Tarragona

Spain

Cruises to Tarragona, Spain

A port town dating back to the 5th century BC, Tarragona teems with history. Lose yourself in Roman ruins, including an amphitheater overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Take a stroll in the medieval town centre to explore an enormous Gothic and Romanesque cathedral and other splendid structures. Or head to nearby Reus for your fill of early 20th-century modernist architecture. Feel like getting your adrenaline pumping? Head to PortAventura, a massive amusement park filled with thrilling rides and exciting shows. And when you're hungry, you have plenty of delicious options, including lots of fresh seafood. Take your pick from any number of small bars, restaurants and cafés in the city centre featuring inventive fare from the sea.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Tarragona
  • Time Zone
    CET (Central European Time) UTC/GMT +1 hour
  • Language
    The local languages are Spanish and Catalan. Say "Good Morning" in Catalan: "Bon dia."
  • Currency & Shopping
    European Currency (EUR) Souvenirs, clothing, shoes and jewellery.
    • Famous For
      Explore the National Archaeological Museum of Tarragona for its extensive mosaic collection and other items depicting the area’s wealth during the Roman era.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Tarragona is home to Spain's second-most important Roman archeological site. Don't miss exploring the breathtaking seaside amphitheater.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Tour the Cathedral of Tarragona, a Roman Catholic Church built on the site of a Tiberius-era temple, a Visigoth cathedral and a Moorish mosque.
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