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Cadaqués

By Amy Adejokun Amy Adejokun Section editor

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Cadaqués is Dali's village! Nestled in the very heart of Cap de Creus, it was an unending source of inspiration for the most extravagant of the Surrealist artists. Dali often said that the Pyrenees ended in a "geological delirium in Cap de Creus". Any visitor of these parts will agree that the natural and striking contrasts that surround this little port have something magical about them.

Surrounding a small rocky bay, the white houses of the port are protected by the church of Santa Maria and have retained a great deal of authenticity. The reason why so many artists have been drawn to Cadaqués is to be found in the architectural qualities of the village: this small and secluded region boasts a mixture of Gothic and Baroque styles (as seen in the altarpiece of the church of Santa Maria) with a touch of art nouveau (like the Casa Serinyena for example).

In the 30s, Dali and his muse Gala set up residence in the small cove of Port Lligat, which lies next to Cadaqués. Many of Dali's paintings depict the small bay and its island, and you should definitely visit the great artist's house. You will find yourself immersed in Dali's universe and the intimacy he shared with Gala. However, remember to book in advance, as only 8 visitors are allowed at a time. All his life, Dali fought to protect the natural park of Cap de Creus, and discovering the region from his perspective provides a special understanding of the area and its qualities: it's a fun way of mixing culture and the local surroundings.

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Weather Cadaqués

These indicators are used as a set of criteria to predict overall weather conditions in Cadaqués . The different indicators are there to help you prepare for your trip to Cadaqués so you can make plans based on the weather forecast, whether it be a trip to the beach, walking, visiting attractions and museums or winter sports... Here you'll find a precise, overall weather score for each week in Cadaqués , which takes into account temperature indicators, bad weather predictions, sunshine levels and wind speeds.

Weather March
Overall rating 32/100
  • Temperature indicators 10% Very cold

    Maximum temperature not to exceed 16°C, the perceived temperature is <30°.

  • Bad weather indicators 58% Showers

    Showers - averaging between 2.5mm and 3.5mm per day.

  • Sunbathing indicators 50% Sunny intervals

    Cloudy with sunny intervals (40% to 60% cloud cover).

  • Swimming indicators 34% Chilly

    Sea temperature between 18°C and 20°C. Wind speed between 7 mph and 18 mph.

  • Wind indicators 66% Light wind

    Light winds (between 6mph and 12mph).

  • Humidity indicators 72% Normal

    Slight feeling of discomfort due air humidity registering higher than 65%.

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