In Spain, to the south of Barcelona and near the ancient town named Tarragona is located the capital of Costa Daurada - Salou. The city is conveniently situated in a wonderful climatic zone and is famous for its excellent beaches. Located in a cozy bay stretching along the coast, Salou is adjacent to an ancient fishing village Cambrils on the south and to La Pineda Cape on the north.
Salou coast is simply covered by gorgeous golden beaches that stretch along the embankment, dotted with numerous restaurants, shops and cafes for longer than 7 km. These beautiful beaches are awarded with Blue Flag, which denotes the quality mark. Salou is annually awarded with this mark by the European Union.
Unforgettable city landscapes, its mild climate and peaceful rest are combined with a wide choice of historical places that tourists will certainly want to visit. Salou is famous not only by its local attractions , but also by magnificent monuments that can be visited around the city - Torres wineries, ancient Benedictine monasteries, noisy water parks Aquapolis and Akvaleon, knight tournaments in the ancient castle of Tordera, and amazing Benifayet Caves. Among the key cognitive areas of the city are King Jaume I Boulevard, which decoration features all arms of the king’s suite, who had accompanied him in the conquest of Mallorca; Torre Vella tower-fortress, which once has been a protective point and now it stores the exhibition of Museum of Modern Enamel and conducts various exhibitions devoted to arts; and Masia Catalana - an old building made in the style of traditional peasant houses.
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