The Roman amphitheatre is one of the most famous and iconic monuments in Tarragona, so much so that is was practically the only thing I saw when I first visited!
It’s one of the best-preserved amphitheaters in the Iberian Peninsula
Tarragona Cathedral was built in 1171, during the transition from Romanesque to Gothic. It lies on the ruins of a mosque, a Visigoth Cathedral and what was once the Temple of Augustus dedicated to a Roman imperial cult. The style
Pont del Diable is the popular Spanish name of the Roman aqueduct of Tarragona, capitol of the province of the same name.
The aqueduct is found 3km from the city and brought fresh water from the Francoli River. It’s a grandiose
The Balcony of the Mediterranean is a 23-meter cliff at the far end of the Rambla Nova of Tarragona and is lined by an iron railing.
It is a very dear place to citizens of Tarragona, who converge there to "tocar ferro" (literally,
We went to the cove and we recommended it here as we loved it: the fine sand, great water, it was a great success and you can take your pet with you, although it is a bit difficult to access, it is worth it because the road is amazing.
Exploring Tarragona in an electric car is a great idea. While a driver's license is mandatory, the cars themselves are actually very easy to drive. The maximum they reach is 45km/hour and they're automatic, not manual. There are
About 1000 meters, of the original 4kms, are still standing. This is the wall built in 300BC by the Romans in the city of Tarragona. Between 217 and 197 BC, the oldest building of the Roman Tarraco was contstructed. Around the years
When I arrived in Tarragona , one of my first visits was the History Museum and the National Museum of Archaeology, because if there’s one thing I like when I travel, it’s to learn about the history. When I visited, I entered to take
For a few days each year, Tarragona ceases to be a city of stone and is instead filled with bright colors, peoples, smells and tastes.
Locals and visitors fill the streets and enjoy every corner of the imperial city. All Catalan
I would define this as a semi-urban beach in Tarragona. It is spacious and well maintained, with all the services and above all, with a large parking area between which there is a free covered parking which is very important in the
The Roman Circus of Tarragona is among the best preserved in the West, even though most of its structure is hidden under an old buildings of the nineteenth century. It was built in the late first century AD had an elongated shape and
If you want to feel like an archaeologist, this new initiative from the Tarragona Ministry of Tourism is a great start. Tarragona was the first major Roman settlement outside of Rome so its historical significance is enormous. In
We went to 20 La Rambla a few days ago. We had never been and we liked the place a lot. We tried the daily menu, 15 euros, consisting of several choices for starters, main course and desserts. We were given little tapas and then the
Slowfood is a new trend in cooking and the truth is that it’s worth trying. If you’re in Tarragona, you really should stop by Lola; all the food (and oftentimes the wine) is produced organically and almost all the products are
Today I made a pleasant discovery, the restaurant El Terrat. We went there to celebrate my birthday. It is opposite the car park of La Pedrera, so it is very easy to reach and easy to be able to leave the car. We ordered the tasting
The Móramar Restaurant at Playa la Mora has a large terrace with a good vibe and a pleasant interior dining room as well. After sampling some tasty appetizers, we had paella made with mushrooms and monkfish that was simply divine.
Arcs Restaurant aims to be one of the top restaurants in Tarragona by putting a modern spin on old favorites. The homemade foie gras salad and gazpacho ice cream was the best dish that I tried. It’s one of those places where you just
The Xaloc Restaurant is not only located in Tarragona's traditional fishing neighborhood, El Serrallo, but the owner and chef actually used to be fisherman. This explains why the fish and seafood dishes are so delicious. I have to
This restaurant is about strong, direct flavors. It's based on Catalan and Spanish tradition but also adds a touch of Asian flair. You can find things like ceviche, callos, fish, and meat, all as fresh as can be. We chose the Petit
This local restaurant is part of the Slowfood movement, which means that everything comes straight from the local markets. We had a lovely appetizer with shellfish and garden-fresh artichokes and a salad of codfish and romesco sauce.
My husband and I had intestinal infection for two days and even my husband had itching in the body throughout the week .... Most people know that the same thing happened. Be careful with raw food because it has to be well preserved,
If you visit Tarragona, you can't leave without having an al-fresco vermouth on one of the terraces in the plaza. The local custom is to go and have a drink around noon. I’d suggest Casa del Vermut in the Plaza del Rey. You can sit
An oasis in the Tarragona marina with a cozy terrace with wonderful sea views. The dishes on the menu are loved by everyone, but we chose a menu of 16€ taking advantage of the fact that we loved all of the dishes on the menu and it
The food at the restaurant is just like the rest of the campsite: great! We ordered a few small starters to share and finished with some fish and steaks (one of them weighed 1 kilo!). The fish came cooked in a layer of salt and
This comfy and well-located hotel is situated at the end (or the beginning) of the Rambla de Tarragona. You can arrive at the seaside promenade after just a short walk down the Rambla.
The hotel is very modern and the rooms are
I was pleasantly surprised. Excellent location, newly renovated rooms, at least ours was. We went last weekend, In our group there were 3 couples with children and I recommend it without hesitating. The staff were very professional
The Alexandra Aparthotel complex is in a prime location in the old town of Tarragona, just a few minutes walk from the Tarraco Amphitheatre, the Roman Circus or the Plaça del Sedassons. You can enjoy a stroll through the pleasant
A cosmopolitan hotel with a family atmosphere and good manners. It has 44 standard rooms equipped with all the necessary amenities for a pleasant stay. The hotel has a library and drawing room and playground. Totally renovated in
Since 2004, Hotel Placa de la Font has been the ideal place for families and business people. It is located in the old town of Tarragona, just 500 meters from the sea. There are 20 rooms: single, bright, full bathroom, telephone,
It is a modern and comfortable hotel which is located in the city of Tarragona. It is mostly visited by families and it has a warm and friendly atmosphere where you can enjoy the relaxation and tranquility that this site offers. The