Cities in Spain: Salou
Salou (Salou) – the main resort of Costa Dorada, located 100 km south of Barcelona and 10 km from Tarragona.
Beaches in Salou
Salou coastline, consisting of wide sandy beaches, stretched more than seven kilometers. Along the coast there are bars and restaurants with cozy verandas, most of which are open around the clock. Beaches in Salou at different times were marked by a prestigious blue flag.
Safe beaches in Salou are well suited for family holidays with children because of a long gentle entrance to the sea, stretching in some sections of the coast for dozens of meters. Cleaning on urban beaches is carried out regularly. Shower and Cabins for dressing are found only on two beaches – Llevant and Ponent.
- Salou coast
- Sandy Ponent Beach in Salou
- LLARGA Beach in Salou
Beach Llevant – the largest in Salou; in the peak season here is especially crowded. The beach is limited to cliffs in the east and port in the West. The beach is well equipped; Available rental chairs, umbrellas and catamarans, there are platforms for beach volleyball, children’s zones, as well as School School of Sports. Beach length – 1,200 m, width – 140 m.
The second largest beach Ponent It is a continuation of the beach of Llevant; Located east of the port – stretches to the fishing village Cambrils. Rent of umbrellas and chaise lounges on the beach. Beach Length – a little more than a kilometer.
- Llevant Beach in Salou
- Picturesque shores Salou
- Small Beach Cala Font in Salou
Located in a small bay beach Capells from the west and east is limited by cliffs. Beach Length – 220 m.
Natural beach LLARGA, Surrounded by pines and rich Mediterranean vegetation, stretched along the highway connecting Salou and Tarragona. Beach Length – 600 m.
Small beach Cala Font Located in the bay with natural boundaries. Calm waters and beautiful seabed have perfect conditions for scuba diving. The length of the beach is only 70 m, width – 54 m.
Accommodation in Salou
Salou – a popular resort where a large number of hotel complexes are located. Apartment rental is possible, as a rule, on weeks – from Saturday to Saturday.
At Universal Mediterranea entertainment complex, there are several four-star hotels, which have their own advantages. In particular, hotel guests can attend attractions and show programs without turn. Between hotels and the beach runs free shuttle.
Torre Vella Tower, Almost six centuries ago, now turned into the chief cultural center of Salou, where exhibitions and returns are held. Also in the tower is the city Museum of modern enamel (Museo Del Esmalte Contemporáneo), founded in 1991.
- Monument to Heima I in Salou
- Tower-Fortress Torre Vella in Salou
- Port in Salou
V Manor Masia Catalana, Built in the style of traditional houses of the Catalan peasants, in the summer months there is a fair of handicraft products, and folk festivities are held in the Christmas holidays. In the manor to the smallest detail, recreated the interior of the peasant house.
Unique Boulevard King Heima I, Llevant stretching along the beach is more than a kilometer, laid out by a mosaic, which depicts the names of the aristocrats, accompanying the king in the sea hike to Majorca. In the center of the boulevard, a monument to Hayme I.
Entertainment in Salou
Next to Salou is the amusement and entertainment park Port Aventura – The second largest in Europe after Paris Disneyland. Such an abundance of theatrical ideas, blooming gardens, "our Gorok" (one of them has three "Dead loops", and its height exceeds 60 meters) and there are no other attractions even in Disney World itself. PORT AVENTURA provides an opportunity in one day "visit" on all continents of the planet; The park presents architecture, culture and even the vegetation of Australia, Polynesia, Asia, European Mediterranean and America. Each "country" absolutely independent, right up to the clothes of the employees and the original "National" Menu in cafe and restaurants. Also as part of the Amusement Park – Costa Caribe Water Entertainment Center.
- Tourist tram in Salou
- Costa Caribe Water Entertainment Center
In the summer months in the park traditionally crowded – and you need to be ready for watch queues. In September, visitors are becoming much smaller, and you can get on the attractions almost without turn.
There is an entertainment park and in the city center. It is called BOSC AVENTURA And attracts lovers to climb on ropes, ropes and trees, as well as play paintball and relax in the fresh air.
How to get to Salou
The nearest to Salou International Airport is located in Barcelona.
Get to Barcelona and Tarragona is possible on suburban returns Renfe, which are departed from Salou railway station every hour. Wagons are equipped with air conditioning and soft seats. In the summer months between cities also run a walking boat.
Bus service connects Salou with the largest resorts of Catalonia. The fare between small coastal villages can fluctuate; The ticket price is voiced by the driver – and it depends not only on the distance, but also from the time of day, the day of the week, as well as from the comfort of the bus. However, the cost of travel to major cities, in particular to Barcelona and Tarragona, fixed – and indicated in the prices at the ticket office of the bus station.