Tarragona is a city that stands out for its impressive archaeological heritage and its Roman history. Among the main tourist attractions are the amphitheatre, the Roman circus, the forum and the aqueduct, all declared World Heritage by UNESCO. In addition, the beautifully preserved medieval old town with cobbled streets, the impressive Gothic cathedral and a wide gastronomic offer and nightlife make Tarragona an essential visit for travelers visiting the Costa Dorada.
Tarragona is about 12 kilometers from Sangulí Salou, making it an easily accessible excursion and highly recommended for anyone wanting to discover the history and culture of the region
TOURIST ACTIVITIES IN TARRAGONA
EXPLORE THE HISTORICAL CITY
Tarragona is a city that has a lot to offer in terms of history and heritage. One of the main tourist attractions of the city is the impressive Roman amphitheatre, one of the archaeological gems of the region. Built in the 2nd century AD, this amphitheater was used for gladiator fights and other public spectacles.
Another historical sight not to be missed is the Cathedral of Tarragona, a Gothic church in the heart of the old town.
You can also visit the Roman Wall, which was built in the 3rd century AD and is one of the best preserved in Spain.
ENJOY THE BEACHES OF TARRAGONA
In Tarragona there are several possibilities to enjoy the beaches. Some of the most popular are:
- La Playa de L'Arrabassada, a few minutes by car from the city center and also accessible by city bus.
- La Playa del Miracle is also close to the city center and is accessible via a pleasant promenade.
- La Playa de La Savinosa is located in the southern part of the city and can be reached by car or by bicycle along a route that runs along the coast.
Parking is available on all beaches, although in high season it may be more difficult to find a space in the area closest to the beach.
Another option is to visit one of the bays in the area, such as Cala Fonda or Cala Waikiki. These bays are small and less crowded, but they also have a more complex access.
In general, Tarragona's beaches are very popular with tourists, so it is advisable to arrive early to find a good place to settle in and enjoy the sun and the sea. It is also important to take into account the safety measures and respect the rules set by the authorities to enjoy the beaches responsibly.
HOW TO ENJOY TARRAGONA FROM SANGULÍ SALOU
To get from Sangulí Salou to Tarragona, there are several options.
You can take the bus to Tarragona from Sangulí Salou. There are several bus companies that offer transport between the two cities, with several departures per day. Travel time by bus is approximately 30 minutes, depending on the traffic.
If you prefer to travel by train, there is a train station in Tarragona that connects to Barcelona and other Spanish cities. From Sangulí Salou you can take a bus to Salou train station and take a train to Tarragona. Travel time by train is approximately 15 minutes.
You can also opt for a taxi or a private transfer service if you want more comfort.
FAMILY HOLIDAYS IN SANGULÍ SALOU
The complex offers a wide range of activities for all ages, from swimming pools and water slides to animation and entertainment programs for children and adults.
In addition, the resort is located in a quiet area of Salou, yet a short distance from Tarragona and other tourist attractions on the Costa Dorada. It also has spacious and comfortable accommodations, such as bungalows and villas, which are ideal for families.