We offer a magnificent day trip from Barcelona immerse yourself in the era of the gladiators visiting Tarragona one of the most important Roman cities in Catalonia from the 218 BC. And visit the pretty fishing village of Sitges.
Like all our tours your driver guide will pick you up at your hotel / airport or cruise port, and we will drive around 60 minutes from the Mediterranean coast to the city of Tarragona our first stop will be will be just before arriving at Tarragona where you will discover the impressive Roman aqueduct (1st century BC), popularly known as’ The Pont del Diable “(Devil’s Bridge) or Aqueduct ‘Les Ferreres’. It used to be part of the network of water supply of the city and today is in almost perfect condition. more than 200 meters long and nearly 30 meters high, It is one of the most important hidden architectural jewels of Catalonia and that few people know.
From the aqueduct we traveled back to Tarragona silence enter the old part of the city through a narrow gate in the ancient walls. Today, the new city overlaps the site of the ancient Acropolis and during his visit will see firsthand the amazing coexistence of a Roman past and present modern life. From the Archaeological walkway, you can admire the stone walls surviving, stroll through the charming historical center and stop at the Cathedral where you can enjoy the morning antique market on Sundays.
We will continue our tour through the old town where we will discover the Roman circus hidden between the current urban design, Walk through the underground corridors and reach one of the most popular in the old town squares, Plaça de la Font, located inside the Roman circus.
Once we finish our visit to the Roman city of Tarragona we travel to the pretty small fishing village of Sitges famous for its film festival and carnivals , in this pretty village can stroll through its narrow streets, do some shopping in their craft store and fashion shops, and take a prefect lunch in one of his fantastic restaurants specializing in mediterranean cuisine.
Please read our tour options before sending a request for information:
Driver guide: With this option, the tour will be guided by a driver guide, he is aperson who performed the two jobs, he has great historical knowledge of the city and other loactions on the outskirts of Barcelona where we provide our tours, he will accompany them at all time explaining the history of the locations that you visit whenever possible – Important: This option may not perform guided visits inside museums.
Licensed tour guide: This is the best option in case that you wish to make a more detailed tour inside of different attractions (museums), with this option you will enjoy a luxury vehicle with driver and an official tour guide that will accompany your group throughout time during your tour.
Enjoy a unique experience combining history and beach in our Tarragona & Sitges small group day trip from Barcelona.