in the south of Catalonia and on the north east of Spain,
Costa Dorada, is a very
lively and cosmopolitan resort and one of the most popular holiday resorts in
Salou's big sandy coastline with small rocky coves is very ideal for various
maritime activities. The 3,5 km. sandy beach of Salou is
is known as "the beach of Europe".
The famous Passeig de les Palmeres (Palm tree promenade) runs alongside
the Llevant beach and through the old Modernist houses, apartment
buildings, hotels, bars and outdoor cafes.
In addition, Salou also has interesting monuments to see which include the 16th
century Torre Vella. It is a monument at the edge of the beach that commemorates
the departure in 1229 of King Jaume I's expedition to conquer the island of
Also the nearby world heritage city of
and the world famous
PortAventura Theme Park worth a visit. It is
a fantastic theme park and the second largest in Europe with more than