Foix Castle

In the town of Pbol, a small municipality hidden inside the Costa Brava, hides a gothic-Renaissance fortification of century XI: the Castle of Pbol. Turned into center of the barony of Pbol, during years 70 it was residence of Salvador Dali, great the artists enamored with the Ampurdn. Residence of Salvador Dali But the castle mainly is known (and at the moment museum) for being the house of Salvador Dali, and hides a romantic history. In 1969, Salvador Dali promised Gallic his loved the purchase of a castle, and ended up buying the one of Pbol after he could not obtain nor to the castle d" Empord nor the castle of Foix. Nevertheless, the castle of Pbol was not in very good state, reason why great the artists ordered that the restoration works began, with the completely created inner decoration by the painter, so that the whole castle became a work hers that gave to Finery, that was buried in 1982 in a mausoleum of subterranean designed by its husband. Like incident in the house, in 1984 Salvador Dali were hurt seriously in a fire that made lose parts of the castle. It is excellent the fact that in the interior paintings can be seen and the drawings that Dal gave to Finery to expose in the castle, besides the sculptures of elephants of long legs that decorate the garden in full dress, a collection of suits of high seam, the swimming pool with busts of Richard Wagner and the furniture and the numerous objects with which they decorated the castle, as well as the mausoleum in full dress. The house-museum Gallic Castle Dal de Pbol, abierto to the public in 1996, allows to discover a medieval building where Salvador Dali made its creative effort thinking about a person: Finery. What can be seen? The building has three plants articulated from high a central patio and narrow and the facade is necessary to locate it in the period of maximum splendor of the barony of Pbol: second half of century XIV and principles of the XV.