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Tarragona is a city located in the south of Catalonia, in northeastern Spain, The port is at the mouth of the Francoli River on the Mediterranean coast.
Tarragona is the first large seaside town south of Barcelona. The town itself has the usual Spanish assortment of plazas sprinkled with cafes and tapas bars. Tarragona is a good choice if you only have a day or two to get out of Barcelona, Tarragona is on the main train line between Barcelona (1 hrs) and Alicante (2-3hrs), and also on the main line between Barcelona and Madrid (4 hrs).
The remains of Roman Tárraco are woven into the fabric of the city - an archaeological legacy that is one of the most important outside Rome. A busy port and university city, Tarragona combines a thriving economy with a fine seaside location, excellent museums and an ample number of good-value restaurants and hotels
The unique dixieland festival in Spain and one of the most important in Europe: 25 bands and 100 concerts and activities the week before Holy Week. Official website
The most important fireworks contest in the Mediterranean area is held every first week of July in Tarragona, in a wonderful bay "Punta del Miracle", a place praised by the famous architect Antoni Gaudí. The competition sellects six international pyrotechnic companies every year. Official website
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