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Tarragona is the southernmost province in Catalonia, Spain.


Map of Tarragona (province)

  • 1 Tarragona — Roman age capital, has beaches, close to Costa Daurada
  • 2 Reus — a centre for rock-climbing and the birthplace of architect Antoni Gaudí
  • 3 Salou — another popular beach resort in Catalonia
  • 4 Ulldecona
  • 5 Sant Carles de la Ràpita
  • 6 Amposta

Other destinations[edit]

  • 1 Terres de l'Ebre wide variety of landscapes of the Ebre's course and delta


It include the Costa Daurada (Golden Coast) region.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Barcelona (BCN IATA), Reus (REU IATA) and Lleida-Alguaire (ILD IATA) are the main airports in the area.

From Barcelona-El Prat Airport, trains run from Terminal 2 to Barcelona Sants, Barcelona's central railway and bus station.

By train[edit]

From Barcelona you have several options. If you want to discover the coasts in the southern vicinity of Barcelona, you can take the Cercanias Line 2 sud, which is a commuter service, to villages like Sitges, Vilanova i la Geltrù, and Sant Vicenç de Calders (Coma-Ruga).

If you want to go to places that are more to the south, like Tarragona and Salou, you'll need to take the 'Media Distancia' lines 14, 15 or 16 for Tarragona, and 16 for Salou. These trains are more expensive than the commuter trains and are priced according to the amount of stations they call at. Slower, regularly stopping trains are called 'Regional' and faster services are called 'Regional Exprés' or 'Catalunya Exprés'.

  • RENFE, +34 902240202. From Barcelona-València, stopping at stations such as Aldea-Amposta-Tortosa and Ulldecona.

By bus[edit]

  • Transportes HIFE, +34 902119814. departures from Barcelona, stopping at several municipalities.

By car[edit]

  • Highway AP-7, to get around the region, through inland roads, with good communication between municipalities.

Get around[edit]

By bus[edit]

  • Much of the regional lines are operated by Plana Bus.
  • For tourists the T-10 card is convenient. 15 € for a new card with 10 trips, 12 € for a recharge.






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