Practical information

Tarragona is a natural fortress, an 82-metre hill overlooking the sea and sheltering the calm waters of the port. Its exact geographic coordinates are 41º 07’ N and 0º 14’ E. It has a population of 135.436 inhabitants (01/01/2021, BOE), and the native tongue is Catalan. The official languages are Catalan and Spanish.

“The climate blends and confuses the seasons singularly, so that all the year seems an eternal spring.”
  Lucius Annaeus Florus, Vergilius orator an poeta (2nd century A.D.)

The city has a mild and pleasant climate throughout the year, typical of the Mediterranean coast. The yearly average temperature is 18º C. 
- Average temperature in winter: 12º C/53.6º F 
- Average temperature in spring: 16º C/60.8º F 
- Average temperature in summer: 25º C/77º F 
- Average temperature in autumn: 16º C/60.8º F

The official time is the solar time plus two hours in summer and one hour in winter.

Clock changes:
- The last Sunday in March, clocks are set forward an hour at 2 a.m. to 3 a.m.
- The last Sunday in October, clocks are set back an hour at 3 a.m. to 2 a.m.

The official currency is the euro (€). Coins have the following values: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents and 1 and 2 euros. Bills have the following denominations: 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 euros

Weather forecast

  • Todayhigh 16ºlow 5º
  • Tomorrowhigh 14ºlow 6º
  • Wednesdayhigh 14ºlow 7º
  • Thursdayhigh 14ºlow 5º
  • Fridayhigh 15ºlow 3º
  • Saturdayhigh 14ºlow 2º
  • Sundayhigh 15ºlow 3º

Telecommunications

To call Tarragona from overseas, dial:

International access code International country code for Spain Tarragona area code Local number
00 34 977 (6 additional digits)

Emergencies (112)

Public Hospitals

HOSPITAL DE SANT PAU I SANTA TECLA
Rambla Vella, 14
Tel.: 0034 977 25 99 00
Emergencies: 0034 977 25 99 14
www.xarxatecla.cat
xarxa@xarxatecla.cat

HOSPITAL UNIVERSITARI DE TARRAGONA JOAN XXIII
C/ Dr. Mallafré Guasch, 4
Tel.: 0034 977 29 58 00
www.icscampdetarragona.cat

Private Clinics

CLÍNICA ACTIVA MUTUA
C/ Pin i Soler, 12
Tel.: 0034 977 23 30 12
www.activamutua.es
info@activamutua.es

CLÍNICA MONEGAL
C/ López Peláez, 15
Tel.: 0034 977 22 50 12
www.viamedmonegal.com
consultas@viamedmonegal.com

Police Stations

CIVIL GUARD
C/ Maria Aurèlia Capmany, 48
Tel.: 0034 977 23 77 77
Emergencies: 062

GUÀRDIA URBANA (Local Police)
Av. Arquebisbe Pont i Gol, 8
Tel.: 0034 977 24 03 45
Emergencies: 092

MOSSOS D'ESQUADRA (Regional Police)
Dr. Mallafré, 7
Tel.: 0034 977 63 53 00 / 977 92 29 70
Emergencies: 112

NATIONAL POLICE
Pl. d'Orleans, s/n
Tel.: 0034 977 24 98 44 / 902 10 21 12
Emergencies: 091

Tourism offices

Consulates

Honorary consulates cannot process or issue documents.

Country Address Telephone E-mail address
Morocco Av. Països Catalans, 1 (Sant Pere i Sant Pau) +34 977 54 58 84 / 977 55 71 71 secretaria.consulado@gmail.com