There are three museums in the Costa Brava devoted to the life and work of Salvador Dalí and they’re known locally as the Dalí Triangle. The Teatre-Museu Dalí in Figueres provides a display of the breadth of his art and his consummate creative skill, whereas the Casa-Museu Castell Gala Dalí, northwest of Girona, reveals the artist’s complex personal relationship with his Russian wife and muse, Gala. Famously, he was only allowed to enter her home with permission; he repaid her with mischief by painting false radiators on the covers she had insisted he install to hide the real ones. You can also gain insight into the artist at Casa-Museu Salvador Dalí in Portlligat, next to Cadaqués, which was his only fixed home from 1930 until 1982, when he moved into Gala’s castle. The casa is a tortuous maze of a home made up of fishermen’s huts that were successively acquired and strung together.

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