SANT FERRAN'S CASTLE IN FIGUERES
TEMPORARY SCHEDULE DUE TO HEALTH CIRCUMSTANCES (COVID-19):
Opening Hours from September 1st to October 30th: from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed on Mondays except for holidays.
Admission times: Up to 1 hour before closing
TYPES OF VISIT
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
|Follow the signposted numbers. (It takes between 45 minutes to 1 hour). NO BOOKING NEEDED|
|Guided visit in the interior part of the fortress. It takes between 1 hour and 1 hour 15 minutes. A minimum group of 25 people or corresponding amount. PRIOR BOOKING IS NEEDED (Call 972 506 094)|
|A conventional visit adapted for schoolchildren. It takes between 1 hour and 1 hour and a half. A minimum group of 29 students or corresponding amount. 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 12 years old. PRIOR BOOKING IS NEEDED (Call 972 506 094)|
THE WATER CATHEDRAL IS SUSPENDED
AS A RESULT OF THE CURRENT HEALTH SITUATION (COVID-19) THE ACTIVITY THE WATER CATHEDRAL IS SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
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)|
NOSTÀLGIC SANT FERRAN IS SUSPENDED
AS A RESULT OF THE CURRENT HEALTH SITUATION (COVID-19) THE ACTIVITY NOSTÀLGIC SANT FERRAN IS SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
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
TELEPHONE: 972 506 094 (DURING OPENING TIMES)
BOOKINGS BY E-MAIL ARE NOT ACCEPTED
SPECIALIZED BOOK SHOP
LARGE PARKING ZONE WITHOUT ATTENDANT