The House

Poet and author Robert Graves (1895-1985) lived in Deià, Mallorca, from 1929 until his death. He is buried under a great cypress tree in the lovely churchyard next to the church.

His house in Deià was acquired by the Fundació Robert Graves and has been refurbished and adapted for visitors. It opened to the public in the summer of 2006.

The Visit


The Foundation

Fundació Robert Graves

The Foundation

The Robert Graves Foundation, in which the Government of the Balearic Isles and the Deia Town Hall participate, owns and maintains the house open to the public and its aim is to disseminate the cultural heritage that the author created on Mallorca through visits to the house, conferences, and resources for schools.

Robert GravesBiography

His Biography

Robert von Ranke Graves (Wimbledon, July 24, 1895 – Deia, December 7, 1985). Poet, writer, novelist, remembered for I, Claudius, Goodbye to All That, his love poetry, and as a poet of First World War. He came to Mallorca in 1929, and remained there to his death. He is buried in the Deià graveyard.

Robert Graves works

His Works

Robert Graves considered himself first and formost a poet. He wrote novels and an non-fiction on subjects which interested him. He published over 140 books: on mythology and on poetry, historical novels, translations, biographies, childrens stories, and many collections of poems.

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Bookings and Contacts

Depending on the demand we reserve the right to filter in non-booked visitors as space becomes available. When making a booking, please add your requested time of arrival in “Message”.

SUMMER (1st April to 31st October)
Monday to Friday 09:30 to 16:30 (last visit 15:50)
Closed: Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays

WINTER (1st November to 31 March)
Monday to Friday 09:00 to 16:00 (last visit 15:20)
Closed: Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays

Due to scheduled school visits, La Casa de Robert Graves will be closed to the general public on the mornings of the following dates:

  • April 15, Monday.
  • April 16, Tuesday.
  • April 17, Wednesday.
  • April 18, Thursday.
  • April 24, Tuesday.
  • April 26, Thursday.
  • April 29, Monday
  • May 10, Friday
  • May 24, Friday
  • If you wish to visit us in the afternoon of one of these dates, please contact us in advance. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

    Normal entrance fee 10.00 €
    Retirees and students 7.00 €
    Children under 12 years old (accompanied) 5.00 €
    Groups of over 10 persons 5.00 € each

    To arrange group visits please contact in advance. As from the Easter vacation, school visits will be reduced to Thursdays.

    In the unlikely event that at the time you wish to visit, a group booking has been made, or that we might be closed due to major maintenance, please phone +34 971 636 185 during opening times or e-mail:

    • The visit is self guided. Laminated description sheets are provided for each room and for the garden. The tour takes some forty minutes.
    • No tripod or flash photography is permitted in the house.
    • No smoking inside any of the buildings.
    • Please switch off mobile phones during the film projection and when visiting the house.
    • The film can be listened to in the following languages: Spanish, Catalan, English, German. A subtitled version in English for those hard of hearing is available.

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      How to get there

      • Bus route 203 from Palma, Valldemossa or Sóller. Stops: Deià or s’Empeltada. For timetables see: Transport públic de Mallorca
      • By car. The closest parking to the Casa de Robert Graves is next to the bus stop at s’Empeletada (four minute walk). Visitors with reduced mobility may be dropped off by the front gate.
      • An eight minute walk from Deià by the footpath next to the road.
      • GPS Coordinates: Lat 39°45’10.72″N; Long 2°38’50.11″E