Salou is a popular holiday hot spot on the Costa Dorada, which is a beautiful coastline in Catalonia, Spain. Salou is within close proximity to Reus, Tarragona, Barcelona and Costa Brava. The climate of Salou is Mediterranean with warm, sunny weather all year-round. The peak season in Salou is the during summertime and that is from June to August. Book your cheap Salou hotel early means more choice
The Greeks and the Romans made Salou an important port naming this area Salauris. The city was mentioned again when James I the Conqueror departed Salou to invade the Balearic Islands in 1229 and when Alfonso III of Aragon left Salou to conquer Menorca.
Events, Landmarks, Activities
Just like any Spanish city, Salou also has its own list of colourful festivals including the Feast of St. John in June and the Summer Fiesta in August. Both events feature beach bonfires, live music, dance, dining, drinking and fireworks. Salou is famous for its beautiful beaches and one of the most popular beaches is Llevant Beach which is the main beach of this lively resort. There are some spectacular fountains to be found in Salou including the Font lluminosa which is situated on the end of the promenade and the Cybernetic fountains.
Salou Promenade is a great place to have a stroll. Public transport within Salou and to other areas is good. The Trenet road train is a fun and slow way to discover the resort of Salou.