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Salou, Costa Dorada, Spain
Holidays in Salou

 
 

Overview
Salou 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 Costa Dorada.

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 Majorca.

Also the nearby world heritage city of
Tarragona 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 30 attractions.

 
 
 


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