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did I make a mistake?

scottsdale,az
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did I make a mistake?

I booked a 2 night side trip from Barcelona at hotel Vistabella (in Roses). I booked the penthouse because it looked nice, but am having regrets.

we will have a car and plan on going to Figurines to see the Dali theater. I was also interested in seeing his house in Cadaques. The other place I would like to go is Girona to see the call.

we are drawn to the water, so I originally wanted to be on the sea, but that was before i planned on seeing Girona.

any thoughts?

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1. Re: did I make a mistake?

Many years ago, before moving to Barcelona, I did spend a couple of weekends in Roses, exploring the area and it was fine. No idea about that particular hotel, I mean staying in Roses as a base.

However, 2 nights may not be enough for all you want to see, 2 nights mean only 1 full day. If you plan carefully, you may squeeze all Dali sites in that full day (mind the spelling, the museum is in Figueres). You can do a short visit to Girona or your way to or from Roses. The other way you can drive by the coast (Palamos, Begur...)

Bon viatge!

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2. Re: did I make a mistake?

As Belsaita said, two nights is short for what you want to see, but it's doable. Figueres on the way up for the Dali Museum - an afternoon is enough. Then across to Roses for the evening. If Google has the right link, Vistabella is nicely located between the Canyelles beaches - there are a few restaurants around this area close to the sea. Next day Cadaques for a day would be fine. Then the following morning head to Girona (about an hour on faster roads). Certainly enough for a taster for Catalonia - there's a lot more possible with more time.

Edited: 07 January 2014, 17:03
scottsdale,az
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3. Re: did I make a mistake?

I know i could do a lot more with more time, but ...

I was thinking we'd leave early from barcelona, walk through the the Call in girona, see the jewish museum there, and grab lunch, then go to roses. day 2- up early, go to Figueres (sorry about my atrocious spelling, but rest assured it's bad in all langues) head over to Cadaques in the afternoon. I was not planning on spending a lot of time in Cadaques except for the Dali house. What would you guy suggest as the things we should do?

I wonder if staying in Girona or Figueres would be better. I originally thought about staying in Cadaques so we could be by the water, but was underwhelmed by the accomodations.

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