Welcome to Costa Daurada & Around


Its major city, Tarragona, is as renowned for Roman ruins as inventive seafood, while gay-friendly Sitges hums with nightlife and festivals. Wine country ripples north from Sitges in the Penedès area and further west in Priorat, while culture calls in Reus, birthplace of architect Antoni Gaudí, and underrated Tortosa, home to a fine fortress and within easy reach of Miravet's fantastical castle.

In the deep southwest, discover the dozy, pancake-flat Delta de l’Ebre, where the mighty Río Ebro (Riu Ebre in Catalan) folds into the Mediterranean amid wetlands and meadows that are a dream for cycling, birdwatching and sunset-gazing.


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Costa Daurada & Around activities

$45.49 Walking & Biking Tours

Half Day Cycling Tour from Salou

Once our guides have collected you in our air-conditioned minibuses you will arrive at our traffic-free practice area and be allocated a bike, HIV vest and helmet. After a short practice session to get you familiar with being back on a bike we will make the short 25 minute journey to the stunning mountains which surround the commercial resorts. When we arrive the bikes are unloaded and and after a brief introduction of the route the first freewheel begins. 1 of the minibuses will set off on this 7km route which will take you through the tiny village of Pradell, with it's communal village washing area and quaint church. Exiting the village, you will cycle past the ancient olive trees and local farms, and enjoy the shade of the forest, before freewheeling through the vineyards, of this award winning region. Smell the wildflowers and hopefully see the majestic eagles soaring above your head, before stopping at the railway station in the next village. Here we stop for about 10 minutes to allow everyone to re-group and provide you with a refreshing drink of mountain spring water aswell as having the opportunity to purchase locally produced snacks.The bikes are reloaded and you'll jump in the minibuses to our next destination, approximately 10 mins away to begin stage 2 of your downhill bike glide. Beginning stage 2 of the 14km glide will take you through Priorat, well known for it's rich full bodied red wine. You will see beautiful rock formations and have breath taking views of the coast as you see more local villages and culture. We finish below the ancient Ermita of the Mother of God. A short 1km more, completes the bike ride in the lovely village of Mont Roig.The bikes are loaded and we will return you to your resort. Throughout the excursion your guide will entertain you with stories about the regions rich history and culture! Don't miss out on doing something different!

$113.39 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tarragona and Sitges Full-Day Tour with Small Group and Hotel Pick Up

Discover Tarragona, located 62 miles (100 km) south of Barcelona, on the Costa Dorada. The city is home to one of the most important and best preserved Roman archaeological sites in Spain, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Next, we'll begin the walking tour, where you will discover the many still preserved remains of this civilization, while our guide provides their most exciting stories.You will be able to explore the ancient walls surrounding the city and be immersed into one of the best preserved circuses in Europe, hidden under building structures from the 19th century. You will see as the traces of the ancient Roman forum live in the present with the medieval and modern Tarragona. Finally, you will be amazed at the ruins of the amphitheater located on the shore of the Mediterranean since the 2nd century and where bloody battles between gladiators took place.After this journey in the footsteps of our distant past, we'll go to another town with a charm that is more colorful and idyllic, heir to the imprint of Modernism.Sitges is located 23.6 miles (38 km) from Barcelona. Its privileged location, where the sea and the mountains are mixed, became an ideal place to practice health tourism. Today, in Sitges, is a mixture of traditional fishermen’s houses with a bohemian and lively atmosphere, full of boutiques, restaurants and musicians and artists in the streets.On a walking tour through the town, your guide will take you through the wonderful streets and the most hidden corners of its labyrinthine center. You will see examples of architectural modernism of Casa Bacardi or Casa del Rellotge, as you uncover the curious stories of the 'Americanos’ who became rich from the new continent. Sitges is an idyllic walk by the sea, including the church of San Bartolomé and Santa Tecla, the grand staircase, Maricel Palace and the charming ‘Quiet Corner’, where musicians enliven the atmosphere, forming a beautiful journey that leads to the beach of San Sebastian.Relax in one of its terraces or, if the weather permits, take a dip in its crystal waters.

$155.62 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Private Wine and Oil Tour in the Priorat Wine Region

The Priorat region is well-known for the ancient wine traditions with some famous wines dating back to the 12th Century. In the Priorat region there are two appellations of origin (DO), the qualified DOQ Priorat, which is formed by the Historic Priorat territory, and the DO Montsant, a newer DO. Just 62 miles (100 km) south of Barcelona, the Priorat area has a diverse, yet widely unknown wine landscape allowing you to explore the vineyards, full of colors and intensive aromas. Explore the area that is full of hidden spots of beauty that change throughout the seasons. With this private tour, you will enjoy the landscapes of the region and taste the Priorat wine region. Don't forget about the high quality organic olive oil, a unique tasting that will surprise your nose and palate. You will have a fully guided tour by car/minivan during the whole day where you will taste both appellations of origin. You will start tasting the wines of the appellation of origin Montsant, in a traditional winery. Sit back and relax with a farmer during lunch, whilst tasting the local organic olive oil, paired with local products. After lunch you will complete your wine experience tasting wines of the qualified appellation of origin Priorat in a historical winery. After your tour, you will be taken back to your original point of departure.

$41.72 Shows, Concerts & Sports

House of Illusion Mystery Theatre Show

You will be taken on a journey through a mysterious world of comedy, sleight of hand, manipulation, escapology and of course grand illusion.First of all, you will be greeted by attentive staff and escorted up the grand stairs and onto our beautiful terrace or our Houdini Bar. For Gold and VIP guests, you will be escorted into our VIP area, where you will at once be presented with a glass of champagne and treated to a beautiful room overlooking the sea.All guests will be treated to a close up parlour show before the doors to the theatre open and you will be shown into a beautifully decorated, candlelit theatre, where you will be served as much white wine, red wine, lager and soft drinks as you like, without even having to lift a finger!The night begins with an aire of surprise, as you are entertained at your tables by the weird and wonderful mystery entertainers, followed closely by a hilarious variety performance, full of comedy and laughter. All this and the main show won't have even begun! The amazement starts to kick in with the second half of the show. This is the part that explores a time where life was full of mystery, magic and bewilderment. You will be full of amazement as the performers leave you lost for words with shadowography, manipulation, theatre of the mind and of course grand, mind blowing Illusions!You will experience truly spectacular happenings all in the space of one night.

$41.72 Shows, Concerts & Sports

The Salou Big Show Tickets

The Salou Big Show is an all singing, all dancing spectacular from the moment you take your seats, to the moment you leave.The show is set into two halves. The first half will take you to the bright lights of London’s West End and will explore the best musicals of all time. Experience the Lion King, sing along to the DreamGirls and be bewildered by The Greatest Showman, to name but a few.The second half is Disco Time! Our cast of live singers and dancers will  put on a show like you have never seen before, which all the classic favourites so you can dance until your heart’s content!Get out of your seats, have a dance and have the best night of your life!!

$73.02 Walking & Biking Tours

Catalunya Cycling Excursion with Catalan Lunch

Once our guides have collected you from your pick-up point in our minibuses, you will arrive at our traffic-free practice area and be allocated a bike, HIV vest and helmet. After a short practice session and safety briefing, we will make a short 25 mins journey into the stunning mountains which surround the commercial resorts.When we arrive at the first stage of the bike ride, we will unload the bikes and give you details of your route. One of the minibuses will set off and the freewheeling fun begins.This excursion is done over 4 stages, totally approximately 48km with 92% downhill, 4% on the flat and 4% with a slight incline, on safe, quite tarmac roads. The minibuses are with you throughout the whole excursion, so if you decide not to cycle one of the stages, simply sit back and enjoy the scenery from the comfort of the bus.At the end of stage 2 we stop in the quaint village of Riudoms, where the locals will show you how they produce their award winning olive oil, and you will have a chance to taste it. The next 2 stages of the bike ride will show you a 14th century monastery, pine forests, vine yards and beautiful views. Around 14.30 we will complete the ride and load the bikes, to begin a short 10 min drive to a traditional Catalan restaurant, where you will get a real "taste" of Catalunya with this freshly produced local cuisine and wines of the region. Once you've enjoyed your leisurely lunch we will return to your resort around 17.00.Your guides are with you through the trip and will entertain you with stories about the regions rich history and culture. Come and join us for something different this holiday and see why we are an awarding winning excursion! You don't want to miss it!

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