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Top Choice Cathedral in Tarragona

Catedral de Tarragona

Crowning the town, Tarragona’s cathedral incorporates both Romanesque and Gothic features, as typified by the main facade. The flower-filled cloister has Gothic vaulting and Romanesque carved capitals, one of which …
Top Choice Museum in Sitges

Museu del Cau Ferrat

Built in the 1890s as a house-studio by Catalan artist Santiago Rusiñol, a pioneer of the Modernisme movement, this seaside mansion is crammed with his own art and that of his contemporaries (including his friend Pi…
Top Choice Museum in Costa Daurada & Around

Gaudí Centre

Visionary Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí was born in Reus, 14km northwest of Tarragona, in 1852. Though there are no Gaudí buildings here, he was inspired by many of his home town's historical structures. The superb…
Top Choice Winery in Sant Sadurní d'Anoia

Codorníu

There is no more glorious spot to sip cava than the vaulted interior of Codorníu's palatial Modernista headquarters, designed by Catalan architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch, just beyond the northeast edge of Sant Sadur…
Top Choice Winery in Vilafranca del Penedès

Torres

Just 3km northwest of Vilafranca on the BP2121, this is the area’s premier winemaker, with a family winemaking tradition dating from the 17th century and a strong emphasis on organic production and renewable energy.…
Top Choice Museum in Tarragona

Museu Nacional Arqueològic de Tarragona

This excellent museum does justice to the cultural and material wealth of Roman Tarraco. The mosaic collection traces changing trends from simple black-and-white designs to complex full-colour creations; highlights …
Top Choice Catalan in Delta de l'Ebre

Mas Prades

Gourmets travel all the way from Barcelona to this attractively revamped country house to sample its fantastic delta cuisine. The three-course €20 lunch menu makes a lip-smacking introduction to local delicacies, wh…
Top Choice Tapas in Sitges

El Cable

Always packed, down-to-earth El Cable might just be Sitges' most loved tapas bar, rolling out classics like patatas bravas (often branded the best in town) alongside divine, inventive bite-sized creations. Try the v…
Top Choice Catalan in Vilafranca del Penedès

Cal Ton

An evening of gastronomic wonder awaits at Cal Ton, going strong since 1982. From feather-light potato-and-prawn ravioli to cuttlefish rice and sirloin with truffle sauce, meals at this crisp modern restaurant exhau…
Top Choice Seafood in Delta de l'Ebre

Casa Nuri

Locals fill this bubbly riverfront restaurant, thanks to its long-standing reputation for superb local cuisine such as razor clams, rice glistening with squid ink, oven-baked sea bass, duck with orange sauce, and pa…