Tarragona

Tarragona Day Tour from Barcelona

A combined excursion to Tarragonna & Sitges from Barcelona

On this tour you will be able to see the impressive remains of the old roman city of Tarragona (Tarraco in Roman times) combined with Sitges, a beautiful coastal city south of Barcelona. Tarragona was one of the most important cities in the Roman Empire, and capital in the province Tarraconensis. However, Today's Tarragona has much more than the Roman ruins to offer to the visitor: Tarragona is a lively city that has a cozy historical centre with cobbled streets, that date back to the medieval period, a carming gothic quarter and an imposing gothic cahtedral.

Tarragona have impressive remains from Roman times: On the way from Barcelona you will experience the Roman Aqueduct, one of the best preserved in Spain. In the center of Tarragona, not far from the sea, you will see the amphitheater. Not far from there lies the circus, the Forum, the Roman walls as well as the archeological museum.

After the visit to Roman Tarraco we continue on to Sitges. Here it will be possible to relax and enjoy the views of the Mediterranean Sea, enjoy the Santa María church, the house of famous painter Rousinyol and have a drink in the charming cafeterias, the seaside promenade or the fancy shops on Sitges' main streets.

the Roman Amphitheater
Views of the sea and the Roman Amphitheater

The province Tarraconensis and its capital Tarraco (the name for Roman Tarragona) was one of the most important in the Roman Empire. Just before dying, the Roman Emperor Hadrian, who was born in the south of Hispania (the Roman Spain) wrote his memoirs and praised Tarraco as one of the most beautiful cities he had visited in his life.

The cathedral of Tarragona
The cathedral of Tarragona

Here, Hadrian said, the 40.000 inhabitants produced wine and other products that had the same quality as in Rome, and the climate was perfect - an eternal spring as he called it.
Details and prices for the Tarragona & Sitges Tour
Duration of the Tarragona & Sitges Tour
Approximately 7-8 hours(the route can be customized)

Prices of the Tarragona & Sitges Tour from Barcelona
Prices from
32 €
per person for a private tour to Tarragona and Sitges from Barcelona. The tour is private, and we can pick-up and drop-off at the hotel. The final price depends on the number of participants. .

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