Daytrip to Tarragona & Sitges
Discover our Roman past and have lunch by the beach
This tour is a great option for anyone loving ancient stones and history.
Tarragona is famous for its Roman ruins, declared World Heritage by the UNESCO.
And Sitges is an old fishermen town where gathered the bohemian artists of the first generation of the Catalan Modernist Movement, and where also built their houses the immigrants that came back rich from America.
Our tours are private tours for your party only. No strangers joining your tours.
Get to skip the lines in all museums and sites. Don’t even buy tickets in advance.
Here is a suggested plan for an 8 hour daytrip:
- 9 AM.Meet your tour guide and the driver in your hotel/apartment in town, and drive to Tarragona. On the way, we can stop at the Roman Aqueduct of Les Ferreres and maybe at the Stone Quarry of the Mèdol to start getting introduced to the Roman past of our land.
- 10:30 AM. Arrival to Tarragona. Walk along the Roman walls, enter medieval alleys of the Old Town passing the Cathedral, the ruins of the Roman Forum, maybe the arches left of the Jewish Section. Arrive to the Pretorium Tower (optional visit), see the remains of the Roman circus and visit the Roman amphitheater.
- 1 PM. Depart to Sitges.
- 2 PM. Arrive to Sitges and enjoy lunch by the Mediterranean Sea. After that, take a relaxing walk along the Marina, the beaches or the charming old town of Sitges.
- 4:15 PM. Depart Sitges.
- 5 PM. Arrival back to your hotel/apartment in Barcelona.
DID YOU KNOW… That the Roman Ruins of Tarragona have been declared Human Heritage by the UNESCO?
AND DID YOU KNOW… That the word Sitges is pronounced as “see chess”? (kind of…)
This tour is available Mon-Sun.
On Monday, the museums and sites in Tarragona are closed, but most of the ruins can be also be seen from outside.
ACCESSIBILITY: Easy (some uphill and some steps that can be avoided if necessary). But take into account that in Tarragona we’ll be walking for the whole time of the visit.