which means the golden coast is the stretch of coastline along the
province of Tarragona on the eastern side of Spain. It is also known as Costa
Costa Dorada is known for its wide golden sandy beaches by the beautiful
promenades lined with pine trees, crystal clear waters and the silhouette of the
Roman ruins covering the region.
resorts for Costa Dorada
Mont-roig del Camp and
are the popular holiday resorts in Costa Dorada. The triangle formed by
La Pineda, Salou and Cambrils comprises the most popular tourist area on
the Costa Dorada.
PortAventura and the Ebro Delta are the must visit towns and places.
In addition the world famous city of Barcelona is only a couple of hours
away with a good transportation opportunities.
beautiful city worthy of its history, beaches, museums, Reus and Salou towns and
architecture. Being the first Roman city on Span mainland
that was founded in the 3rd century B.C., Tarragona is also one of the UNESCO
World Heritage cities of Spain. It is situated on a small hill overlooking the
Mediterranean Sea by the Francolí river.
Places of interest in the Costa Dorada include; beaches of Salou, the
PortAventura Theme Park, Tarragona's historic monuments,
the monasteries of Poblet and Santes Creus, the mosaics in the
Mausoleum of Centcelles, the Arch of Berà, Scipio's Tower, the
ruins of the Monastery of Escaladei and the nature park of the Ebro
Leisure & Entertainment
The Costa Daurada is the site of the
PortAventura Theme Park that is the second largest in Europe
with more than 30 attractions. In addition, the Aqualeón Aquatic park in
Albinyana, the Aquopolis Aquatic Park in La Pineda and a
small zoo of Pescador Park in Cambrils are the other attractions.
The climate and beautiful nature offer
all kind of outdoor and water sports in Costa Dorada. On the
coasts it is possible to find variety of water sports such as windsurfing,
surfing, water skiing, scuba diving, canoeing and jet skiing at the many water
Pottery is a tradition in the towns of Costa Dorada. Together with
pottery travelers may find ceramics in Benissanet, El Vendrell, Ginestar,
La Galera, La Selva del Camp, Tivenys and Torredembarra. In addition,
wineskins made from goatskin, wrought iron, baskets made out
of palmetto or wicker and embroidery are the other favorite shopping
items in Costa Dorada.
Weather in Costa Dorada
Costa Dorada has a wonderful weather with mild winters and hot summers.
The annual average temperature is 18 C and there are 300 days of sunshine in the