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Mountain climbing, snorkeling, and biking are just some of the adventures that await in this Spanish town.

Our most recommended things to do in Salou

PortAventura and Ferrari Land 1, 2, or 3-Day Ticket

1. PortAventura and Ferrari Land 1, 2, or 3-Day Ticket

Embark on a thrilling journey just an hour from Barcelona, on the Mediterranean coast. With a skip-the-line combo ticket to PortAventura Park and Ferrari Land, dive into Ferrari's legacy and experience the passion of F1 racing. Explore PortAventura's six immersive worlds, featuring over 40 exhilarating rides and 5 km of rollercoasters. Perfect for family, couple, or friend outings, enjoy the best attractions, live shows, and restaurants suitable for all ages. Feel the rush on iconic rides like Shambhala, Red Force, and Dragon Khan, among other exhilarating attractions across PortAventura World. With year-round surprises like Carnival, Easter, Summer, Halloween, and Christmas, unforgettable moments await. Join for an adventure packed with excitement, adrenaline, and memories

PortAventura Theme Park Entry Ticket

2. PortAventura Theme Park Entry Ticket

Dive into an adventure-packed day at PortAventura, Spain's top theme park, just an hour from bustling Barcelona. Explore six themed zones, each offering attractions for all ages, along with unique dining and shopping experiences. This year, brace yourself for an array of surprises at PortAventura Park. Journey through Mexico, the Wild West, Imperial China, and Polynesia, with over 40 attractions ranging from thrilling roller coasters to family-friendly rides and captivating shows. Experience the vibrant landscapes of Polynesia and the serene Mediterranean, or immerse yourself in cowboy culture with thrilling performances in the Far West. Don't miss out on the excitement of the Sesame Street rides. Discover an exhilarating mix of attractions at PortAventura Park, catering to adrenaline enthusiasts and families alike. From iconic rides like Shambhala and Dragon Khan to kid-friendly adventures such as Tami Tami roller coaster and Crazy Barrels, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience the park's themed seasons throughout the year, each offering unique and immersive experiences for visitors.

Cambrils: Costa Daurada Sail Catamaran Cruise

3. Cambrils: Costa Daurada Sail Catamaran Cruise

Set sail from Cambrils on a scenic catamaran cruise and take in the dramatic views of the Daurada Coast from the sea. Swim or snorkel in waters of the Mediterranean Sea and enjoy snacks on board. After departing from the port, take in the stunning views of the coast on a comfortable catamaran. Sail for approximately an hour before dropping anchor between Cap Salou, La Pineda, or Mont-roig (depending on weather conditions). Bathe in the crystal clear waters, practice snorkeling, or simply soak up the sunshine on deck with a glass of cava. Enjoy delicious snacks with soft drinks, beer, sangria, and cava on board.

PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park 1-Day Ticket

4. PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park 1-Day Ticket

Experience the excitement of PortAventura Aquatic Park, just an hour from Barcelona! With a full-day entrance ticket, immerse yourself in one of Spain's Top water parks. Nestled on the Mediterranean coast, this incredible park offers refreshing adventures like rafting, thrilling water slides, and relaxing lounging under the sun. Even little ones can enjoy the Caribbean-themed playground. Feel the rhythm of the waves and reggae music echoing throughout the park. Explore over 50,000 square meters of tropical flora and aquatic attractions. Hunt for pirate treasure, ride rapid currents, surf massive waves, or float along the tranquil river bordering the park. Indulge in this dreamy oasis among swaying palms, vibrant bars, restaurants, and lush vegetation that transport you to the heart of the tropics.

Cambrils: Catamaran Cruise with Food and Drinks

5. Cambrils: Catamaran Cruise with Food and Drinks

Embark on an unforgettable luxury catamaran tour from Cambrils and admire the coastline of Catalonia. Enjoy swimming or snorkeling in the clear waters of the region along with food and drinks. You will sail approximately for 1-hour until anchoring the catamaran between Cap Salou and La Pineda. Take a bath in the turquoise waters and have the opportunity to appreciate the seabed of Cap Salou. Feast on delicious snacks with soft drinks, beer, vermouth, wine, and cava on board. You can also enjoy an onboard barbeque during the tour. Depending on the direction of the wind, you will go south to the Montroig area, where water sometimes is of an intense blue. Admire the stunning beauty of the area while you swim or snorkel in the water.  

PortAventura, Caribe Aquatic Park & Ferrari Multi-Day

6. PortAventura, Caribe Aquatic Park & Ferrari Multi-Day

Explore year-round thrills at PortAventura World, just an hour from Barcelona! Feel the adrenaline on roller coasters or unwind in the Mediterranean breeze. Discover 3 unique parks: PortAventura Park, Ferrari Land, and PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park. Immerse yourself in themed worlds, meet beloved characters, and embark on thrilling adventures. Experience the diversity of PortAventura Park's 5 theme areas and a special Sesame Street zone. Enjoy exhilarating roller coasters, captivating shows, and more. Explore Ferrari Land, a one-of-a-kind tribute to the legendary Italian racing team. Feel the speed, innovation, and adrenaline that make Ferrari unique. Dive into excitement at PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park with water slides and family-friendly attractions.

Salou: Off-Road Guided Quad Safari with Hotel Pickup

7. Salou: Off-Road Guided Quad Safari with Hotel Pickup

2 hours excursion at 11:00h 1 hours excursion at 15:30h and 17:30h Pick up at the hotel up to 30 minutes before, depending on where you are located Enjoy by driving your Quad on the off roads in Salou. Your professional guide, who will also accompany you on the entire route, will brief you on how to use the quad and how to properly handle the equipment. A fantastic activity for friends, family who want to spend an unforgettable moment with nature. All routes are led by a Professional Guide who can speak English, French, Russian, and Spanish. The routes are designed to accommodate both beginners and families, allowing you to enjoy every moment of your adventure. *The two-hour excursion we drive to a red mountain, with fantastic views of the entire Costa Dorada * The one-hour excursion we drive along dirt and asphalt roads on the outskirts of Salou The quads are two-seaters and can be shared

PortAventura and Ferrari Land: Full-Day Trip from Barcelona

8. PortAventura and Ferrari Land: Full-Day Trip from Barcelona

At 9:00 in the morning, we will depart from the office at Estació del Nord, located very close to Arc de Triomf, please be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes in advance. Relax and enjoy the journey, we will arrive at PortAventura World around 10:30 A.M. Spend a full day enjoying the attractions at Ferrari Land and PortAventura Park, complete with comfortable round-trip transfers from Barcelona. Marvel at Europe’s tallest and fastest vertical accelerator at Ferrari World. Experience an authentic racing circuit with a 570-meter track. Feel the thrill of speed with 8 simulators that create an authentic F1 driving experience. See re-creations of the main façades of the Colosseum, the Scala and the Campanile of San Marco. Walk along the streets and stop at a store where you’ll find the most of exclusive products of the Ferrari brand. Enjoy all the flavors of Italy in an authentic trattoria. On this 12-hour combined program you’ll also visit PortAventura Park, which features 6 completely different worlds of adventure. Mediterrània, Polynesia, SésamoAventura, China, México and Far West are waiting for your visit. Whatever you like to do, you'll find something to suit your tastes. PortAventura Park offers 40 rides for you to test your courage and to experience a rush of adrenaline. You’ll find rides boasting records in height, speed and size! You’ll encounter intense, dizzying and exciting attractions such as Dragon Khan, Furius Baco and Shambhala, Europe’s highest roller coaster. You can cool off in water attractions like Angkor or Tutuki Splash. You'll also find plenty of attractions suitable for younger visitors: the Tomahawk roller-coaster in Far West, the exciting Coco Piloto plane ride, the Imperial China play area, and lots more. Your guides will invite you to enjoy a different kind of entertainment as well – the magic of show business with up to 40 daily performances. Discover dances from distant lands, tribal rhythms, shows by the light of bonfires and more. Step inside the Gran Teatro Imperial and experience a world of magic and music where anything is possible! Don’t miss the talking parrots in Aves del Paraíso, the thousands of soap bubbles in Bubblebou and the surprise meetings with friends from Sesame Street. Around 6:30 P.M. meet your guide again to go back to Barcelona office, please bear in mind that July and August we will be departing around 7:30 P.M. because the theme park remains open longer.

From Salou: Full Day Barcelona Panoramic Tour with Free Time

9. From Salou: Full Day Barcelona Panoramic Tour with Free Time

Discover the best of Barcelona on this guided sightseeing tour from Salou. Travel in a spacious and airconditioned bus. Capture pictures of top city sights like the Sagrada Família. Have free time to explore the city at your own pace.  Head to the towering Sagrada Família, Antoni Gaudí's unfinished masterpiece. Take time to walk around this unique cathedral and take pictures. Get back on the bus and pass by the Arc de Triomph, Montjuic hill, and the Olympic village. Listen to onboard commentary as you go by Casa Mila and the colorful Casa Batllo, the beautiful houses built in the modernist style of Gaudí. Head to the city center of Barcelona for free time to explore. Spend your time going for a stroll on Ramblas street, or visiting the Plaza Catalunya. Take some time to lounge on one of the many terraces or purchase a bite at a charming local eatery. Return to Salou by bus at the end of your tour. 

From Salou and Cambrils: Ultimate Speedboat Experience

10. From Salou and Cambrils: Ultimate Speedboat Experience

Come enjoy 2 hours of thrills, excitement and relaxation, all in one memory-filled trip on the fastest speedboat on the Costa Dorada. After you depart from Salou or Cambrils, your captain will soon have the boat gliding along the Costa Dorada coastline. Sit back and relax while enjoying the feeling of the wind and waves, and let your adrenaline start to flow.   Once the boat reaches its destination, you’ll drop anchor to take a dip in the gorgeous Mediterranean Sea. Life jackets and snorkels will be provided. Those who don’t want to swim can soak up the sun from the comfort of the boat. Drinks will be served while the boat is anchored. Choose from a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages on offer. Once everyone is back on board, it’s full speed ahead back to the marina.

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(3,209 reviews)

Time well spent. Super-friendly guide provided us with some useful knowledge about the location. Amazing and very informative visit to the wine-cellar where you learn a little bit about the history of wine making in the region and taste lovely wines from a family-owned vineyard. 100% recommended!

Great Trip. Only the safety is a big point. Safetey of the Rollercoasters in the Park 0 of 5*. Safety of the bus ride on the way home 0 of 5*, there wouldnt even help the big Coffee the driver had before returning home after sleeping 9h in the bus waiting for customer to return

Unfortunately, there was no information anywhere that there was no option to choose a trolley in FerrariLand - we got into a random one, which for me is unacceptable, while using attractions of this type all over the world we had the option to choose.

I would repeat without hesitation. Very comfortable, easy and practical. Highly recommended.

The guide is super nice, one hour trips it was cool