Regional Information Tarragona
Tarragona, Costa Dorada
If you are looking for great cities and towns to visit there is no better place than province of Tarragona. The culinary, oenological, cultural and scenic experiences offered by this area will undoubtedly encourage you to visit again.
For a combination of golf and relaxation by the sea, Tarragona has all the ingredients: from beaches with crystal clear waters to mountains that are sure to delight your adventurous spirit. And if that is that not enough, it is also a top destination for wine lovers and foodies.
Tarragona, offers a journey through time, from the vestiges of prehistoric culture, whose imprint can be seen in L'Espluga de Francolí or the Iberian remains in Calafell, to its Roman heritage of ancient Tarraco, considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. From the medieval past in the Cistercian Route to the modernism that comes to life through the so-called `Paisatge dels Genis´ route, which takes you on a journey through Gaudí's modernism in Reus, the legacy of Joan Miró in Mont-roig and of the influences of Pau Casals in El Vendrell, Tarragona has something for everyone.
Costa Dorada and the 20 towns that make up the Costa Dorada has 786 hectares of spacious beaches with clean fine sand and transparent shallow water. With a rain-free climate almost every day of the year it is an area that will seduce you and will undoubtedly encourage you to visit time and again. In between the sea and the mountain range, there are also wide areas filled with peaceful towns and farmlands where vineyards and olive groves not only flourish but excel.
Tarragona is a land of gastronomic gold and spending time on an Olive Oil tour is a delicious way to discover the landscapes, villages and gastronomy of the province. Catalonia has 5 Protected Designations of Origin Oils of which three; Siurana PDO, Terra Alta PDO and Baix Ebre-Montsià PDO are located within this province. If that's not enough the province also features several Michelin star restaurants where you can explore a universe full of experiences and activities revolving around local cuisine, products and traditions.
Wine tourism in Tarragona is much more than discovering the world of its wines. Since Roman times, Tarragona's history has been marked by the vineyards with a multitude of Designations of Origin (DO's) in the area. In Costa Daurada we invite you do discover the Penedès DO and unique Priorat DOQ and finish up in Terres de Lleida with the Lleida-Costers del Segre DO. Along the way are beautiful vineyards, Iberian and Roman sites, hiking routes, and places that will turn your trip into an unforgettable memory.
Tours & Excursions
A must-visit destination combining golf, gastronomy and wine tasting we have partnered with several top-class establishments from 5-star hotels to luxurious châteaux within the region to offer an exceptional trip to this fantastic province of Catalonia.