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Tour of the Reus & Salou Region, Spain

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Reus Airport is situated in eastern Spain about 10 miles west of the extremely popular beach resort town of Salou. The historic and beach resort town of Tarragona is only about 6 miles east and the inland town of Reus about 3 miles west. The scenic town of Sitges is situated about 35 miles up the coast and the city of Barcelona about 60 miles north. The area has great beaches and there are many tours to the historic places and leisure tours.

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Flights take about 2 hours 40 minutes between UK Airports and Reus Airport.

Ryanair provide seasonal flights between Reus Airport and UK Airports such as: Bristol . Cork . Dublin . Glasgow/Prestwick . Liverpool . London/Stanstead .

For Information on other Airlines that fly to Reus, visit en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reus_Airport.

Reus Airport currently has 3 bus routes from the Airport. One bus goes directly to Barcelona, another runs on circuit between the Airport - La Pineda - Salou - Cambrils and back to the airport again with a price to Salou about 7 Euro. The last route goes directly into Tarragona City. Taxi to Salou costs about 30 Euro. Bus & Taxi information.

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Salou is one of the most popular holiday resorts in Spain with great beaches, large water park, vast array of accommodation, restaurants, bars, shopping and is situated close to the historic towns of Tarragona, Sitges and Barcelona.

There are a large number of tours available from Salou to the areas historic places, as well as sport and leisure tours. Salou Tours .

Reus Airport is situated about 6 miles northwest of Salou. Google Map.

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Port Aventura Park is situated on the outskirts of Salou.

The water park of PortAventura with its incredible atmosphere of the Carribean offers unlimited hours of fun. Go down at full speed through the rapids, surf the waves of the vast pool or relax in the calm river waters that borders the Aquatic Park of PortAventura.

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Tarragona is a beach resort with a difference, a town with a vast amount of ancient ruins.

This resort is ideal for tourists looking for a more leisurely holiday than the bustling Salou, that is situated about 7 miles south.

Reus Airport is situated about 6 miles west of Tarragona.

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Tarragona Plaza shows more recent architecture typical of the town.

Tourist attractions include the Museum of Archaeology and the Roman ruins of Tarraco, which has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Tarragona also has a wall surrounding the old city. There are two gates through the wall of Tarragona: the Portal del Roser and the Portal de Sant Antoni.


Tarragona Cathedral is believed to have been founded by St. Olegarius. The building is solid and elegant, combining the Romanesque, Arabic, and Gothic styles of architecture, producing a very original and unique effect.

Its facade is composed of three sections, and the ground plan, in the form of a Latin cross, has three naves and a wide transept. In the right nave is the chapel of St. Tecla, patroness of the city, begun in 1760 under the direction of Don José Prats and finished in 1776.

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Reus is situated about 3 miles west of Reus Airport, about 8 miles west of Salou and Tarragona.

The view left is of Plaza Mercadal showing the town has some interesting architecture.

Reus is the capital of the comarca of Baix Camp, in the province of Tarragona, in Catalonia.

Much of this areas wealth has come from producing wines and spirits.

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The Reus Plaza Prim shows the statue of General Prim, one of Spain's great military commanders in the 1800s.

Reus is where Spain's most famous architect Antoni Gaudi was born, so attracts many visitors on the Gaudi Trail.

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Sitges is a small city about 35 miles north of Tarragona, situated between the hills and the sea.

The city has a good number of top hotels, great beaches, nightspots, and historical sites.

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Barcelona is situated about 60 miles north of Reus Airport.

The city is a popular day trip from Salou or the other beach resorts as it has a good selection of historic buildings, museums, beaches and shopping.

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Montserrat ia a popular attraction situated about 80 miles north of Salou.

This is the site of the Benedictine abbey named Santa Maria de Montserrat. The abbey contains the Virgin of Montserrat sanctuary that is beleived to have connections to the Holy Grail.

The abbey can be reached by road, cable car, or by a Rack Railway.

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For more information on Reus, visit: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reus

 

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