Tarragona is a province located to the south of Catalonia, bathed by the waters of the Mediterranean and its coast is known as the Costa Dorada. It is one of the most touristic regions of Spain, famous for its golden sand beaches, its theme parks, its rich gastronomy and a wide cultural legacy where the incredible Roman heritage stands out. A family destination plagued by tourist attractions that do not leave anyone indifferent.
The province of Tarragona has many activities and interesting visits that we can make during the holidays. But among all the itineraries we can highlight the following:
City of Tarragona: Without a doubt an essential and totally recommendable visit to the capital of the province of Tarragona. Go to the fantastic Roman route, through enormous historical legacy left by this civilization as the amphitheater, the forum, the walls and the Roman circus.
Salou: capital of the Costa Dorada and tourist center of the region. Salou is a destination that attracts millions of tourists every year, looking for its wonderful beaches, its restaurants, its activities and the great aquatic and thematic parks like PortAventura or Aquópolis.
Cambrils: another of the outstanding coastal towns in the Province of Tarragona. Cambrils is a charming fishing village famous for its family tourism, its beaches and it’s typically Mediterranean sea front where there are also a great number of restaurants, shops and stores that during the summer, at dusk, they become a bustle of people buying and walking.
Ametlla de Mar: This small fishing village located south of the province of Tarragona is famous for its pristine coves, crystal clear waters and bluefin tuna. With only 7000 inhabitants, this population has managed to stand out in the tourist circuit of the Costa Dorada thanks to its wonderful beaches and coves (this place is also called "La Cala") with crystalline waters. Its rich gastronomy where bluefin tuna stands out and the friendliness of its people makes this a very popular destination among tourists looking for some peace and quiet.
The province of Tarragona is made up of 183 municipalities distributed in 10 districts spread throughout the territory. The most famous municipalities are of course the coastal ones like Salou, Cambrils, Miami Playa or the capital of Tarragona itself. But there are also some hot spots in the interior such as Tortosa, Montblanc or Reus and its modernist routes. Without a doubt, a fantastic region full of contrasts and attractions to enjoy a family holiday.
If for some reason the province of Tarragona stands out, it’s for its more than 122 beaches spread over 270 km of wonderful coastline. Definitely a paradise for lovers of sun and beach tourism.
It would be impossible to list all the beaches of the Province of Tarragona, but we will highlight and recommend those that for us are the best and the special so that you can plan your visit to the Province of Tarragona.
Cala Fonda: Located a few km from the center of the city of Tarragona, we find this wonderful unspoiled and wild beach. Nature here floods everything, the green of the trees contrasts with the blue color of the sea and the reddish walls of the rocks that protect the beach
Playa de Levante: This is the main and most important beach of Salou. It’s more than 1,200 m in length are the neuralgic point of the city and a place where the visitor has everything necessary to spend a fantastic beach day.
Punta del Fangar: this is without a doubt one of the most unknown and special beaches of Tarragona. A beach located in the south in the heart of the Ebro Delta National Park, more than 6,000 m in length, mobile dunes and fine sand.
Playa del Torn: This is undoubtedly one of the most famous beaches in the province of Tarragona even internationally. It is a nudist beach of about 1500 m in length, surrounded by a lush forest, vegetation and crystal clear waters. The beach is to the south of the province of Tarragona, in the municipality of Hospitalet de l'infant and if you like nudism is certainly a must-see on the Costa Dorada.
The province of Tarragona stands out as one of the most important tourist destinations in Spain and therefore has a great offer of villas to rent and enjoy a fantastic holiday with the whole family. The rental of villas in the Province of Tarragona gives us greater freedom and comfort than a hotel, and is also much more economical. We have a large selection of villas with private pool and a large number of villas near the beach. If you are thinking of traveling to the province of Tarragona do not look any further and book a holiday villa with Tripkay, as it is definitely the best choice.