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Top attractions in Salou

Top Sites in Salou

Located on the Costa Dorada is Salou, Spain, a beautiful resort city perfect for a family getaway or solo retreat on white beaches next to dramatic mountainside coastlines. Be sure to check out these top Salou highlights!

  • PortAventura Park

    1. PortAventura Park

    This fantastic amusement park is packed full of rides and entertainment, a perfect place to spend the afternoon of family-friendly fun.

  • Illuminated Fountain

    2. Illuminated Fountain

    Not far from the port is a series of lit up colored fountains, and even a
    water maze, which are best viewed at night. The main attraction is a
    synchronized evening light and music show.

  • Torre Vella

    3. Torre Vella

    This watchtower was built in 1530 to overlook and protect Salou. Today
    it houses a few unique art collections open to the public for free.

  • 4. Llenguadets Beach

    This hidden gem of Salou beaches is where the locals go on the weekends,
    free of the regular tourist crowds. It’s small, peaceful, beautifully
    maintained, and entirely stunning.

  • Aquopolis Water Park

    5. Aquopolis Water Park

    Just east of Salou in La Pineda is Aquopolis, a water park where you can have your very own private encounter with a friendly dolphin.

  • Canyoning

    6. Canyoning

    There are a variety of guided tours that will take you climbing deep through the Salou mountains—an unforgettable adventure.

  • Biking

    7. Biking

    Downhill Bikes Salou consistently beats expectations with their guided
    bike tours through the incredible scenery down the mountainside.

Frequently asked questions about Salou

What top attractions are a must-see in Salou?

Planning Your Visit

  • Salou Tourist Season

    Salou peak season runs from May to October, so be wise and book your
    tickets in advance if visiting during these months. The Salou weather is
    absolutely blissful at this time.

  • Salou Restaurants

    What’s to eat? Welcome to Catalonia, where it’s all about the refreshing
    seaside dishes and drinks. Eating like a local means beachside Sangria
    and tapas all day long and seafood paella for dinner.

  • Beware Scalpers

    It’s best to buy your tickets in advance, not from someone selling on
    the streets. Scams are common in a tourist city like Salou—don’t run the
    risk of getting overcharged or buying an invalid ticket.

Good to know

  • Language
  • Currency
    Euro (€)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+01:00)
  • Country Code
  • Best time to visit
    To avoid the tourists and the rainfall that comes at the end of the
    summer, try to plan your visit in May or June, when the weather will
    still be warm.

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What people are saying about Salou

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 858 reviews

Superb excursion, very warm welcome, a very good meal, with unlimited drinks, thank you very much to the whole crew and to Perra, (there is no snorkeling) I recommend

Fantastic trip been twice now and will go again the staff were brilliant and made the trip so much fun for all on board. Thank you x

Nice day trip and good guide who knows a lot about the history of the places. Plenty of stops and time to visit the villages.

Easy bus service and no queues for tickets when you arrive! Best option over when staying in Barcelona.

Easy travel from Barcelona and got to be at the park from opening to closing hours