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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Popped in for a Guitar recital. Beautiful church with very ornate Altars. Great views from outside the church.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Martin H
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

i wandered through the streets to find this quaint church. Well preserved churches with shrines. One has a modern art piece that is somewhat Daliesque....well after all ee are in Cadaques. Worth a visit. They have concerts here in summer...check the tourist office for info.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is a gorgeous church in the heart of Cadaques. My wife and I were pleasantly surprised to find a meditation space complete with zafus set up in a side chapel. After a long day of driving and walking, a 20 minute unplanned meditation session...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Tengri
Reviewed 7 August 2016

It is all about the altar. Put one Euro in the slot and sit back and admire the workmanship in front of you. This is a memorable church. Not a masterpiece but thought provoking.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank willferris
Reviewed 6 August 2016

on top of the town, with a very nice view across the bay, if you are looking to kill time before lunch or after to digest the great food, it's a nice stop!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank alain P
Reviewed 31 July 2016

A very prety church in a beautiful seaside town. You'll need to pay 1 Euro to see the alter light up (if someone else hasn't already done so) but it's well worth it.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Russell F
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Went here as we had met an artist who painted the surrealistic tribute to Dali in the chapel on the left. Got a guided tour by a lovely old man who went out of his way to speak Spanish and slowly so my wife could...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Grant W
Reviewed 25 July 2016

If in Cadaques, go to the church. The altar is worth the visit alone. You can pay a euro and have them turn on the lights for a few minutes (7 i think) should it be dark inside. Pretty impressive for such a diminutive church...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank RCJO
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Come to see the altar for yourself. It is impossible to describe. Stay and pray. If you can attend a concert here, as we did, it is priceless!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Meg H
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This white stone, fisherman's church has dominated this lovely Costa Brava village since the 13th century. It was mostly destroyed in 1543 and then rebuilt and renovated almost every century since. Inside are ornate, baroque homages to Jesus, the Virgin Mary and others. They are...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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