Tarragona

Guide to the Municipalities

Strolling through the most Roman of all Catalan cities, visitors might feel nostalgic for times when Tarraco was capital and home to half Hispania. But this sensation does not last long when you discover the rich medieval and modern heritage, the magnificent beaches and the wide range of recreational, cultural, festive and gastro activities in Tarragona city.

The main architectural attractions in the World Heritage Site city are Roman: the walls, the amphitheatre, the theatre, the hippodrome, the Pretorio tower, the pre-Christian necropolis and local and provincial forums, all in the historic town centre. What's more, on the outskirts, it is possible to see the Mèdol quarry, the aqueduct on the Devil's bridge and the Escipiones mausoleum.

On the other hand, don't miss the chance to visit the cathedral of Santa Maríaand the Canals and Castellarnau houses.

The municipality's nineteen kilometres of coastline boast fabulous beaches such as la Llarga, la Rabassada or la Fonda, as well as natural spaces such as the mouth of the Gaià and Tamarit-Punta de la Mora, location of Tamarit castle and the Mora tower.



The essentials

- Discover the cathedral of Santa María.
- Enjoy the beaches.
- Take part in the popular celebrations.
- Visit the main museums.
- Contemplate the views from the balcony of the Mediterranean.

Suggestions

  • Region: Tarragonès
  • Province: Tarragona
  • Location: Bonsol, Cala Romana, Colls Majors, Coves Llorito, Miracle, el, Rodolat, el, Boscos de Tarragona, els, Quatre Garrofers, els, Escorpí, Florimar, Icomar, Pinedes, les, Llevantina, Oliva, l', Monnars, Parc Riu Clar, Pedrol, Residencial Monnars, Riu Clar, Sant Ramon, Tamarit, Tarragona, Torreforta, Vileta de Mar
  • Size: 55
  • Inhabitants: 133954
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Economic activity

El sector industrial y los servicios son el principal motor de la economía municipal. Las industrias más importantes son el sector petroquímico y de la energía.

El sector primario es muy poco relevante, aunque la parte más importante se centra en la pesca. De hecho, Tarragona es el principal puerto pesquero de Catalunya, con respecto al número de capturas. En la agricultura, por otro lado, se conservan los cultivos de avellanos, algarrobos, árboles frutales, olivos y viñedos.

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