The history of Cadaqués

History, legends, pirates, culture, artists.... 

Cadaqués History Tour.

What to discover in Cadaqués?

Would you like to know the secrets of this mythical place? Why  is it an artists place?   The old streets, the Jewish Quarter, Santa Maria’s Church, the watchtowers, … and much more to discover…

A walking tour into the old Cadaqués.

We will introduce you to Cadaquès  through a number of   unusual  stories, being able to travel along the  history of  the village  with  its myths and legends, involving  mermaids, pirates and witches. The village and the people, the  steep cobbled streets, the whitewashed houses,  the memory of so many famous artist who  flocked here  since nearly a century:Salvador Dalí, Luis  Buñuel,Pablo Picasso, Federico García Lorca, familia Pitxot, Marcel Duchamp…People who  helped  to  finally turn  this  secluded fishermen village into a tourist highlight.

Finally its unique architecture, its origins, its people’s life and habits, its evolution, the arrival of the tourists  … We will visit cultural and historical hidden corners of this town  up to the original fortresse, the Baluard..
The visit is enriched  by a number of  old photographs of the sites you visit.

Duration:  1,5 h.

Price of the tour: 60 €.

Price per  person : 15 €  (mínim 2 people)

Dont' forget!  good shoes, hat, water and want to discover.


historia-i-cultura-ok.png

History and culture

animals-ok.png

Animals

artistes-ok.png

Artists

edifici-historic-ok.png

History Buildings

esglesia-ok.png

Chruch

grups-ok.png

Groups 

guia-local-ok.png

Local Guide

paisatges-ok.png

Landscape

cadaques-capdequers-ok.png

Cadaqués Capdequers

Do you have any question?

* Required fields

>> Platja Es Portal, harbour beach, main entrance in the castle walls

>> Si no fos Bench, old bridge linking the new with the old Cadaqués

>> Noaus Gateway, Gateway to the Castle.

>> Es Call, Jewish quarter.

>> Mermaid,  a stone mosaic by fishermen, history and legend.

>> The Synagogue, up to the fifteenth century

>> Santa Maria Church, burned and looted by pirates.

>> Sa Plaça, only place within the walled village

>> Es Baluard, watching towe

>> Casa Serinyana o Casa Blaua, Indians history

Do you have any question?

* Required fields

Schedule

MONDAY NO
TUESDAY  18 h
WEDNESDAY  18 h
THURSDAY  18 h
FRIDAY NO
SATURDAY 18 h
SUNDAY NO

Do you have any question?

* Required fields

Cadaqués history

 

la-historia-de-cadaques-amb-les-seves-hi

 

MEETING POINT   Infront Tourist Office· Platja Gran, 17488 – Cadaqués.
FINAL POINT   Casa Blaua.
DURATION   2:00 h.
DIFICULTY  low.
DISTANCE   1,5 km discovering history.
AGE RECOMMENDED   From  7 years old.

Do you have any question?

* Required fields

The best of the tour...

>> Visit the well preserved Jewish Quarter.

>>.Discover where is the “Cadaqués mermaid”

>> the ancient walls and the massive watchtower of The Baluard.

>> The baroque altar of the Santa Maria’s Church.

>> The baroque altar of the Santa Maria’s Church.

>> Traditional  architecture


 


Do you know that...

>>Cadaqués was a village of fearless seame on their "latin" boats, for many centuries they lived out fo the navigation and of vineyards

>> until the phillxera arrived

>>Prominent figures as the Pirate Read beard, King Ferdinand the Catholic, or Queen of Hungary landed Cadaqués harbour.  

 

Do you have any question?

* Required fields