Visit Tarragona: discover the history and cultural wealth of this World Heritage City
A city full of surprises with thousands of years of civilization just waiting to be discovered. Dine under the vaults of the Roman circus, lose yourself in the charming, narrow alleys of the historic quarter, where the essence of the medieval city remains untouched by time, or enjoy a glass of local vermouth surrounded by over 2,000 years of history. This is the true World Heritage of Tarragona! It is a heritage made up of monuments that transcend time, of spots that take us back to Roman, medieval, modern and modernist eras; but it is also a heritage made of people, of human stories and histories, of small moments, of emotions and feelings...
The most contemporaneous city reveals a unique and remarkable corner inspired, once more, in the marine aesthetics that covers the city, the “balcony to the Mediterranean” a splendid viewpoint open to the sea over the beach.
The typical fishing neighbourhood, where the fish that was fished throughout the day is auctioned in the afternoon. It is a representative area, with its own personality where to taste the best fish and seafood of Tarragona in its charming restaurants.
Are renowned for their extremely fine, golden sand, with a very mild slope which allows walking in the water or swimming as from 200 m from the beach line. Its privileged geographic location allows enjoying a mild climate throughout the year.
If you are looking to buy fresh and seasonal products in a picturesque setting, be sure to visit Tarragona’s municipal markets. The main market, Mercat Central, located just off Rambla Nova, is housed in a hallmark Modernist building (Josep M. Pujol, 1915).