Discover the Roman history of ancient Spain in this 5-hour tour of Tarragona, on the shores of the Mediterranean. Travel south from Barcelona in a private vehicle to the Costa Dorada, home to what was once the Roman empire's capital in ancient Spain. Explore the ruins of Tarragona's 2,000-year-old city walls, Roman forum and amphitheater accompanied by a local guide, who will share fascinating facts and anecdotes to bring Tarragona's ancient past back to life. This is a small-group tour of no more than eight people to ensure an experience to remember.Description
Get picked up from your Barcelona hotel between 8:30am and 9:30am and climb into your private vehicle for the drive to Tarragona, once the Roman empire’s Spanish capital. Travel approximately one hour 15 minutes along the Balaeric Coast before arriving at the ancient city, where your walking tour begins.
Explore the remnants of Tarragona's 2,000-year-old city walls, circus (event space) and Roman forum, some of which are hidden beneath buildings from the nineteenth century and later. Learn fascinating historical facts and anecdotes from your guide as you stroll to Tarragona’s impressive amphitheater, which once played host to bloody gladiatorial combat. Finish your walking tour at the so-called 'Balcony of the Mediterranean' on the Rambla, a wrought-iron terrace offering spectacular views of the beach and the ocean. Finally, climb back into your vehicle for the return trip to Tarragona, where the tour ends between 1:30pm and 2:30pm.Highlights
- Small group ensures personal service
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Led by a local guide
- All entrance fees included
: Barcelona, SpainDuration
: 5 hours Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.