See the Stunning ‘Golden Coast’ of Catalonia on Private Salou Tours
Go with Private Salou Tours and arrive in an area of Spain which caters for all your vacation wants and wishes. Due to its location on the Golden Coast, Costa Dorada, in the region of Catalonia, it is, therefore, not a surprise to learn, a very popular town with tourists.
Salou is popular for family vacations with beautiful beaches, shallow waters, excellent resorts, a variety of fun and entertaining facilities and PortAventura, the top theme park in Spain. It is not only for families as it can be a romantic destination too with fabulous sunsets, hidden coves easily reached on Salou boat tours and adult only resorts.
There are not many Mediterranean towns without a rich cultural history and on a Salou cultural tour, you can see that this town has a history. However, the town of Tarragona which is Salou’s neighbouring town, has, even more, to offer with Roman buildings and fortifications. Tarragona is not far and it is one of the stops on sightseeing tours Salou.
Top 10 Things to Do in Salou
Be Intrigued With Torre Vella De Salou on Private Guided Tours Salou
With private guided tours Salou, visit the likes of Torre Vella de Salou which is The Old Tower of Salou. The tower was built in 1530 to protect from pirates the city. It is one of the most visited places in the Town by tourists.
Another interesting place to visit is Santa Maria del Mar church. As a tribute to the Fishery in Salou and its importance, this church was erected during the 18th century.
The activities that Salou have to offer tourists are excellent. The water sports activities especially which include diving, snorkelling, paragliding, jet skiing, paddle boarding and lots more.
The entertainment at night will also impress with fabulous restaurants and a lively selection of bars and clubs which line the pavements.
Travel Tips for Salou
For many, the best time to go is when there are fewer crowds, still warm enough for the beach yet milder for sightseeing tours Salou to be comfortable, the best time is from mid-May to early June. Once the European school holidays start at the end of June, it gets busy, and the temperatures can rise to above 30 degrees Celsius July and August. September and October are nice, but there is a chance of short heavy downpours!
The prices in Salou are very good considering it is a top European tourist destination. It is however slightly more expensive during the summer/ peak season. This also includes prices for sightseeing tours Salou. On average the price of a 3-course meal for 2 in a mid-range restaurant is US$42. The cost for a room in a 3-star hotel starts from US$40. Expect to pay around US$3 formal bottles of imported beer.
When organizing a trip during peak season, book as well in advance as possible. You should book any private Salou tours you wish to do before travelling too. A sign of good manners is to leave a tip for services you are happy with. The recommended amount to tip is 5-10% of the total bill or taxi fare. For hotel maids or guides around US$1 is average. On group tours, you are expected not to wander away from the group.
A Mediterranean climate is what you get in the town of Salou. This means warm to hot summers and mild winters. During the summer months, the temperatures are 30 degrees Celsius and over, especially in July and August. Spring and Autumn are still warm with some rainfall. However, the heavier downpours tend to be more in Autumn. Winter sees temperatures averaging 13 degrees Celsius with January and February the coolest.