There are many roman ruins in Tarragona, old columns, part of the walls etc but the Roman Amphitheatre(amfiteatre roma) is the most interesting and impressive among them. It was built in late 1st or... more
Rambla Nova is a 700meters long wide avenue with a pavement in the middle where local market takes place but also there are many shops and café along both sides of the street. Visitors and locals were... more
Getting out of the train station we had 2 options to reach the Old Town, the first one was to take the ring road along the coast and the second one to go up the stairs (pic 1). We did the second one... more
Cathedral of Tarragona (cathedral de Saint Mary ) is an impressive roman catholic church in gothic style with 3 naves that was built in 1331 (actually it begun in 1171!) and stands on the spot of a... more
Roman Circus was another huge structure that was to designed to hold spectacles (the others were the theatre and the amphitheatre). It was built during the first century AD and had a capacity of... more
Tarragona is connected with the roman era so it was no surprise that there is a good archaeological museum here. Archaeological Museum (museu nacional arqueologic de Tarragona) was founded in mid 19th... more
At PortAventura the fun has no bounds. It is a fascinating journey through five exotic cultures. Relish the rush of the Hurakan Condor´s heart-pounding free-fall, behold the world´s most acrobatic... more
The Castellarnau House Museum is situated along Cavallers Street, a street were many noble families had their homes. The mansion was bought by the Castellarnau family in 1764. In 1954 it was given to... more
On our way back towards Rambla Nova we passed by a long square. It is Plaça de la Font (Fountain’s Square) and house the Town Hall of Tarragona (pic 2). Along the square covering both sides of it... more
located next to the placeta dels angels is the ancient jewish quarter of tarragona. in ancient times there was a synagogue and ritual baths located here. pictured is a block of stone with a hebrew... more
How did we ever end up at Tarragona? We can hear you think that. For a young couple with two kids it’s maybe more ‘normal’ to go to Salou for example. But we’re not normal people! We are part of VT......
The first time I worked in Tarragona, I stayed in Barcelona for the first few weeks and made the commute to Tarragona each day. I ultimately worked and lived in Tarragona for about a year, but made......
tarragona is a very interesting ancient town in catalonia. the earliest known inhaitation of tarragona dates back to the 6th century BC. in 218BC during the second punic war tarragona was incorporated...