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Visit to Tarragona, an old Mediterranean city: light, mild climate and warm sea

Why Tarragona?

Tarragona is a city with thousands of years of history. Ancient Tarraco, founded by the Romans, was one of the most important cities in the Mediterranean and the capital of Hispania Citerior or Tarraconensis.

This impressive Roman legacy, a symbol of modern day Tarragona, has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. But Tarragona is more than just Roman ruins: it also has a vibrant medieval history, art nouveau buildings, white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, a picturesque fishing and marina neighbourhood, protected forest and nature areas, traditions and popular culture, and, last but not least, the largest urban cave in Catalonia, which the most adventurous visitors to the city can descend into.

The light, the mild climate and the warm sea invite you to come enjoy the city’s splendid beaches.




9.30 am: Meet at Passeig de Gràcia Renfe Train station (the Regional Express train leaves at 9:56 am from Barcelona arriving to Tarragona at 11:06).

Have a quick coffee/ breakfast.

Walk around the old city (we will visit Balcó del Mediterrani -spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea-, the roman amphitheatre, the jewish quartier, the roman walls, the cathedral, the medieval hospital, the bullring, the chapel of Saint Paul, some medieval houses...)

14.30pm: Have lunch in the medieval town.

16.00pm: Free time to go to beach or have a beer in some terrace.

18.30pm: take the train back arriving to Barcelona at 19.44pm (if you prefer we can take the train at 19.04)





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  • Maureen B.

    Hey Guys!
    Me and my friends made it to the Renfe station and walked around three times because of the construction..
    I didn't see anyone and wasn't able to log in to try to reach you So I hope the Rest of u made it and have fun Til the next meet up

    August 24, 2013

    • Toni

      Hi Maureen,

      August 26, 2013

    • Toni

      Hola Maureen, I'm sorry you could not find us.We were there. It was a small group and we were on the corner between Pau Claris and Aragon street. Best wishes! Toni

      August 26, 2013

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