The Cadaqués Pirates

A treasure hunt  meant for the whole family.

A game to share knowledge on the tracks of the pirates who passed through this town. Decode the treasure's plan which will lead you to the pirate place, where a mysterious pirate message will teach you the way to the treasure.

Many people remember the pirate “Barbarossa” as a fantasy character, but for the  Cadaqués villagers the famous pirate  and his brother are  still in its painful memory: 

Their attacks terrorized people for many years on the Mediterranean coast. Hayr-ed-din known as “Barbarossa” got into Cadaqués in 1543 and during 15 days he devastated the village. Before leaving, he burnt the Santa Maria Church and its archives.

Cadaqués Pirates Treasure hunt tour allowing you to discover through a game the world of Pirates, Sailors, Merchants, Corsairs and what they meant in this town.

Timing: 4 h.

Price of the treasure hunt*: 15 €/ per persona.  (includes map, tracks and treasure)

*the activity will be done under a minimum of 3 families or 12 people

Don't forget to ! well shoes, hat, sun filter, water ready to imagine and play.


Local Guide

Treasure hunt

Marines, pirates  and corsairs

Landscapes

Scene

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Crossing points

 >> Platja Es portal (Natural port beach, main gate to Cadaqués old town)
>> Walls and access gates to Cadaqués Castle (2 watchtowers and 4 gates to the old town)
>>The fishermen’s Mermaid in stone mosaic (history and legend)
>> Santa Maria’s Church (Burned and looted by pirates)
>>Cap de Creus Old Road to Cala Nans (Riba des Pitxot, Pius V Oratory, and Trenches).
>>Cove Sa Sebolla ( where existed an old lime kiln)

>> Cala Nans lighthouse (fishermen do “calar Nanses” a type of fishing)
>> Port Alguer cove ( here landed  the Alghero King, from Sardinia)

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Schedule

SHEDDULE
SUNDAY 09.30 h

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METTING POINT   Platja Es Portal. look for the oxide iron
ENDING   Dock of Pordoguer.
DURATION   4 h.
DIFICULTY   Low-medium.
DISTANCE   2,5 km walking and by boat looking forward the Pirate Treasure 
RECOMMENDED AGE   From 5 to 12 years.

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