Excursions with base in Hotel Gaudí*** Reus (Tarragona)
Enjoy routes from Reus
REUS ROUTE, MODERNIST CITY
City that in the XVIII and XIX century was the second largest city in Catalonia, due to its intense business activity. Exponents of this period are Bofarull Palace, Teatro Fortuny and especially the buildings that form along “La Ruta Modernista”. This we must do on foot, finding the most significant works of Lluís Domènech i Montaner that live with the splendid achievements of local architects Pere Caselles and Joan Rubio i Bellver, a small sample of these buildings we find in our way are: Sarda House, Gasull House, Casa Rull, Grau House, Casa Munné, Casa Serra and others for a total of 23.
In the County Museum (Museo Comarcal) located in the plaza of the Llibertat, you will find a room dedicated to Antonio Gaudi, a son of this city. A Stroll through the Medieval and Roman Tarragona or La Ruta de la Tarragona Medieval, is a walking tour of the historic center of this city, combining a visit to the medieval buildings with a visit to the Museum of Modern Art. The urban structure of Tarragona is strongly influenced by the original Roman city, which retains the perimeter and the escalonated terraces. Places of interest that every traveler should visit are: Casa Castellarnau in the upper part of the city, the Cathedral, the Antic Hospital de Santa Tecla, the Jewish Quarter called “Call”and the Portal Sant Antoni.
ROUTE OF TORRE DELS ESCIPIONS AND PEDRERA DEL MÉDOL (TARRAGONA).
From the Torre dels Scipio and the Via Augusta, old road that in Roman times linked the cities of Rome and Tarraco, you get to the Pedrera del Médol, where the Romans mined the material that built the aqueducts, arches and Towers of Tarragona.
CÍSTER ROUTE (ALT CAMP, CONCA DE BARBERÁ I URGELL)
Leave from Reus bound to the Monastery of Poblet (1153), the cornerstone of the Cistercian Route and named Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1992. As a complementary offering we can visit the town of L’Espluga of Francol, tourist center where you can visit the Cooperatiu Celler, magnificent Art Nouveau building, the Cova de la Font Major, the sixth longest cave in Europe, and the Museum of Rural Life. Back in the Cistercian Route, we turn to Vallbona de les Monges, which is the antithesis of Poblet Monastery and the smallest of the route and currently inhabited by monks. As a perfect complement to the route, visit the Monastery of Santes Creus, which is the only one who doesn’t host a religious community (of three that we see on the road) and where we are allowed access to one of its dependencies.
- WINE ROUTE (D.O. PRIORAT)
- OIL ROUTE (D.O SIURANA)
- “CALÇOT” FESTA (PARTY)
Meeting the “Calçot” season recollection (white onion from Valls), this town celebrates, during the months of February and March, every Sunday, the traditional “festa del Calçot” or “Calçotada”. Thousands of people go to Valls to celebrate these party seasons that promote the Calçot. Streets of this town gain life and organize multiple competitions and Claçot tastings and much more…
COMPLEMENTARY LEISURE OFFER:
- Green: Reus Aigüesvers
- Green: Bonmont Terres Noves
- Universal mediterránea (Port Aventura / Costa Caribe) — 7 kms.
- Delta de l’Ebre, els Ports de Tortosa-Beseit, montañas de Prades, la Serra del Montsant – Cartuja de Scala Dei
SUN, BEACHES, CALM AND PEACE