Travel Blogs from Tarragona
... 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 This is an ancient monastery which is no longer active but is nonetheless gorgeous.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 ...
... in front of us as we moved along, so time passed quite quickly. However, nothing prepares you for the wow factor as you enter this most unconventional of churches, full to the brim with symbolism, craftsmanship and natural light, yet the outside is still very much under construction with an anticipated completion date of 2026 which will be the centenary of Gaudi's death. We were glad to have hired the audio guide as so ...
... into the casino, we were given a free 5 Euro coupon, so I guess I technically lost, but since it wasn't my money to begin with, I am considering it a win!
We then loaded the buses and were on our way to Valls, where we did a "Castells" workshop with the "Colla Vella Xiquets de Valls". We learned all about the human-made castles and how they were built and the different formations of them. We not only watched the people demonstrating build ...
... inside. Don't think he made it out: ( Tarragona was vey big with a medieval area and a small beach and working port. We had a wander around, stopped for a drink and tapas, a few beers and we were done in. Coffee in a pavement cafe before setting off for France the following ...
... climb up to the historic and business district. It is especially noted for its Roman heritage, as it was an important Roman outpost in the 2nd C AD.
The first site we came to on our bikes was the Roman amphitheatre… if we hadn’t seen dozens of these darned things last year we would have been very impressed! We then arrived at the outlook at the waterfront end of the "Ramblas" which is a 19th C era 2 kilometre long ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking