On the shores of the Mediterranean,
right on the Costa Daurada
, former Roman Tarraco
offers us an important legacy of monuments amid extensive beaches. Its archaeological remains, forming a World Heritage Site
, is for most people on of the most interesting places to visit in f this Catalan city. From here you can make countless trips, like the one that brings visitors to get to know one of the best preserved Cistercian monasteries, which is also a World Heritage Site: the monastery of Poblet.
These are just a few of the places that you will visit during our tour:
Cathedral: (12th-14th century), built in the highest point of the capital, in the same site where there was once a temple dedicated to the imperial cult.
Roman Amphitheatre: Building that held fights between gladiators (2nd century), over which the Visigoth basilica was built (6th century) as well as a Romanesque church (12th century).
Praetorium and Roman Circus: Roman tower at the Provincial Forum square (1st century) transformed into a royal palace (14th century). Roman Circus Building used to hold horse and chariot races (1st century).
Plaça de la Font, Plaça del Fòrum, Plaça del Rei: The modern city coexists with its imperial past, enjoy its terraces full of life in a unique environment and surrounded by history.