Castle of Cap Roig

Castle of Cap Roig

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Castle of Cap Roig

Calella de Palafrugell - Girona

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Castle of Cap Roig

Tthe Castle of Cap Roig, in Calella de Plafrugell, was built by Colonel Nicolas Woevowsky, surrounded by Botanical Garden which was built thanks to the wife of the colonel, Dorothy Woevowsky.

The story that tells this castle, was in 1927 the marriage came from London in search of a life in a paradise like the Costa Brava. Nicolas, who was an amateur architect, realized the plans and built the mansion, now known as the Castell de Cap Roig. Dorothy, who in London was the owner of a furniture shop, took care of the interior decoration.

Near the castle, we find Cala Massoni, where Dorothy, swam and sunbathe and since then, is known in this small cove as the bathroom of the Russian.

He currently belongs to Fundació Caixa Girona which they decided to use it to exhibit sculptures by contemporary artists, such as Plensa, Corberó and Berrocal, among others. A prestigious music festival has been held since 2001.

Discover this castle full of history while you enjoy the [item_link = 1111, c =, t = title] Cap Roig Botanical Garden. [/item_link]



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