Tarragona province is situated in the east part of Spain, belonging to the autonomous community of Catalonia. This province is bathed by the Mediterranean Sea, and offers an attractive coast with 150 miles of golden sand beaches, known as the Costa Dorada (Golden Coast). Tarragona is a tourist destination for its beaches, for its history and culture as well. The capital city with the same name is known for the roman ruins of Tarraco, designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, such as the Amphitheatre and the Roman Circus. The province is famous for its outdoor festivities throughout the year.
Population: over 888 thousand
Other major cities: Reus, Salou, El Vendrell, Tortosa, Valls, Amposta
Main attractions: Tarragona’s cathedral, Aqueduct, Arc de Berà, Tarragona Amphitheatre, Circ Roma, Museu Nacional Arqueològic de Tarragona, Museu d'Història de Tarragona, Passeig Arqueològic Muralles, Port Aventura, Monumento a los Castellers, Murallas de Tarragona, Mediterranean Balcony, Casco Antiguo de Tarragona, Castle of Sant Joan, or Suda, Festival de Santa Tecla
Major airports: Reus Airport (REU - Aeroport de Reus)
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