From the history of Roman Tarragona, to the genius that is modernist architecture and the jewels of the Cistercian Route, this three-day trip will immerse you in a thrilling and cultural journey through time.Day 1
The great Tarraco
The city wall, the provincial forum, the amphitheatre... A World Heritage Site since 2000. An unmissable visit that you can enjoy with Auriga Serveis Culturals. And, if you're in Tarragona on 23rd September, get involved in the Santa Tecla Festival, declared a Traditional Festival of National Interest: parades, giant figures, cabezudos (traditional large-headed figures), castellers (human towers) etc. Fun guaranteed.
Roman villa of Centcelles
In Constantí, 6 km from Tarragona, you can visit a key monument of early Christian art, the Roman era's oldest Christian themed dome mosaic.
Roman villa of Munts
This Altafulla villa was primarily of agricultural use and still retains its beautifully decorated structures to this day.
The Cistercian Route
Celebrate its 25th anniversary by visiting its three incredible monasteries. We start at the Monestir de Santes Creus with its chapter hall and Gothic cloister; then to the Monestir de Vallbona, with a 12th century feminine monastery, as well as a historic church and cloister. Finally, Monestir de Poblet, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its impressive cloister and royal pantheon, which houses the grave of King James I the Conqueror.
One of the most beautiful and well-preserved medieval sites in Catalonia. We continue on the City Council's route. The Middle Ages await you...
Tales of princesses
Siurana is a fairytale town which was one of the last strongholds in the Moorish resistance in Catalonia. Turisme de Siurana offers a tale-by-tale tour.
Day 3 Carthusian monastery of Escaladei
Emanating from the 12th century, it was the Iberian Peninsula's first Carthusian monastery. With Turisme del Priorat
, you can visit the three cloisters, the church, the refectory, as well as a reconstructed cell.
Joan Miró, in Mont-roig
At Mont-roig del Camp's Centre Miró, we'll gain a deep understanding of the painter's relationship with the town and the great influence it had on his works.
The house of Gaudí
In Riudoms, we'll visit Antoni Gaudí's childhood home and learn about the origin of some of the influences that define his world-famous works.