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Culture of Salou. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Port Aventura In the Middle Ages the city of Salou was an attractive strategic target of sea robbers and pirates. To protect the city and its residents from conquerors local folks erected a defense tower named Torre Vella. Thos fortifying construction has been well preserved till present days and is one of the most significant landmarks of the city. The ancient defense tower established in 1530 is now reequipped into a cultural center being an established place of holding of exciting exhibitions and other events which can be of great interest for curious travelers.
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A part of the tower is now taken with the Contemporary Enamel Art Museum performing a collection of unique items made of extremely fragile but amazingly beautiful material. The ancient fortifying construction is embraced with a marvelous garden, a stroll though which will turn into the greatest unforgettable experience. Apart from age-old trees the garden offers an exciting collection of unique sculptures by local masters of statuary art.
Another remarkable historical landmark is the Catalan Farmhouse (La Masia Catalana of Salou). The farmhouse is executed in keeping with the best traditions of country life. The house is a typical dwelling of local farmers. The complex offers a completely restored decoration of the premises being usual a few centuries ago. The farmhouse keeps a collection of ancient farm implements and things of daily life of farmers. An essential part of the historical complex is cattle. Tourists visiting the city of Salou in summer will get a chance to observe the arts and crafts market set near the complex. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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A marvelous boulevard runs along one of the most beautiful beaches of the city. The boulevard is named after the King Jaume I. It is one of the most visited destinations of the city among foreign guests as the boulevard is a perfect place for hiking and embracing the charming beauty of the city. The boulevard features original decoration and design. The street is paved with a special sort of mosaic with images of family crests of local aristocracy who escorted the King during his Majorca conquering crusade. The main decorative element of the boulevard is the King Jaume I monument. Another remarkable object of the boulevard attracting city guests is a charming fountain. Tourists will enjoy perfect greenery embracing the street.
Close to the boulevard tourists will find several remarkable architectural monuments and landmarks as the Bonet House and the Villa Voramar. Located along the boulevard houses and buildings are executed in modern style. A major part of buildings was erected at the beginning of the 20th century. Each district of this scenic city features plenty of amazing unique buildings and cultural objects being of great interest for foreign guests.The city of Salou is of greatest attraction for beach rest and recreation admirers coming to the resort from all over the world. The largest beach of the destination is considered to be the Llevant Beach. Its length is about 1.2km. The beach area features the best comfort enhancing facilities and equipment being a perfect destination for a family visit. In the street running along the beach tourists will find numerous restaurants, shops and night life establishments. The area is considered to be the most buzzing in the city.
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The second largest beach of the resort of Salou is the Ponent Beach bordering on a famous fishing village named Cambrils. This part of the cost is of great popularity among serene leisure fans. Fishing enthusiasts always have a chance to rent a boat and all necessary fishing gear there and enjoy breath taking fishing. The coziest and safest beach area of the resort is considered to be the Capellans Beach being a perfect destination to rest with kids.
The Llarga beach is embraced with wild woods. It is one of the few nature areas which have preserved amazing natural charm and virginity. Another popular beach destination among tourists is the Cala de la Font beach which is located in a scenic bay. To enliven beach leisure tourists may visit the Port Aventura theme park being one of the most popular amusement destinations of the resort. Plenty of attractions and entertainments will amaze as the youngest visitors of the park so the adults. The park offers various attractions and entertainments for visitors of all ages.
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Bright water slopes and rides, amazing playing grounds for the youngest guests, scenic areas for hiking enthusiasts and plenty of extreme attractions for true thrill seekers are only few of the best facilities to enjoy in the heat of the day. Every day the park holds an exciting entertainment program with various artists and musicians engaged. The theme park offers as well perfect aquatic facilities. However water attraction fans are recommended to visit the aqua park named Apocalypses.
Salou The resort features a perfect golf center named the Lumine Mediterranea Beach & Golf Community which will be of great interest even for the most fastidious visitors. The center is a perfect place to spend a whole day enjoying a golf play on a state of the art high quality court and relaxation in an excellent restaurant. Night life enthusiasts will enjoy a great choice of clubs, stylish bars and dance floors. One of the most popular and brightest nightlife establishments of the kind is the Chaplins club featuring a huge dance floor and exciting entertainment program. The city offers its guests to visit a typical Irish pub named Christi as well which will be of great pleasure for tourists tending to easy and friendly atmosphere as well as for those guests who can not imagine an evening relaxation without a glass of favorite beer.
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Culture guide to Salou. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Salou: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Salou. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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