxis, train tickets and fast track entrance to the Dalí Museum
  • Transport: AVE high-speed train and taxis
  • Itinerary: Pick up at hotel in Barcelona > Sants Train Station > 140 Km by AVE high-speed train > Figueres-Vilafan Train Station > Dalí Museum Guided visit> Return to Sants Station by AVE high-speed train.

Why do our customers book this tour?

  • You are back in Barcelona in time for lunch.
  • Fastest and most comfortable transport: the AVE high-speed train.
  • Less time getting there and more time to visit the Dalí Museum.
  • Skip the line at the Dalí Museum and be early, before the crowds arrive

What's included

  • Pick up at hotel in Barcelona
  • AVE high-speed train and transport to each site
  • Skip the line and entrance fees to the Dalí Museum
  • Free time in the Dalí Museum

What's not included

  • Return to the hotel, the tour will end at Barcelona Sants train station.

Please note

  • This tour involves some walking.
  • This is not a wheelchair accessible tour.
What will I see?

What will I see?

No matter what you know already, this provocative surrealist painter will surprise you. The genius of Salvador Dalí was cultivated in L’Empordà and Costa Brava terrain, in the centre of which is his Figueres, his birthplace and home to the Dalí Theatre-Museum.

The Dalí Museum

The Dalí Theatre-Museum of Figueres offers a unique experience of being able to observe, live and enjoy the work and thought of one of the most extraordinary minds of the 20th century. It contains the broadest range of works spanning the artistic career of Salvador Dalí (1904-1989), from his earliest artistic experiences and his surrealist creations down to the works of the last years of his life.

Salvador Dalí decided, early in the 1960’s, to construct his museum inside the ruins of the old Municipal Theatre of Figueres which had been destroyed in the Civil War. Everything in it was conceived and designed by the artist in order to offer visitors a real experience of getting inside his captivating and unique world. Therefore, the Dalí Theatre-Museum has to be seen as a whole, as the great work of Salvador Dalí.

AVE High-speed train

Enjoy the journey from Barcelona to Figueres with the AVE high-speed train. It only takes 50 min to cover 140 Km (87 miles), which will allow you to be back in Barcelona in time for lunch!

What to expect

What to expect

Meeting point

A hybrid ecotaxi will pick you up at your hotel or outside the apartment at 7h30

Why 7:30 am?

You will have time to rest at the train. This is the best schedule so you can enjoy the Dalí Museum and be back for lunch.

Itinerary

  • Pick up at your hotel by hybrid ecotaxi to Barcelona Sants train station
  • Train from Barcelona to Figueres and the Dalí Museum
  • Skip the line and guided visit in the Dalí Museum
  • Free time at the Dalí Museum
  • Train back to Barcelona and end of the tour in Barcelona Sants train station

Guide

Discover Barcelona by the hand of a friendly and knowledgeable guide.

Transport

AVE high-speed train and taxis

  • This is the best way to get to Figueres because it is fast, in comfort and an environmental friendly tour.

How large is the group?

The absolute maximum is 20 people.

Will I hear the guide easily?

Yes, we use a radio-guide whisper system. You will listen to the guide directly from your earphones.

Additional information

  • Secure and easy booking
  • Instant confirmation
  • All departures are guaranteed
Departure point

Departure point

A hybrid ecotaxi will pick you up at your hotel or outside the apartment at 7h30

Reviews

Reviews

Check our reviews and see what our customers say about this tour.

Posted by Diane - 12 Sep 2016

“The Dali train trip was well orchestrated.” 5/5 stars
Our trip was carefully executed and no detail left to chance. The taxi was prompt and efficient, Carla a d Claudia were welcoming and carefully explained the procedure. Laura boarded the train the stop prior to our stop and led up the rest of the way. Laura was always pleasant and taught us so much more than we could have otherwise learned. I recommend this excursion to everyone.
Reviewed on Get Your Guide by Diane, from USA

Posted by Tamara N - 23 Jun 2016

"Salvador Dali Museum." 5/5 stars

We really enjoy our tour to the Dali Museum. The guide was very entertaining and gave us a very good idea of Salvador Dali's personality and life's work. She made us laugh with her tongue in cheek humor! Salvador Dali designed this very quirky and immersive museum making it quite entertaining.

Reviewed on tripadvisor by Tamara, from Texas, USA

Posted by Michelle - 05 May 2016

We had a wonderful time. Jessica is a fantastic guide. I know she must have to go through the same material over and over, but she managed to make everything sound fresh and exciting. She provided many lively anecdotes and gave me a new perspective on Dali.

Everything was exceptionally organised by your group and it was a great tour. You were recommended by an Australian friend who did the tour a year ago. She was certainly right and we will highly recommend your tour to everyone.

Best,

Michelle, Australia
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Posted by Karen & George - 26 Apr 2016

Terrific tour! We live near the St Petersburg, USA, Dali Museum and are members. Today's guide, Jessica, was one of the best we've had in a lifetime of travel and visiting art.

Thank You all for smooth arrangements and very fine guiding.

Karen & George
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Posted by Garry G - 25 Jul 2015

"One of the best!" 5/5 stars

We decided to book this tour as we would be back in Barcelona by 1.30pm and all other tours to the Dali museum took a whole day. We were picked up by taxi from our hotel at 7.30am and taken to the train station where we were met by a representative of the company who made sure we boarded the correct train. We went by high speed train to Figures where our guide Jessica met us and gave us one of the best experiences we have had with guides!

Organizing a guide for this museum is a must, as the whole place comes to life in greater depth as we shared Jessica's passion for Dali, his life, perspective on life and work – particularly useful as my husband was totally clueless about Dali and usually adverse to visiting 'arty' museums – he has now become a fan! Our guide's anecdotal stories really brought this place to life! We highly recommend this tour.

Visited July 2015
Reviewed by Garry G from Brunei on tripadvisor

Posted by mmc0408 - 26 May 2015

"Dalí Museum Tour" 5/5 stars

What a well-organized tour! Our taxi picked us up at the hotel at the time set and we were met at the train station by Carla. She showed us where to get coffee and some snacks, as we requested and then escorted us to the security line for our train. She explained exactly what we would experience at the station and on the train. She handed us our tickets and we were off.

The fast train only stopped once before arriving and that's where our guide, Jessica, got on and introduced herself. We met our driver who took us the short distance from the station to the museum.

The museum and the separate room of jewels were both included in our ticket purchase. They are both stunning and to listen to Jessica describe Dali, Gala and all that was going on at the time was such a treat. For instance, the story behind the diving suit perched on top of the museum is something I'd never heard before and shed light on Dali and his genius. Dali wanted this museum to house only things by himself and those he respected that he thought were worthy. I think he got it right!

Not being familiar with train travel in Spain, we really appreciated the door to door service. This is a well-run operation with the right attention to detail!

Review by mmc0408 from Atlanta, USA, on tripadvisor.

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