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Preparing your trip to Salou: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1. Tourist season in Salou lasts from the beginning of May till the middle of October as this period features the most favorable weather for rest, recreation and city exploration as well as plenty of exciting cultural events. A hotel for this period should better be booked in advance as many local hotels raise prices for rooms.
2. The resort area should better be cruised and explored on foot as a major part of entertainment establishments, landmarks and sites as well as hotels are located in close vicinity to each other. Tourists can get to some districts of the city by bus or by special tourist train which runs through seaside as well.
3. Local restaurants and cafes feature rather affordable pricing policy. Numerous eating houses are located in every street of the resort. Huge sizing of paella will cost in most of the restaurants about 10 Euro. A jar of sangria, a popular ethnic drink, will cost the same.
4. Tour and excursion enthusiasts should not be limited just to the landmarks and sites of the resort itself as the suburbs of Salou keep numerous spots and areas of historical significance and architectural importance. To join any tour one should visit any of the local tourist information offices. Some of the offices are located on the premises of large hotels.
5. All the beach areas of the resort are public featuring a free entrance. Extra cost may be charged for beach equipment and gears rent. Copyright
6. The optimum way to pay for goods and meals in shops and restaurants is national currency which can be exchanged in any of the local banks. Foreign currency is rarely accepted and an exchange rate in this case will be rather unprofitable. For reasons of safety tourists are recommended to exchange currency only in official financial institutions denying all private services offered by strangers in the streets no matter how profitable an offer may seem.
7. Tips are welcome for any service rendered on the resort being a sign of good courtesy. A restaurant waiter and a taxi driver are looking to get a 5-10% cash reward meanwhile a guide and a hotel maid will be enough of 0.5-1 Euro reward.
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8. The resort boasts the best night clubs however tourists may enjoy an exciting entertainment program in some local upscale restaurants as well. In large gastronomy establishments a table should be reserved in advance.
9. Tourists are not recommended to buy secondhand tickets for various events held on the resort as in this case chances are to get cheated. The matter is that used tickets may look absolutely the same as valid ones.
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What to visit being in Salou - unique sights

Port Aventura

From the series “The Most Fantastic Amusement Parks in the World”
Among the other interesting features of PortAventura, one must mention the unique show programs that are literally performed for the visitors every day. In total, the 'repertoire' of the park contains more than 90 scenarios of the grandiose shows. The most interesting and colorful are held on the holidays. A few years ago, the first-class beach clubs were opened on the park terrarium. Port Aventura receives more than 3 million guests annually and is constantly improving. … Read further


From the series “The most interesting UNESCO sites in Spain”
Many buildings of the archaeological area were restored during its research. The circus is considered one of the central elements of the complex today. It forms a single complex with the Casa de Pilatos. Excellent views of the archaeological area can be enjoyed from the upper part of this complex. The Roman Amphitheatre is located nearby. It is designed for 12 000 spectators. The fortress walls are an important architectural structure. Experts consider them one of the best examples of Roman military architecture preserved on the Iberian Peninsula. … Read further

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