Sports Tourism

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Salou was awarded the Catalan Tourism Agency SPORTS TOURISM DESTINATION seal in 2013. This seal certifies that the municipality has high quality sports facilities and services for all levels: elite, professional and amateur. The first activity to receive this prestigious seal was football, following the instalment of the Salou Football Sports Complex. In 2016, Salou was awarded the seal for Dinghy sailing, acknowledging the quality facilities at the Nautical Club, which makes the most of the area's amazing beaches and its maritime natural resources to carry out nautical activities. And finally, in 2017 the certification was also awarded to the town for bicycle tourism, confirming the municipality as an ideal destination for cycling professionals and lovers. Salou continues to host a variety of national and international sporting events, including: Salou Challenge, Rally RACC Costa Daurada, Raceboard World Championships, Mare Nostrum Cup and Rally Costa Daurada Legends, and is also a sub-site of the 2018 Mediterranean Games.