Tarragona is full of history, an imperial past, and delicious seafood. This city has a privileged geographical location; it’s like a balcony overlooking the Mediterranean where you can enjoy of long sunny days and discover special places for an ideal holiday.
Apart from discovering its impressive Roman heritage, in this town, you will be able to visit beautiful beaches, savour a wine under the stars and do all kind of activities during your trip. Book your room now with Sercotel Hotels at our hotel in Tarragona and enjoy a well-deserved rest in the best facilities.
Tarragona has always been a favourite destination among tourists seeking the sun, cultural traditions, and delicious gastronomy. Tarragona has everything you need for you to be entertained every second. Begin your tour in the historic centre, here you will see fabulous vestiges of its Roman history. One of the most famous remains is the amphitheatre, where gladiator fights and executions were held. Also, the Roman circus, the best preserved in the West and the place where horse racing with carts was celebrated.
This city will awaken your senses and your curiosity when you wander through its ancestral streets and discover all its special places. You should definitely visit the haberdashery. There you will have the opportunity to admire beautiful ancient stone arcades from the XIV century where the vegetable markets were held back in the days.
From the centre of this beautiful city you should definitely visit the Cathedral, where you can admire the Romanesque style in an impressive Gothic portico. Also, you will be able to see amazing works of art and visit its Diocesan Museum. Do not miss the opportunity to visit the main altarpiece made of polychromatic alabaster where the figures of Santa Tecla, Santa María, and Sant Pau stand out.
Next to the fishing port, there is a neighbourhood with narrow cobblestone streets where you can taste the best meals from the sea. This neighbourhood is called Serrallo, a beautiful place where you can walk along the seashore and savour a fish cooked with the typical romesco, a traditional nut and red pepper-based sauce.
If you want to go shopping, the best option is to go to the Rambla Nueva; a long avenue full of shops, antique shops, jewellers, artisans, and restaurants. Although, if you prefer to buy fresh local products, within walking distance you will find the Central Market. It has a modern aesthetic with many stalls selling food, spices, vegetables and a little bit of everything!
Staying in the city centre is the best way to immerse yourself in this culture. We recommend you to book at Sercotel Hotel Urbis Centre located in Tarragona's historic centre. This resort offers you the best accommodations to rest after your tourist routes.
Whether you are traveling with children or as a couple you will fall in love with the calm waters and the golden sand of Tarragona’s beaches. Inside the city, you will find the Miracle beach surrounded by the Rafael Casanova promenade along the way. Also, along Tarragona’s coast, there are beautiful coves in deep cliffs surrounded by breath-taking vegetation. We recommend visiting the Fonda Cove and the Flat Rock, you will not want to leave the city!
Although, if you want to enjoy the city’s culture while resting on a lounger, you should visit the Tamarit Castle near the Cala Jovera declared of National Tourist Interest.
Do not think twice and book with Sercotel Hotels at any of our conveniently located hotels in Tarragona old town. You will have everything you need at walking distance from your hotel.
Fish is the star ingredient of Tarragona’s cuisine given that it’s near the Mediterranean. In fact, there is a Denomination of Origin of Tarragona’s Blue Fish. This product is the lead of many dishes like the romesco casserole (nut and red pepper-based sauce), black rice, seafood paella or fried fish. In addition, Tarragona’s lands also provide almonds, oil, hazelnuts, vegetables, great quality meat and let’s don’t forget about its famous stale wines and mistelas (fortified wine).
Book with Sercotel Hotels at any of our hotels in Tarragona near the beach with the best amenities for your ultimate comfort. Don’t wait any longer and come enjoy the Costa Dorada!