Four museums of Catalonia, which are located by the sea
What do the sea and art have in common? And the fact that they fill our soul. Today we have collected for you the best cultural spaces of Catalonia, which are located by the sea, so that you can enjoy the culture, the smell of the sea and the music of the waves.
Casa-Museu Salvador Dalí
Of course, one of the most famous museums on the seaside is Salvador Dalí’s house-museum in Portligat. This is a picturesque fishing house where the artist lived and worked from 1930 until Gala’s death in 1982. Inside, it is a labyrinth with many small rooms in which you can see unusual objects collected by Dali.
- Address: Portlligat
- Entrance fee: 11 EUR
The Palau Maricel is one of the most iconic buildings in Sitges, an architectural gem known for its covered gallery with panoramic views of the Mediterranean. The luxurious halls of the palace can be visited as part of the guided tours organized by the museums of Sitges every Sunday.
- Address: Carrer de Devallada, Sitges
- Entrance fee: 6.40 EUR
Vil la Museu Pau Casals
The house of the famous Catalan cellist Pau Casals has been transformed to his house-museum. It was originally conceived as a small summer house, but over the years it was gradually transformed into a luxurious building with its own garden, concert hall and several halls for exhibitions of the art collection.
- Address: Av. Palfuriana, 67, Sant Salvador (El Vendrell) (Baix Penedès).
- Entrance fee: 6 euros.
Biblioteca-Museu Víctor Balaguer
The library-museum, founded in 1884 by the politician and writer Viktor Balaguer, houses a rich collection of books and works of art that he collected throughout his life. In addition, he received interesting specimens as gifts from prominent personalities. The art funds of the museum consist of more than 8000 exhibits. The permanent exhibition highlights the collection of works of art from the 19th and 20th centuries, which, thanks to their value, made the Balaguer Museum part of the National Art Museum of Catalonia.
- Address: Avinguda de Víctor Balaguer, s / n, Vilanova i la Geltrú (Garraf)
- Entry cost: 3 euro