Catalonia is a region that attracts millions of tourists all year round, as it offers breathtaking scenery and immense cultural heritage. One doesn’t tire from visiting here. If you want to spend your holidays in Costa Daurada, we recommend a few villages to visit during your stay throughout this article.
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Great views from the breakwater
Located north of Costa Daurada, the village of Calafell - whose name of Latin and Arabic origin means small castle - will seduce you.
Among the most beautiful in the region, Calafell still beholds its castle, however one can equally admire the remains of its Iberian citadel. It is then possible to continue walking towards the hermitage of San Miguel de Segur, dating back to the Roman period, that contrasts with the modernity of the San Pedro Pescador church. It's probably become clear - discovering this small village will allow one to travel back in time, becoming permeated with its history.
In addition, many activities are offered to tourists throughout the year. To avoid any spoilers: the gastronomy is varied and suitable for all tastes!
Contemplate the beauty of the Mediterranean Sea
Considered as one of the most beautiful villages within Costa Daurada, Torredembarra is an example of the Catalan Renaissance. One can notably observe it from the Icart Castle, built in the 16th century. Feel free to explore the streets and stop to admire the parish church of San Pedro, the Tower of the Villa, the Villa del Moro, the "Cal Checo", Antoni Roig street - without forgetting the lighthouse and Muntanyans beach.
To enjoy both the beach and the culture
Impressively, the village of Altafulla stands on a 53 meter high mountain and offers breathtaking views of the region. The main source of pleasure in visiting here is to walk through the village streets in order to admire the monuments and views. The church of San Martin, the castle of Montserrat, Els Munts... One will easily succumb to this small village’s charm.
Ametlla de mar
Disconnect in the tranquility of a coastal city
Small fishing villages are very numerous within Costa Daurada, however we suggest you to stop in Ametlla de Mar. There’s no better way to enjoy a good time than to get lost in the streets of this village all while living an absolutely unique experience. Don’t miss out on the fish market, which happens to impress anyone who lives such for the first time! Finally, one has an appreciation for ceramic, head over to the museum dedicated to the latter. Pleasure guaranteed!
A city in which time has not passed
The Cambrils village is one of the Costa Daurada jewels. Such is a beautiful, little, lively fishing village - which is one of the Catalans' favorites. Its maritime walks are among the longest and largest in the region. Stop in front of the red lighthouse situated in front of the green one - main features of the city. Another particularity, the round pine is a centenary tree considered as a reference due to its singularity and its beauty. Observe the Esquirol Tower as well as that of the so different hermit. Finally, one can lose themselves within the old district, filled with enchanting restaurants.
On the way back, aboard a Renfe-SNCF in Cooperation high-speed train, relax and think of nothing more than your future travels...