Travel Blogs from Salou
... in Tarragona live. Next we took a quick break for lunch where Jordan and I nommed on some yummy gazpacho. We then hopped back on our bus and went to the Monasteri De Santes Creus which was about 30 minutes from Tarragona. This is an ancient monastery which is no longer active but is nonetheless gorgeous. Our tour guide explained the monk life style (no talking or eating meat which I totally could not live with) and it was really fascinating. After the monastery we headed back to ...
... we arrive at Cambrils at 6pm.
A quick check in while the 4 kids disappear to check out the park and we settle into our straw- roofed tropical looking bungalow.
We spend 7 nights in this bungalow and 2 in a "lollypop" coloured villa. We booked this park the night before in Segovia, jagging it after a last minute cancellation. This place is fully booked all summer and is frequented by many nations. They come from the Netherlands, ...
... luggage, and got the train to Prestwick airport. Straight over the bridge, checked in and bike box dispatched within 6 minutes and then in for a cheeky pint before going through security. Flight on time, 2 1/2 hours later in Reus, bike built in 15 mins and then the 3 mile spin into town from the airport! Checked in, paid, and then down to the bottom ...
in Tarragona is market day! “Tom” directed us to “a car park
in the city centre” and, yes you guessed, it was the one under the
big, big market on “Las Ramblas”. We got past it though and
Tarragona really does have it all. Las Ramblas is a lovely avenue.
There's a Roman amphitheatre on the sea front, there's a lovely
(Roman and onwards) old town, a nice sandy beach. Oh, and ...
popped in to Cambrils for our overnight stop as a means of “doing”
Tarragona, a little way North. We weren't here very long but it was
nice enough. The boss of our campsite took pity on me and let me use
his car wash to get 4000 kilometres of dirt off my motor for no
charge and we had a walk into town ...