Attractions of Costa Dorada:
The two cities of Costa Daurada are worthy of special attention. In Sitges (Sitges) work three museums:
- Cau Ferrat Museum, (Museu Cau Ferrat, Street Fonollar), which houses a collection of art of the XX century., owned by the artist and critic C.. Rusynolyu;
- Museum Marusel del Mar (Marucel Museo del Mar, Street Fonollar) you can see the collection of decorative art XV-XX centuries.
- The Museum of Romance (Museu Romantic, Carrer de Sant Gaudencio, 1) huge collection of antique dolls.
Museums can be visited on a single ticket: October-June 10.00-13.30, 15.00-18.30, Sat. 10.00-19.00, vs 10.00-15. 00, July-September. 10.00-14.00, 17.00-19.00, Mon CLOSED.
Costa Dorada, Sitges town
Several museums are also in the town of Vilanova-and la Želʹtru (Vilanova i la Geltru / у Geltru Villanueva). former home of artist F. chrism (Casa Papiol) It is now placed under the Museum of Applied Arts (street Maior, 32, Tue-Sat 9.30-14.00, 16.00-18.00, vs 9.30- 14.00, Mon CLOSED.). The Museum of Balaguer (Balaguer Museum, close to the station, Tue-Sat 10.00-13.30,16.00-19.00, vs 10.00-13.30, Mon CLOSED.) a collection of Spanish painting XVI-XIX centuries. Moreover, in the city you can see the church of XV-XVI century., castle in XII. and the excavations of a Roman settlement.
In Reus (Reus), where he was born and spent his childhood architect A. Gaudi, preserved some interesting buildings - from the Middle Ages the city was the second largest in Catalonia after Barcelona and the center, actively trade with France. Worth seeing the Gothic church of Sant Pere (Iglesia de San Реrе) and the adjacent medieval castle ruins, Palace Bofarul (Palau Bofarull, baroque, XVIII) and several mansions in the Art Nouveau style, built in the early XX century. Gaudi and his associates.
To the south of Reus is the town of Salou (Salou; www.salou.org) - one of the most popular resorts of the Costa Daurada. Salou has been known since Roman times - is preserved former fortress tower (Torre Vella, 1530) and several medieval buildings.
Close to Salou is the most famous tourist attractions of the coast - Spanish Disneyland, amusement park Port Aventura (Port aventura, www.Portaventura.es; A7 / E15 highway). The park is divided into five thematic areas: China, Mexico, USA, Polynesia and the Mediterranean. Each zone corresponding to a given entertainment presented region, costumes, restaurants. buying a ticket, do not forget to take a guide in the park (incl. in Russian) with detailed map and timetable of all events.
Near the town of El Vendrell (El Vendrell) Aqualeon water park and safari park Rileon ( 977 35 09 95). There you can rent a jeep or motorbike and a guide to ride on mountain roads, visit the abandoned villages.
Natural Park Ebro Delta
We also recommend to visit the Ebro Delta Park (Natural Park Ebro Delta), in the southern part of the coast, near the border with Valencia. Here, on the fertile lands of the Ebro Delta area of ca.. 75 km2, cultivated rice fields and plenty of birds. Special boat from the village of Deltebre (Deltebre) takes you to the island Buda, inhabited by flamingos and herons. The park allowed automobile traffic, but much more interesting to rent a bike or a boat. All information can be obtained at the tourist office in Deltebre ( 977 48 96 79, Street Marti Buera, 22, Mon-Fri 10.00-14.00, 15.00-18.00, Sat. 10.00- 13.00, 15.30-18.00, vs 10.00-13.00); Ecomuseum in Deltebre works (Ecomuseum), which is described in detail flora and fauna of these places.
Especially the real estate market on the coast
level of investment attractiveness of real estate on the Costa Dorada is considered to be quite high in Spain. The region is increasingly attracting foreign investors. Beautiful landscapes, favorable Mediterranean climate, rich cultural life in the region's resorts and groomed infrastructure contribute to the development of real estate market.
The housing market is characterized on the Costa Dorada, how comfortable exclusive villas and houses, Penthaus, built on innovative architectural and design technology, with swimming pools and terraces with magnificent panoramic views, land, and apartments, apartments on the secondary market.
It is worth noting, in recent 2-3 year at many resorts coast is being built new housing. Due to the fairly flat terrain of the Costa Dorada in comparison with other Catalonia's Costa del Garraf, Costa del Maresme and Costa Brava has a great potential of growth of residential areas and the construction of new buildings. In most cases, real estate developers put in operation with high quality exterior and interior finishing, fully equipped kitchens and bathrooms. Many of the properties are in demand all year round for rental to vacationers. The most popular real estate is considered to Salou resorts, Cambrils, La Pineda, Tarragona, Miami Playa.
Key resorts on the Costa Dorada
The main resort area on the Costa Dorada is considered to be part of it, which is located south of the capital of the province of Tarragona. Key resort towns, towns and districts are:
- La Pineda
- Miami Playa
- Hospitalet del Infant
- L'Ametlla de Mar
Less popular among tourists and potential foreign buyers of real estate in the region is part of the north of Tarragona. The main part of the resort towns are Torredembarra Costa Dorado (Torredembarra), Coma-Ruga (comarruga), Calafell (Calafell), Kunit (Cunit).