Figueres is located in the north-eastern Catalonia. With a population of 45.000 inhabitants, is the largest city near the border with France, and organized a major communications node which make the entrance and stopping point for travelers and tourists who enter and leave the Spanish State. Located in the center of an extensive fluvial plain, Figueres is the capital of the Alt Empord, econmicocomercial and cultural center. The tourist vocation of the region makes Figueres in the heart of the Costa Brava, one of the most important tourist areas of Catalonia. Its geographical and strategic position make it an important communications hub with great accessibility. The passenger can go directly by road or rail. Road access is via the A-7 motorway (exit lane 4, Figueres south if coming from Barcelona, exit No. 3 and if coming by France) of the N-II and the N-260 from Portbou . As regards the railway station is located in the city center and it stops all the trains of the international line Barcelona-Portbou/Cervera, the units that make direct bridge with Barcelona, and trains with destination in Madrid and elsewhere in the state. It is anticipated the arrival of the TGV (high speed train) to join, quick and convenient, Figueres with the main Spanish and European cities. Opposite the train station is located to the bus station is a stop international routes as well as arrival and departure of buses from the Catalan regional lines.

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