Hotel Royal Tarraco

Sant Auguri 5, Tarragona, Costa Dorada, Catalonia, 43002, Spain and Canary Islands | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tarragona

Last day in Sitges

A travel blog entry by kimdibb


... downtown area and through some residential streets as well. The riding was not really that good because there are so many pedestrians in the downtown area and the streets are so narrow and along the seaside promenade the wind was very strong. Nevertheless, we had fun and were able to get around quickly. We had lunch at vegetarian restaurant one street over from our street which was very good. Since it was such a beautiful, sunny day we rode the bikes to one of the many beaches ...

Baixa de la Cucafera

A travel blog entry by penguinchris


... re perhaps a bit more touristy than what we usually go for but in general the tourists that manage to get here have done so under their own steam so it is seldom overrun. The last time that we ate at Taverna del Mar not one but two different people walked straight into the large plate glass window at the front of the interior part of the restaurant so we were quite disappointed to see that they had put a table in the window, thus depriving us of both anticipation ...

The Baixada de l'Aliga

A travel blog entry by penguinchris


... stopped at the Cafe Lizarran again where James met us and graciously accepted the Santa Tecla hat that we'd bought for him (for protection in Barcelona's correfoc in a few days time).

We had enjoyed a visit to the Passeig Arqueologic last year but James hadn't accompanied us and we agreed that we would like to see it again so we went back to the Hotel Placa de la Font to drop the bag of food off (they kindly agreed to keep it in the fridge for us) and ...

An early night? Don't even think about it.

A travel blog entry by penguinchris


... to carry on with their normal business for a while and then the fun starts. The Tronada is what it says it is. A prolonged blast of artificial thunder as numerous mortars launch explosive pyrotechnics into the air. The effect is impressive and you feel the explosions almost as much as hear them. Small children cry and grown ups wince and everybody claps and cheers when it's all over.

The fencing is taken down quickly to make way for the Ball de Gegants. The gegants had ...

More Santa Tecla

A travel blog entry by penguinchris


... front to get back into the city.

There are a handful of touristy restaurants overlooking the marina and we stopped at one for an hour or so to quench our thirsts before walking the length of the beach where we admired a lovely young lady sculpted out of sand, a work that we enjoyed much more than the Russian sailing ships back at the town hall. The beach at Tarragona is pretty good for a city beach and there were plenty of people enjoying the sun and swimming in the sea. ...


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2.50 of 5 stars Fair

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