SANT FERRAN'S CASTLE IN FIGUERES

OPENING HOURS

WINTER- AUTUMN SEASON

(from the last Sunday of October until the last Saturday of March)

10:30 to 15:00 h

(We are closed at Mondays)

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EASTER

(Tuesday - Sunday)

10:00 to 20:00 h

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SUMMER SEASON

(from 1st July until 15th September)

10:00 to 20:00 h

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REST OF THE YEAR

10:30 to 18:00 h

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Closed at 1st January, 6th January, 25th December and 26th December

Last permitted entry: 1 hour before closing

TYPES OF VISIT

IMPORTANT WARNING

 

GIVEN ITS HUGE DIMENSIONS, VISITS TO THE MONUMENT ARE DIVIDED IN TWO DIFFERENT BLOCKS, INDEPENDENTLY AND COMPLEMENTARY. ONE TYPE IS DONE IN THE INTERIOR PART AND THE OTHER TYPE IS DONE IN THE EXTERIOR PART AND IN THE UNDERGROUND PART.

THE INTERIOR PART

INDIVIDUAL VISIT
Follow the signposted numbers. (It takes between 45 minutes to 1 hour). NO BOOKING NEEDED
CONVENTIONAL VISIT
Guided visit in the interior part of the fortress. It takes between 1 hour and 1 hour 15 minutes. A minimum group of 35 people or corresponding amount. PRIOR BOOKING IS NEEDED (Call 972 506 094)
SCHOOL VISIT
A conventional visit adapted for schoolchildren. It takes between 1 hour and 1 hour and a half. PRIOR BOOKING IS NEEDED (Call 972 506 094)

EXTERIOR PART AND UNDERGROUD AREAS

THE CATHEDRAL OF THE WATER
An active visit that runs around the fortress’s ditch (2’500 meters), with a guided visit on board the off-road vehicles. The visit includes the countermine’s underground galleries and the fortress’s water tanks, explored with a pneumatic boat. The visit takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes to 1 hour and 45 minutes. It is a suitable activity for school groups with children older than 10 years old. PRIOR BOOKING IS NEEDED (Call 972 506 094)
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF THE CATHEDRAL OF THE WATER


The Cathedral of the Water is an active visit, carried out with off-road vehicles and pneumatic boats. No special physical conditions are required and visitors choose to take part under their own responsibility. Nevertheless, people suffering the following symptoms won’t be able to do this visit:

 

-         Claustrophobia and difficulty in dark and narrow spaces

-         Lack of mobility and strength in the lower and upper extremities

-         Pregnant women

 

Children under 3 years old will sit on the lap of the responsible adult, without taking a seat and they are not allowed in the boats. They won’t pay ticket entrance. Other children under 18 years old may visit under the supervision of responsible adults and won’t be allowed to go on the tour on their own. Visitors will need to follow the guide’s instructions at every moment.

NOSTÀLGIC SANT FERRAN
A guided visit with off-road vehicles around the ditch of the fortress. The visit is similar to The Cathedral of the Water tour but without the underground areas (countermine’s galleries and water tanks). This is recommended to people with reduced mobility or for people with difficulty being in narrow and dark spaces. The visit takes around 1 hour and a half. PRIOR BOOKING IS NEEDED (call 972 506 094)
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF THE NOSTÀLGIC SANT FERRAN

Nostàlgic Sant Ferran is a visit carried out with off-road vehicles. No special physical conditions are required and visitors choose to take part under their own responsibility. If there are children under 18 years old there will be the same conditions as in The Cathedral of the Water visit.  

INFORMATION AND BOOKING CENTER

TELEPHONE: 972 506 094 (DURING OPENING TIMES)

BOOKINGS BY E-MAIL ARE NOT ACCEPTED

SERVICES

SPECIALIZED BOOK SHOP

LARGE FREE UNATTENDED CAR PARK AREA FOR CARS AND BUSES