Campsites at the Costa Dorada
Enjoy a Selectcamp camping holiday on the Costa Dorada, Spain and stay at La Torre Del Sol (close to Salou)
A camping holiday on the Costa Dorada is the perfect choice for a family holiday. Here you can do many things whether you choose to relax around the pool or on the beach, or visit the Theme Park of PortAventura, or even the water parks Caribe Aquatic Park and Aquapolis?
Cities such as Barcelona or Tarragona are both within easy reach for a day trip Salou is a popular beach resort, offering a multitude of restaurants and bars to choose from, or even just a leisurely stroll down the promenade?
Plenty to see and do!
Whilst on your camping holiday to the Costa Dorada, we recommend a visit to the town of Sitges located on the outskirts of Barcelona or maybe Cambrils which has a lovely harbour, variety of water sports and a weekly market. So if you want to see more than a standard seaside resort then choose a camping holiday to the Costa Dorada...
A visit to Tarragona?
We would recommend a city trip whilst on the Costa Dorada - must visit is Tarragona! This imposing city is situated close to Barcelona - Carnivals are a big celebration here. Visit the historic monuments like the ruins of the old Tarraco from the Roman era and the Roman Comitium or the old city walls? The oldest building of Tarragona is the amphitheatre which dates back to the 1st century AD
The capital city of Spain is Madrid.
The official language is Spanish, but English is also often spoken.
Spain's time zone is: +01:00
The official currency is the Euro.
In Spain you can use your mobile phones, however this might come with a high cost so we advise you to check this before departure with your network provider. Please note: this also applies for your data roaming.
You must be in possession of a valid passport.
The number for all emergencies in Spain is 112.
Travelling by car
· The maximum speed limit on the highway is 130 km/hour (80mph).
· On most Spanish motorways there is toll.
· In Spain it is obligated to have the following things in the car:
- Warning triangle
- High visibility vest. The driver must wear this in the event of an accident or breakdown
When you travel trough France to Spain:
From 1 July 2012 it is obligated to have an alcohol tester in the car (throw away breathalyzer).
In Spain the stores usually open from Tuesday to Saturday from 09.00 or 10.00-13.30 or 14.00 o’clock and from 17.00-20.00 or 20.30 o’clock. On Saturdays the stores are opened from 09.30 or 10.00-13.30 Department stores and big town centres are opened from 10.00-20.00 o’clock.
Spanish national holidays take place on:
• 1st May Labour Day
• 15th August Assumption Day
• 12th October National Day
• 1st November All Saints' Day
15 sights and attractions Costa Dorada
To Bosc Aventura in Salou
Visit Ponent Beach in Salou
Taking the children to PortAventura Park in Salou
To the historic monument in Tarragona Roman Circus
Jeep adventure’s in Cambrils
To the world's most beautiful market in Barcelona, named the Boquería
Visit one of UNESCO's- World Heritage Sagrada Familia
Shopping in Barcelona is also a must, especially in the shopping paradise Vinçon & Co.
Visit three beautiful squares in Barri Gotic 1. Plaça Reial 2. Plaça Pi 3. Plaça de Sant Felip Neri
Visit the hilltop above the city, sprawling park, Park Güell
Run by the best known and most popular street which is 1200 meters in the center of Barcelona, La Rambla
Take a look at the modern and contemporary art museum in Barcelona with a good view of the Plaça dels Àngels
Visit the Music Palace, Barcelona Palau de la Música Catalana
Go to the most beautiful and important church of the Archdiocese Cathedral of Santa Eulalia
Simply going to the beach