Figueres
in Girona of Catalonia, Spain

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
42.266 and 2.962 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 42° 15' 59" and E 2° 57' 41"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque, Occitan
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:33 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Europe/Madrid
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:42 am and 6:21 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-43.750 and -176.800 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Tupuangi
References
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Discover Figueres

Figueres in Girona (Catalonia) with it's 43,330 citizens is a town in Spain about 368 mi (or 593 km) east of Madrid, the country's capital city.

Current time in Figueres is now 07:33 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Madrid with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 10 airports near Figueres, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Spain is Girona Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 44 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley in Andorra at a distance of 71 mi (or 115 km). The closest in Spain is Works of Antoni Gaudí in a distance of 72 mi (or 115 km), West. We discovered 5 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Vilabertran, Vilafant, Cabanes, Avinyonet de Puigventos and Vilamalla. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Hotel Peralada Wine Spa & Golf

Address
4,5 mi
Carrer Rocabertí, S/N
17491 Peralada
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Empordà

Address
0,8 mi
Avda. Salvador Dalí 170 -Ap.32
17600 Figueres
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel Pirineos

Address
0,5 mi
Avda. Salvador Dalí 68
17600 Figueres
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Plaza Inn

Address
0,1 mi
Pujada del Castell, 14
17600 Figueres
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Duran

Address
0,1 mi
Lasauca 5
17600 Figueres
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Duràn

Address
0,1 mi
Lasauca, 5
17600 Figueres
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Apartments Figueres

Address
0,2 mi
Terreres 35
17600 Figueres
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Rambla

Address
0,2 mi
Rambla 33
17600 Figueres
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Enginy Apartaments

Address
0,3 mi
c/ Tapis 13, cantonada c/ Caputxins,1
17600 Figueres
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Ronda Figueres

Address
0,4 mi
Avda. Salvador Dali, 17
17600 Figueres
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

La llevantada inunda la Rambla de Figueres

Published: November 30, 2014
Length: 59:03 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Tramuntana

Poc després de les 4 de la matinada els carrers de la Rambla de Figueres baixaven amb una gran quantitat d'aigua. Diumenge 30 de novembre de 2014. http://www.tramuntanatv.com ...


Les escoles de dansa de Figueres ballen pel Dalírium

Published: November 23, 2014
Length: 24:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tramuntana

Una dotzena d'escoles de dansa de Figueres s'han unit per fer una actuació conjunta a la Rambla. La companyia Agitart s'ha encarregat de coordinar-les. Una de les activitats del Dalírium...


Els Pastorets de Figueres fan 90 anys

Published: December 27, 2013
Length: 20:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tramuntana

Des de 1923 "El Primer Nadal dels Pastors" de mossèn Rossend Fortunet acompanya les festes nadalenques dels figuerencs. Aquestes imatges són de la representació del 26 de desembre de 2013....


Figueres ha renovat la Cavalcada de Reis

Published: January 06, 2014
Length: 42:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ajuntament de Figueres

Amb la direcció artística de Drakònia, la Cavalcada dels tres Reis a Figueres ha incorporat nous personatges com els carters voladors o la fada del Nadal. Hi ha hagut música, foc, xanquers,...


Els Pastorets de Figueres han recuperat dues àries i l'escena d'Herodes

Published: December 27, 2014
Length: 11:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tramuntana

El dia de Sant Esteve Els Pastorets de Figueres han ofert una representació especial on també han homenatjat tres components que fa 40 anys que hi participen. Josep Maria Cortada, Gerard...


El clown David Larible ovacionat a Figueres

Published: March 03, 2015
Length: 08:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tramuntana

El Festival Internacional del Circ Ciutat de Figueres ha portat el pallasso David Larible al Teatre el Jardí. Dues funcions amb un ple gairebé total. http://www.tramuntanatv.com http://www.facebo...


La cavalcada de Reis de Figueres canviarà el recorregut

Published: December 23, 2014
Length: 30:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ajuntament de Figueres

Les obres de l'esvoranc de la Rambla provoquen un canvi de recorregut de la cavalcada de Reis de Figueres que passarà per les places de Catalunya i del Gra. S'han presentat tots els actes...


Art & Dance actuant en el Dia de la Dona a Figueres

Published: March 08, 2014
Length: 32:59 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Tramuntana

Fragment de l'actuació dels alumnes de l'estudi Art & Dance de Bel González a la plaça de l'Ajuntament de Figueres. Un dels actes del Dia Internacional de la Dona organitzats pel Grup de...


Ja ha començat el Festival Còmic de Figueres 2015

Published: April 04, 2015
Length: 05:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Tramuntana

Figueres celebra el vuité Festival Còmic. Quatre dies de bon humor amb mim, monòlegs, acrobàcies, música i clowns. La gala Inaugural amb Carlos Latre, Less Bubb, Peyu i Acrobarouf ha donat...


La cultura popular a Figueres amb la primera Populària

Published: April 02, 2015
Length: 10:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tramuntana

Els dies 28 i 29 de març s'ha celebrat a Figueres la primera edició de Populària amb gegants, castellers, dansa, trabucaires i altres activitats. http://www.tramuntanatv.com http://www.facebook....


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Dalí Theatre and Museum

The Dalí Theatre and Museum, is a museum of the artist Salvador Dalí in his home town of Figueres, in Catalonia, Spain.

Located at 42.2681, 2.95944 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Art museums and galleries in Catalonia, Salvador Dalí, Biographical museums in Spain, Former theatres, Visionary environments, Art museums established in 1974, 1974 establishments in Spain

Alt Empordà

Alt Empordà ("Upper Empordà") is a comarca (county) in Girona, Catalonia, Spain, one of two into which Empordà was divided by the comarcal division of Catalonia in 1936.

Located at 42.2881, 2.93306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Alt Empordà

Vilanant

Vilanant is a town in the Alt Empordà comarca, in Girona province, Catalonia, Spain. It has a population of 328 people. The municipality covers an area of 17 km² and is located at an average altitude of 98 meters above sea level. Neighboring municipalities are to the north with Llers, to the east with Avinyonet de Puigventós, to the south with Borrassà and Navata and to the west with Cistella.

Located at 42.25, 2.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in the Province of Girona, Populated places in the Province of Girona

Muga (river)

The Muga is a river in Catalonia which rises in the Alberes mountains of the eastern Pyrenees and enters the sea at the Gulf of Roses. The river is 58 km long with its source below the summit of Montnegre (1,186m). The river passes through the village of Pont de Molins and passes through the Pantà de Boadella, where the river is dammed. The Muga Valley was entrusted to the County of Empúries by Ramon Berenguer III after being in the County of Besalú.

Located at 42.3138, 2.92846 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Catalonia

Vilacolum

Vilacolum is a little village 10 km on the sud from Figueres in

Located at 42.1943, 3.03634 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Alt Empordà

Avinyonet de Puigventós

Avinyonet de Puigventós is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Located at 42.251, 2.916 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in Alt Empordà

Borrassà

Borrassà is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Located at 42.225, 2.927 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in Alt Empordà

El Far d'Empordà

El Far d'Empordà is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Located at 42.254, 2.996 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in Alt Empordà

Fortià

The Formal Techniques Industry Association (ForTIA) aims to support the industrial use of formal methods under the umbrella organization of Formal Methods Europe. It was founded in 2003 through the initial efforts of Dines Bjørner and is currently chaired by Volkmar Lotz. Its scope is international and membership is by company. It organizes meetings, especially in conjunction with conferences, for instance, industry days at the FM conferences organized by FME.

Located at 42.245, 3.04 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Organizations established in 2003, Formal methods organizations, International nongovernmental organizations, Municipalities in Alt Empordà

Garrigàs

Garrigàs is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Located at 42.195, 2.955 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in Alt Empordà

Mollet de Peralada

Mollet de Peralada is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Web of the town hall

Located at 42.35, 3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in Alt Empordà

Pontós

Pontós is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Located at 42.1833, 2.91667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in Alt Empordà

Santa Llogaia d'Àlguema

Santa Llogaia d'Àlguema is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Located at 42.233, 2.95 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in Alt Empordà

Vila-sacra

Vila-sacra is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Located at 42.2667, 3.01667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in Alt Empordà

Vilabertran

Vilabertran is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Located at 42.2833, 2.98333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in Alt Empordà

Vilafant

Vilafant is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Located at 42.25, 2.95 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in Alt Empordà

Vilamalla

Vilamalla is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Located at 42.2167, 2.96667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in Alt Empordà

Siurana

Siurana is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain located just south of Figueres.

Located at 42.2083, 2.99167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in Alt Empordà

Cabanes, Girona

Cabanes is a municipality in the comarca of Alt Empordà, Girona, Catalonia, Spain.

Located at 42.3111, 2.97694 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in Alt Empordà

Peralada Castle

Peralada Castle is a castle in Peralada, Catalonia, Spain. A first castle was the seat of the medieval dynasty of the viscounts of Peralada, started by Berenguer, son of Ponce I, count of Empúries. During the French invasion of the Empordà, in the course of the crusade against Catalonia led by Philip III of France, the castle and the nearby buildings were set on fire and destroyed (1285). Remains of these original structure are in the upper part of the town.

Located at 42.3076, 3.01079 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
13th-century architecture, Castles in Catalonia

Rissec

The Rissec is an ampurdán river tributary to the west of the Daró river. Originating in Gavarres Mountains in the Els Àngels region, it empties into the Daró river in the municipality Corçà. During its course it is fed by the water from the Rodonell river and the Sant Pere creek.

Located at 42.257, 2.9115 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Catalonia

Figueres Vilafant railway station

Figueres Vilafant is a railway station near Figueres in the Alt Empordà county of Catalonia, Spain, on the LGV Perpignan–Figueres line. It opened on 19 December 2010. As of 12 January 2013 (2013-01-12), it is the last stop of both French SNCF TGV trains from Paris and Spanish RENFE AVE trains from Barcelona and Madrid. The Figueres Vilafant station is also connected to the Spanish broad gauge railway network.

Located at 42.2656, 2.94222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Catalonia, Figueres

Sant Ferran Castle

The Sant Ferran Castle (Catalan: Castell de Sant Ferran; Spanish: Castillo de San Fernando) is situated on a hill in Figueres, Catalonia at the end of Pujada del Castell. It is a large military fortress built in the eighteenth century under the orders of several military engineers, including Peter Martin i Cermeño Juan Martin Cermeño. It is the largest monument of Catalonia.

Located at 42.2736, 2.94639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Castles in Catalonia, Figueres

Figueres railway station

Figueres is a railway station on the R11 of Media Distancia of Renfe in Catalonia located on the eastern side of the historic Old Town center of Figueres in the Alt Empordà county of the Girona province. In addition to regional lines, the station is also a stopping point for long distance trains such as Talgo, Trenhotel, and Costa Brava l'Estrella. The station is on the line from Barcelona to Port Bou.

Located at 42.265, 2.96889 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Figueres, Railway stations in Catalonia

Siege of Figueras (1811)

The Siege of Figueras, which lasted from 10 April to 19 August 1811, saw the Spanish garrison of Sant Ferran Castle (San Fernando Fortress) led by Brigadier General Juan Antonio Martínez defend against an Imperial French force commanded by Marshal Jacques MacDonald and his deputy Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers. Martínez and his men held out much longer than expected but were eventually starved into surrendering the fortress, which was near Figueras.

Located at 42.2667, 2.96667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles of the Peninsular War, Battles of the Napoleonic Wars, Sieges involving Spain, Sieges involving France, Sieges involving Germany, Sieges involving Italy, Conflicts in 1811

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Фигерeс, Figueres, Фигерас