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Tarragona is a city with a long Roman history and a thousand monuments to see. If you spend a few days in Salou, don't hesitate to visit it!


Tarragona, eleven kilometres from Salou, has its origins in Roman Tarraco, founded by the centurions of the Roman Empire more than two millennia ago. In fact, during this period of history, Tarragona was the capital of Hispania and was the residence of the Emperor Caesar Augustus for two years.

What to visit in Tarragona

As a result of the important role played by Tarraco, the city preserves an important architectural and heritage legacy, including the Ferreres aqueduct (Devil's Bridge), the Roman circus, the walls and the amphitheatre, among others. Since the year 2000, Unesco has distinguished and protected this heritage with the classification of World Heritage.

Tarragona also has a rich medieval and modernist heritage. The city has a seaside district, protected natural spaces and a coastline rich in beaches, which is connected by a coastal path.

If you're visiting the Costa Dorada, set aside a day of your trip to discover Tarragona!

Images courtesy of: Patronat Municipal de Turisme de Tarragona.