Esglesia de Santa Maria, Cadaques

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Situated in the heart of Cadeques's old town, Esglesia de Santa Maria is the town's parochial cathedral. Built in the late Gothic style of the mid-16th century on the highest point of the historic nucleus, the cathedral stands out amid the winding, narrow streets that surround it. The pure white facade is typical of Costa Brava architecture, and features a wrought-iron door bearing symbols of the town and the sea. Visits are allowed only during Saturday evening and Sunday morning masses, but you can peek in at the altarpiece from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., and 4 to 4:45 p.m. every day. The Cadaques International Music Festival often holds classical music concerts here in the summer; contact the tourist office for information and tickets. For Esglesia de Santa Maria and beyond, use our Cadaques road trip website to get the most from your Cadaques vacation.
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  • Easy to get to, on pedestrian streets. It is requested one euro for the visit. A great view...
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  • Stepping out to this church, the landmark of the city, is definitely worth it, because inside there is an amazing altar, which is worth seeing. It is an unforgettable experience when it comes to lighting, even with regard to outdoor temperatures.
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  • At the top of badaquez is this stone church with a single nave and contains many niches with beautiful portals. Very overwhelming the chapel of the Most Holy, The altarpiece of the main altar, which stands out in the face of the outer sobriety, is dedicated to the Virgin of Hope, it is Baroque style, very labored and impressive. In addition from the Square opposite there are beautiful views of the Bay. Visit highly recommended
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  • Beautiful 16C church with a stunning viewpoint above Cadaques looks over the town and the sea. When we were there there was classical guitar playing under the trees which made it very atmospheric. Church interior is dominated by a huge gilded 18C altarpiece which, when lit (coin in the slot donation) is quite amazing. Quite a stiff walk uphill to the church over the old slate pavements from the shoreline but it really is worth the effort.
  • Lovely church, the walk up to the church it's self is wonderful and the views from the church are beautiful. We'll worth a visit.
  • A little walk to climb to this church, which from the outside is nothing exceptional. And arrived in front, too bad, it is open only for worship on Sunday morning 10h. You have to pay €1 to illuminate the background, and it is worth the detour, it is beautiful (see photo).
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  • Lovely Place in Cadaqués, beautiful village, streets, beach, food and if you go out of season because much better without massification. A few years Ago we were unable to enter the village in the summer, there was no fit and the police had the cut road and it was turning. It Should be taken into account
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  • Nice Church and beautiful view since. Unfortunately we were unable to enter the Church. Not accessible this season. Possible to illuminate the Interior for €1 it's beautiful, I regret not being able to enter.
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