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Day of arrival of the group, transfer to the villa and welcome by FIL Mediterranen. Dinner and overnight.
”From ultralocal to universal ” was a famous phrase of the most universal genius Salvador Dalí. In this empordian landscape he found the inspiration to define what was for him the most universal language is the simplest. we will go closer to visit the most intimate place of Salvador Dalí and Gala’s life: the Castle of Gala that has been become nowadays a Museum to understand their local lifestyle among their worldwide fame.
The Empordà is a frontier region that fascinates because of the landscape, the Mediterranean light, the tranquillity of the villages and the people. The light attracts the artists, and also the balance between sea and mountains and the centenary stone houses. The Empordà is full of Catalan and international artists who have chosen this region for its special charm. They are our ambassadors. Afterwards, we will move to l’Escala, a traditional fishing village where we will enjoy with a delight tapas lunch in reformed Oil Mill becomed now a restaurant with traditional Mediterranean gastronomy. After the lunch, we will be hosted by Caius, an old inhabitant from the Roman times who will come along with us to this stunning Greek and Roman sightseeing of Empúries Ruins. Last but not least, an inspirational stroll through the coastal path of Empúries with some of the best sea views of Costa Brava.
The Old Quarter or Barrio Viejo de Girona is one of the most evocative of Europe, with unique monumental elements on the continent. It is bounded by the so-called Paseo de la Muralla, the walkway of the old Carolingian walls (s. IX) and the low average age (s. XIV and XV). Its monuments include the Call (old Jewish Quarter of the best preserved in Spain); and the famous and colourful houses along the river Onyar, and above all is the cathedral, a very large single nave, which is the widest in the world in Gothic style. After the tour, and still in Girona, we will do a private lunch in one the best secreted places of Girona . An experience that you will never forget!
Great artists of the avant-garde of the early 20th century, such as Picasso or Chagall, have been reflected in his works the light, the architectural geometry and the bohemia of Cadaqués, a town in the eastern end of the Iberian peninsula, which was the summer residence of masters of surrealism as Salvador Dali and Marcel Duchamp.With its white houses in contrast with the blue of the sea, this fishing village of the region of Girona is one of the most special places of the Mediterranean. We will discover it through a woman ambassador and then, we will be delighted by the gastronomy of one of best restaurant, that is now owned by the inheritors of Ferrán Adriá chef from el Bulli Restaurant.
An experience in the middle of nature, surrounded by the inspiration that generates the nature & its flat fields of Empordà. A nice combination of blue sky, wind & landscape!The proposal is to visit a winery, with spectacular views of the Empordà plain and take your time to write and generate fluidity and inspiration: an unforgettable environment to experience the nature, the earth and the sky.
This property is owned by a young leaders of two sisters who are inherited its family, in particular their grandfather. They will host us and will explain how they work to keep the tradition and modernity in the current times in this small area of the region.
This benedictine monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes is located in the town of Port de la Selva in the north-east past of the region. Built at the foot of the mountain of Verdera below the ruins of the castle of San Salvador, it enjoyed an exceptional view on the bay of Roses and the Creus Cape the northeast part of the Iberian peninsula. It is a historical building with hidden secrets and mysteries and place of pilgrims along of the centuries.
We will visit with a local guide who knows every hidden place of this unique monastery. Afterwards you will have time to inspire and take time to relax and write. At midday, we continue the itinerary to the closest village where we will have lunch in a fishing restaurant. In the afternoon, an international painter artist of the region will host us and guide to see his outdoor work: the painted dock of the harbour and his atelier.
An itinerary to discover the region’s natural, cultural and human attractions through activities that help connect you with your conscience. Continue to discover the inner self as you explore the region and its main attractions through different techniques to awaken the feminine energy.