Tarragona is located on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea, on the Gold Coast. Without a doubt a strategic place rich in heritage: the ancient Roman city Tarraco leaves a wide monumental and archaeological legacy. The Roman Tarragona, World Heritage Site invites you to lose yourself among its streets, to discover its treasures, people and gastronomy.
On the other hand, the ideal situation of Tarragona gives you the chance to enjoy the sea, the Gold Coast or Costa Daurada, the mountain, and the PortAventura park. In Hotel Tarraco Park we propose some plans.
Old Terraco city
There is a large archaeological heritage that includes several monuments from the 3rd century BC. C. to 6th A C. The walls stand out as the oldest construction in the city, as well as the theater and the amphitheater. The latter one maybe is the most representative Roman traces in the city.
On the other hand, in the vicinity of Tarraco we find other buildings of great relevance such as the aqueduct of Les Ferreres (Puente del Diablo), the honorific arch of Barà, the mausoleum of Centcelles, the quarry of El Mèdol or lavilla de Els Munts , among others.
Cathedral of Tarragona
It is also known as The Cathedral Basilica Metropolitana and Primada de Santa Tecla, it is built in the upper part of the city, where it is said that the most important Roman buildings were located during Roman times.
The cathedral is considered to be the first cathedral in Catalonia, originally it was a Gothic style and today, National Monument, presents the appearance of transition between Romanesque and Gothic.
Museum of Modern Art. Created with the aim of promoting study, knowledge of modern and contemporary art, while preserving and showing these collections, the museum offers you to enjoy modern and didactic art. From the Workshop - School of Painting and Sculpture to rooms with collections by Julio Antonio, Josep Tapiró or Joan Miró.
National Archaeological Museum. (MNAT). Located in the Plaça del Rei of the city, this museum houses part of the elements of the Roman culture of ancient Tarraco: ceramics, sculptures, mosaics, coins, etc. It also offers different didactic activities for children and adults.
The Costa Daurada or Gold Coast stands out for its extensive beaches of golden sand. This destination brings the option to enjoy the dichotomy between archeology, modernism and nature. Discover the many beaches bathed by the waters of the Mediterranean and enjoy the tranquility and tranquility.
On the other hand, if you're looking for a mountain, you can visit the mountains of Prades, known as the mountains of the Costa Dorada. It offers an impressive natural, historical and monumental heritage.