- Salou is a family holiday resort in Spain, just less than 100 kilometers from Barcelona. With the blue flag sandy beaches and beautiful mountain backdrop, it is difficult to not just sit in the beachside bars admiring the scenery. There is more to do in Salou though. Salou, Spain is home to some fabulous entertainment as well as food. Before you leave Salou, here are some local venues to be sure to visit.
- PortAventura - Now known as PortAventura
This spectacular theme park is the largest amusement park and resort in all of south Europe. Formerly operated by Universal Studios as “Universal Mediteranea,” The PortAventura is the best resort in Catalonia.
- Mount Tibidabo
Nestled atop this mountain is a church and a fun park that offers the most breathtaking views of Barcelona. Mount Tibidabo attracts thousands of tourists every year.
- Parque Guell
Visit Parque Guell to see the amazing architecture and garden design of renowned architect Antonio Gaudi.
- Sagrada Familia Cathedral
The Sagrada Familia Cathedral is another beautiful piece of architecture that after 100 years, still gas not been completed. This is another place to visit in Salou that draws in thousands of spectators every year.
- Las Ramblas
Las Ramblas is boulevard spanning from the central square of Plaza Catalunya all the way to the port. This is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat and take in the amazing beauty. When you are done eating, you can tour the home of the 1992 Olympic Games, Montjuic Mountain.
- Playa Levante Beach
This beach is lined with golden sand shores. Playa Levante beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Catalonia. You will love the palm lined shores and walkways surround the beach.
- Torre Vella
The Torre Vella is one of the rare remains of old Salou. This old Watch tower, dating back to the 16th century, now showcases the finest in modern art exhibitions.
- Aquopolis Water Park
The Aquopolis water park is located in Solou’s neighboring resort, La Pineda. While in visiting Aquopolis be sure to stop and check out the dolphin show. There are also many other shops and boutiques in the city to check out.
- Michelin-starred Can Bosch
This is well known as the best seafood restaurant located on Costa Dorada. This restaurant is only 6 kilometers away, making it the perfect night out in Salou.
Getting around Salou is fairly easy. Most major points of interest in Salou are only a short distance from the main promenade. When going to Port Aventura, there are shuttle busses available. Shuttle busses also take tourists to and from La Pineda and Cambrils. What are you waiting for? Book your direct flight from Paris to Salou, London to Salou or from any European city today! Ryanair - Salou Airport Transfers