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Salou is the famous city in Catalonia, Spain and is known as the tourist capital of Costa Dorado. It is located 112 km distance from Barcelona. The climate of the city is mediterranean type and a large number of beaches along with a number of tourists’ attractions is reasons for making it a popular holiday destination. There are many ways to enjoy holidays in Salou and some of them are mentioned below:
1. Beat the heat at Aquopolis Water Park and Salou Beach
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There is much to do for thrill lovers at Aquopolis Water Park. Some popular attractions of the park include mainly Kamikaze Slide. Famous attractions for kids include splashy pools and mini waterslides. At Dolphinarium, you can enjoy shows of Dolphins. The ticket price for Adults is about 23 Euros and for children below 11 years is 17 Euros.
2. Fun at Barcelona’s Top attractions
The Barcelona top attractions are Magic Fountain Show, Barcelona Stadium, Gaudi Cathedral, Las Ramblas and Palau Nacional Museum. The city has much to offer for tourists coming to visit it. The Magic Show witnesses water and lights moving to the sounds of music. At Las Ramblas you can enjoy market stalls, street performers, and avenue lined by tapas bar.
3. Enjoy seafood and other cuisines at famous food destinations
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There are many famous and international restaurants in Salou which offer multiple cuisines and one famous cuisine offered most common in the city is Mediterranean cuisine. The main dish of the place is Paella. Some famous restaurants in the city are Villa Alexander, Las Brasas, Mc Donalds, Burger King, Pans and Company and Subway. If you want to enjoy the best quality seafood then you must visit Cambrils the neighboring city of Salou.
4. Shop for Souvenirs and articles of distinction
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There are a number of shops in Salou where there is something for every shopping lover. These shops are located in small streets along the beach and in Barcelona Street. Famous shopping center known as Port Halley is located just near the Port Aventura Park. For doing more extensive shopping Tarragona is the best place. You can shop for souvenirs, gift items and other famous articles of distinction at these shops.
5. Experience the thrilling rides at Port Aventura Park
Port Aventura Park is top rated theme park of Europe and it is loved by tourists coming from all over the world. This park is divided into four regions showing features of different countries. It also has a water park and four hotels inside it. The park also offers various seasonal events according to seasons.
6. Chill out at beaches around Salou
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There are many beaches in Salou where local and tourists spend time in relaxing mood and out of these best one is Llevant beach which is also one of the longest beaches of the city. Other beaches include Platja de Ponenet, Platja dels Capellans, Platja Llarga and Cala Crancs.
7. Enjoy nightlife and drinks at clubs and bars in Salou
The Salou is famous for its nightlife in summers and most of the clubs and disco bars are full of crowd. Some famous nightclubs in Salou are Snoopy’s, Bus Stop, Tropical Salou and Pacha. Other famous places to enjoy drinks in the city are The Rose & Crown, Christy’s Irish Bar, Flashback and Caffe di mare.
8. Spend free time at Barcelona Zoo
If you are having an ideal time to spend during your trip just plan to visit Barcelona Zoo with family and fill your ideal time with unforgettable experiences. This zoo is a home place for 7000 animals from all over the world and there is something for the people of every age at this zoo. The main attractions among these animals are Lions, Kangaroos, Meerkats, Creepy Crawlies, Goats, and Guinea Pigs. There are also restaurants and picnic area around the zoo to enjoy food and spend your whole day.
9. Squander golden Nights by enjoying festivals in Salou
The Salou festival is one of the main attractions where you can enjoy bands, traditional flamenco and tightrope walkers. Another happening event of this festival includes a procession which starts from church and reaches the harbor before a huge firework display. Many famous entities and organizations are involved in this festival.
10. Wander about golf clubs and football grounds in Salou
There is a golf club known as Lumine Golf Club which is also the best place for sports lovers. The club is divided into three parts known as central, north and south. The football ground in Barcelona is also one of the best places to visit for football lovers. Different matches are held every year in this football ground so it is among main attraction of Spain.
Have a good trip and travel!