In any resort on the Costa Dorada you can enjoy a wonderful beach. Wide beaches, fascinating hinterland and of course, the sun always shines in Spain!
To the south of Barcelona, we find the Costa Dorada, a maritime coast along more than 200 kilometers. Small bays alternate with large and wide pebble beaches, which often gently sloping towards the sea. The perfect destination for a holiday with the kids! Thanks to hot summers, you can enjoy the sea, the beach and the pool of the resort, soaking up the sun on your towel or water sports.
At the foot of the mountains of Catalonia, you will find charming villages, scenic mountain roads and fragrant green rice fields. Here is the famous Natural Park of the Ebro Delta, where you can see many species of rare birds.
Love the culture? Then you should visit the pretty fishing village of Sitges, the port of Cambrils or the historic Tarragona. If you are looking for more fun then you have to reach the town of Salou.
Average summer temperature: 30 degrees
Roman Architecture in Tarragona
Beaches, cliffs, mountains and vineyards
Cod, tuna and anchovies with endives and olives
Pottery, wrought iron, olive oil
Port Aventura is an amusement park near Tarragona and it is one of the largest theme parks in Europe! The park is divided into six thematic areas: Mediterranean, Far West, Mexico, China, Polynesia and Sesamo Aventura.
For big brands you need to go to Cambrils. This city is full of shoe stores, jewellery, books, chocolate and art that you will not find anywhere else. The best way to get from the port to the old city is the ‘Calle de la Corona d'Arago’.
Montserrat is a Catalan mountain and a place of pilgrimage to the famous Monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat. According to legend, in 880AD the image of the Madonna was found in the cave. Not only does the monastery of Montserrat have a significant religious value, but also the majestic nature that surrounds it makes for breathtaking views. Don’t worry you can reach the monastery by cable car!
Escalivada is a very tasty and healthy dish. It is a specialty of this region, prepared with grilled eggplant and peppers, cooked with olive oil and garlic. Also try Catalan mussels and ‘Jamon Iberico’.