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Balcón del Mediterráneo

Balcón del Mediterráneo: Our most recommended tours and activities

Tarragona: Scavenger Hunt and City Sights Self-Guided Tour

1. Tarragona: Scavenger Hunt and City Sights Self-Guided Tour

Get to know Tarragona at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. Use a fun app to explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks.  Make use of hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions at the city's top sights. Look for answers hidden in places like signs and pictures. Expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Reach amazing places like the Cathedral of Tarragona, the Roman Walls and Circus of Tarraco, Sedassos Square, and the Mediterranean Balcony. Get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the Archaeological Walk and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the Mediterranean Balcony. Download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours, but you can pause and resume the game whenever you wish. 

Tarragona: Roman Heritage Guided Walking Tour

2. Tarragona: Roman Heritage Guided Walking Tour

Enjoy a tour of the main Roman monuments of Tarragona with an official city guide. First you will be introduced to the Roman history of the region next to the city walls, which are the oldest Roman walls outside Italy. Learn why they chose this hill next to the Mediterranean as the gateway to Rome for the whole peninsula. Visit the historic center of Tarragona, where Roman monuments are intertwined with today's houses, streets and squares. With the help of the large city model, the guide will describe how the city used to look, and explain the functions of its buildings. Finally, after watching an audiovisual exhibit with 3D images you will head to the Amphitheater, located by the sea. Learn about the gladiator fights and beast hunting that took place here in ancient times, and review the amazing history of the stadium to this day.

Tarragona : City Introduction Self-Guided Phone Tour

3. Tarragona : City Introduction Self-Guided Phone Tour

Do you want to learn interesting information about 10 of the most important attractions in the city, discover hidden locations, read incredible legends(This is not an audio tour) and walk a magical and relaxing route? Do you want an accessible, easy and interactive way to explore Tarragona? This self-guided mobile walking tour might be perfect for you. Grab the opportunity to explore Tarragona in at least 10 locations that every person would like to have in their memory. There is no schedule, you can attend the tour any day you want, any time you wish, you can do it in snippets, taking a break for food, shopping or anything else you can think of, you can even close the app and continue another day, the tour will be there waiting for you. The most important thing? It's a completely private activity, as the app offers you the uniqueness and privacy of your mobile phone. Additionally, you'll learn about stories and urban legends associated with the city or monuments you visit. The trails you follow are unique, and will not bore you, but will in themselves direct you to explore other "treasures" such as small scenic paths or enchanting but unknown squares. Enjoy the tour in your language. The integration with google maps will make sure that you will never get lost! You can join with friends, alone, with your family, or with your partners and learn about the city as you wander around. In the history-filled city of Terragona you will first visit the beautiful Monument als Castellers. Then the unique Font del Centenari and then the irreplaceable Mercat De Tarragona. This wonderful route continues to the Rambla Nova. As a fifth stop you will find the Balcó del Mediterrani. As you continue your walk through the city you will find the interesting Amfiteatre de Tarragona. Of course, the Circ Romà could not be missing from this tour. In addition, you will also admire the Tarragona City Hall. The penultimate destination is the enviable Placa dels Sedassos. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour could not be other than the Cathedral Terragona.

From Barcelona: Private Half-Day Tarragona Tour with Pickup

4. From Barcelona: Private Half-Day Tarragona Tour with Pickup

Travel back to the age of Imperial Rome and visit the ancient capital of Hispania Citerior, dating back 2,000 years. Experience Tarragona from the Roman era through medieval times to the present day. Your expert guide will pick you up via private transport and will assist you on this half-day journey back in time when gladiators, centurions, and emperors wrote the mythical and bloody history of the Roman Empire. Tarragona is located 100 kilometers south of Barcelona, on the Costa Dorada, an area boasting sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters. The city is home to one of most important and best-preserved Roman archaeological sites in Spain, and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000. Once you arrive in Tarragona, you will be taken on a walking tour to see the many preserved remains of this civilization, and your guide will provide background commentary. See the ancient walls surrounding the city and discover one of the best-preserved circuses in Europe, hidden beneath structures dating from the 19th century. You’ll see traces of the ancient Roman Forum, mixed in with the medieval and the modern face of Tarragona. Take in the ruins of the amphitheater, dating from the second century, and located on the shore of the Mediterranean, where bloody battles between gladiators were held. Tarraco was an important site due to its privileged location on the sea. Your tour ends at the terrace known as the Balcony of the Mediterranean, where you can enjoy stunning views of the beach and the ocean, the eternal backdrop of this town steeped in history.

Tarragona: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt and Tour

5. Tarragona: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt and Tour

Get to know Tarragona at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts. After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device (via a link and login credentials received upon booking), use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Tarragona most important attractions on foot. In the history-filled city of Tarragona you will first visit the beautiful Monument als Castellers. Then the unique Font del Centenari and then the irreplaceable Mercat De Tarragona. This wonderful route continues to the Rambla Nova. As a fifth stop you will find the Balcó del Mediterrani. As you continue your walk through the city you will find the interesting Amfiteatre de Tarragona. Of course, the Circ Romà could not be missing from this tour. In addition, you will also admire the Tarragona City Hall. The penultimate destination is the enviable Placa dels Sedassos. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour could not be other than the Cathedral Terragona.

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What people are saying about Balcón del Mediterráneo

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 38 reviews

This was an amazing activity in the city ! We learned so many information , we wander around the city on purpose an at our own pace, solving nice puzzles and answering questions related to the attractions. We definitely going to use this app for other cities. Highly recommended !

A different and very fun experience. He has taken us to the essential places and we have learned many things. The app is easy to follow, understand and use. We want to do it in other cities!

Our host was very knowgeable about the history of the reason and was very passionate about it. I didn't expect to go to so many places and to get entrance to a roman circus!

Superb visit! The guide spoke in Spanish but we understood very well.

An exceptional guide who made this visit exciting. I highly recommend