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Salou: PortAventura and Ferrari Land 1, 2, or 3-Day Ticket

1. Salou: PortAventura and Ferrari Land 1, 2, or 3-Day Ticket

Enjoy 1, 2, or 3 days of thrills with a ticket to 2 amazing parks, meet fascinating characters, explore mysterious ruins in far away lands, feel like a real cowboy or cowgirl, embark on amazing adventures and make your dreams come true. Feel the adrenaline rush on board roller coasters, unwind in the spa, enjoy the fresh air with a round of golf or simply sit back and enjoy the tranquility of the gentle Mediterranean breeze. Explore PortAventura's third theme park dedicated to the prestigious Italian firm Ferrari. Visit a unique park in Europe and see its tribute not only to the technological facet of Ferrari, but also to its role as an emblem of Italian genius. Feel the speed, innovation, adrenaline, theming, and leading rides on an international scale. Discover Ferrari Land's incredible attractions and amazing spaces dedicated exclusively to the legendary Italian racing team. The tickets are valid for consecutive days after the first activation. The number of days depends on the option chosen. 

Tarragona: Costa Daurada Catamaran and Snorkeling Tour

2. Tarragona: Costa Daurada Catamaran and Snorkeling Tour

Sail across the azure waters of the Mediterranean on a Costa Daurada catamaran tour from Tarragona. Choose between a 3-hour cruise with snacks and drinks, a 3-hour cruise with drinks, or a 5-hour cruise with a tasty barbecue lunch and drinks. Stop to swim and snorkel in stunning locations. Board the boat and set sail from Tarragona. Sip on a ice-cold drink as the wind blows through your hair. Be on the lookout for caves hidden between the sandy beaches and frolicking dolphins. Drop anchor off the coast so you can enjoy some time swimming. Snorkel around the boat, exploring the underwater life and swimming through schools of silver fish. Soak up some sun on the spacious deck. Enjoy views of dynamic shoreline and turquoise waters as the catamaran sails back to Cambrils.

House of Illusion Mystery Theatre and Comedy Show

3. House of Illusion Mystery Theatre and Comedy Show

Be greeted by attentive staff and escorted up the grand stairs and onto a beautiful terrace or into the Houdini Bar. For Gold and VIP guests, you will be escorted into the VIP area, where you will at once be presented with a glass of champagne and treated to a beautiful room overlooking the sea. All guests will be treated to a close up parlor show before the doors to the theater open and you will be shown into a beautifully decorated, candlelit theater, where you will be served as much white wine, red wine, lager and soft drinks as you like, without even having to lift a finger. On the early dinner show option, enjoy a meal of fresh salad, marinated chicken, fries and ice cream or upgrade to the VIP package for a three course dinner of a mixed meat starter, sirloin steak or baked cod and a special dessert. Be entertained at your table by weird and wonderful mystery entertainers, followed closely by a hilarious variety performance, full of a mixture of magic, comedy and laughter. Throughout the second half of the show, explore the concept of ‘Dreams’. A mysterious world full of mystery, magic and bewilderment. Be full of amazement as the performers leave you lost for words with shadowography, manipulation, theatre of the mind and of course grand, mind blowing illusions.

Salou: PortAventura, Caribe Aquatic Park & Ferrari Multi-Day

4. Salou: PortAventura, Caribe Aquatic Park & Ferrari Multi-Day

Enjoy thrills with your friends and family all year round at PortAventura World. Feel the adrenaline rush onboard roller coasters or simply sit back and enjoy the tranquility of the gentle Mediterranean breeze. Explore the different worlds at the three parks of the resort: PortAventura Park, Ferrari Land, and PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park. Meet fascinating characters, explore mysterious ruins in faraway lands, feel like a real cowboy or cowgirl, embark on amazing adventures and make your dreams come true. Discover Ferrari Land's incredible attractions and amazing spaces dedicated exclusively to the legendary Italian racing team. Visit a park unique to Europe and see the tribute not only to the technological achievements of Ferrari, but also to its role as an emblem of Italian genius. Experience the speed, innovation, adrenaline, of world-renowned rides.

Tarragona: Kayak & Snorkeling in Llop Mari Cave

5. Tarragona: Kayak & Snorkeling in Llop Mari Cave

Dive underwater in the Llop Mari Cave with this kayak outing. Observe the vibrant marine life, learn to snorkel, and enjoy a boat cruise to the cave. Park your car for free near the Arenal beach and come to the wooden booth on the beach. Get your snorkel gear, including a fin and goggles. Hear a short safety briefing and learn the basics of kayaking before heading out. Once embarked, set sail for the Cueva Llop Mari. After about 60 minutes of navigation, the boat will reach the cave and you'll visit it. Snorkel in the cave with the fish for about 30 minutes before heading back to the beach.

Ebro Delta Boat Cruise

6. Ebro Delta Boat Cruise

Set sail from Deltebre near Amposta on a leisurely cruise down the Ebro River. Cruise down the river, passing by the Buda Island and large rice fields into the Ebro Delta. Learn more about the flora, fauna, and history of the delta from your expert local guide. Admire the serene surroundings and spot many bird species who inhabit the delta.

From Barcelona: PortAventura Theme Park Ticket & Transfer

7. From Barcelona: PortAventura Theme Park Ticket & Transfer

At 9:00 in the morning, we will depart from the office at Estació del Nord, located very close to Arc de Triomf, relax and enjoy the journey, we will arrive at PortAventura World around 10:30 A.M. Enjoy a full-day of thrills and spills at Spain's largest theme park on this day out to PortAventura from Barcelona. Six completely different worlds of adventure await you in PortAventura Park: Mediterrània, Polynesia, SésamoAventura, China, México and Far West. PortAventura Park is home to 40 rides for you to test your courage and feel an adrenaline rush. Whatever you're into, you're sure to find something to suit your interests! At the park, you will discover one-of-a-kind rides in Europe with records for height, speed and size. Encounter intense, dizzying and exciting attractions such as Dragon Khan, Furius Baco and Shambhala, Europe’s highest roller coaster. You'll also find plenty of attractions for younger guests, and lots more fun for the whole family!  In addition to fantastic rides, enjoy a different kind of entertainment through the magic of show business with up to 40 daily performances! Step inside the Gran Teatro Imperial and discover a world of magic and music where anything is possible, including acrobats, dance routines and melodies! Around 6:30 P.M. meet your guide again to go back to Barcelona office, please bear in mind that July and August we will be departing around 7:30 P.M. because the theme park remains open longer. Let yourself be seduced by fantastic offers! 

Tarragona: Scavenger Hunt and City Sights Self-Guided Tour

8. Tarragona: Scavenger Hunt and City Sights Self-Guided Tour

Get to know Tarragona at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the “Cathedral of Tarragona”, “Roman Walls and Circus of Tarraco”, “Sedassos Square”, “Mediterranean Balcony” and many more! After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the “Archaeological Walk” and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the “Mediterranean Balcony”. The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

Salou: PortAventura Ferrari Land Admission Ticket

9. Salou: PortAventura Ferrari Land Admission Ticket

Experience the passion of Ferrari with a 1-day entry ticket to the Ferrari Land theme park at PortAventura World on the Costa Dorada. Skip the line to enter the park by going directly to the entrance and scanning your ticket.  Marvel at a stunning recreation of Italy and the birthplace of Scuderia Ferrari, including the façades of the Colosseum, La Scala, and Campanile of San Marco. Stroll through the streets and discover a fabulous store selling exclusive branded products. Enjoy the flavors of Italy in an authentic trattoria or at restaurants serving traditional cuisine. Tour the world in a single lap aboard a Ferrari GT, take an interactive journey through the history of the motoring marque, and more.

Tarragona: Roman Heritage Guided Walking Tour

10. Tarragona: Roman Heritage Guided Walking Tour

Enjoy a tour of the main Roman monuments of Tarragona with an official city guide. First you will be introduced to the Roman history of the region next to the city walls, which are the oldest Roman walls outside Italy. Learn why they chose this hill next to the Mediterranean as the gateway to Rome for the whole peninsula. Visit the historic center of Tarragona, where Roman monuments are intertwined with today's houses, streets and squares. With the help of the large city model, the guide will describe how the city used to look, and explain the functions of its buildings. Finally, after watching an audiovisual exhibit with 3D images you will head to the Amphitheater, located by the sea. Learn about the gladiator fights and beast hunting that took place here in ancient times, and review the amazing history of the stadium to this day.

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What people are saying about Tarragona

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 1,528 reviews

Very well priced, we had 2 days tickets to the park and 1 day to Ferrari Land. It is best to buy the express passes because it is true that you can be seen for a long time in the queues and since the park is so large, it is difficult to get into everything. Great experience, to repeat as soon as possible!

Bia, our tour guide was excellent. It didn’t feel like we were on a tour, it was more like exploring with friends. This trip was worth more than what we’ve paid for as we were able to explore and see many places.

The best way to go and enjoy the two theme park in one day. But better buy an express ticket to be able to enjoy all the major rides easily

Great day. Couldn’t fault and would go on again. Great for kids who have no fear as they were leaping into ocean having great fun

Well worth it super fun 2 day visit to Portadventura, great value package to purchase in advance won’t hesitate to book again.