This day tour provides an immersive exploration of the ancient Roman city of Tarragona and the charming coastal town of Sitges. You’ll discover UNESCO-listed ruins, the iconic Roman amphitheater, and the vibrant old town of Sitges. The tour includes hotel pickup, air-conditioned transportation, and a knowledgeable local guide to provide insightful commentary. With a small group format, you’ll enjoy a personalized experience as you explore the captivating history and culture of these two gems along the Costa Dorada. The flexible cancellation policy offers added convenience for travelers.

Key Points

Tarragona and Sitges Tour With Small Group and Hotel Pick up - Key Points

  • Full-day tour exploring the ancient Roman city of Tarragona and the charming coastal town of Sitges from Barcelona, with hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Includes guided tours of UNESCO-listed Roman ruins in Tarragona, such as the amphitheater and circus, and a walking tour of Sitges’ old town.
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle and entrance fees to historical sites are provided.
  • Opportunity to relax or swim at the San Sebastian urban beach in Sitges.
  • Flexible cancellation policy allows for full refunds up to 24 hours before the tour.

Tour Overview

This full-day tour takes visitors to explore two of Catalonia’s Costa Dorada gems – the ancient Roman city of Tarragona and the charming coastal town of Sitges.

The tour offers a unique opportunity to discover the UNESCO-listed Roman ruins in Tarragona, including the impressive amphitheater and circus.

Travelers will then head to the artistic and bohemian town of Sitges, where they’ll embark on a walking tour through the winding streets of the old town center.

The tour also includes time to relax or swim at the beautiful San Sebastian urban beach.

With a small group size limited to eight people, the tour ensures personalized service and attention from the professional local guide.


Tarragona and Sitges Tour With Small Group and Hotel Pick up - Inclusions

The tour includes a professional local guide, who’ll provide knowledgeable commentary throughout the day.

Pickup and drop-off from any hotel or apartment within Barcelona city is also provided, along with transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle.

Entrance fees to the Tarragona Amphitheater and Circus are covered as well, allowing visitors to fully explore the ancient Roman ruins.

The walking tours through the historic old towns of Tarragona and Sitges offer an immersive experience, showcasing the cities’ rich cultural and architectural heritage.

With all these inclusions, the tour provides a comprehensive and seamless way to discover the highlights of Catalonia’s Costa Dorada region.

Pickup Details

Tarragona and Sitges Tour With Small Group and Hotel Pick up - Pickup Details

The tour offers pickup from any hotel or apartment within Barcelona city. Pickup times will be provided the day before the tour’s departure.

This convenient service ensures a seamless start to the day, allowing you to relax and focus on the adventure ahead. Rather than worrying about transportation, you’ll be whisked away in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to the first stop on the itinerary – the ancient city of Tarragona.

With pickup and drop-off included, you can sit back, enjoy the scenery, and make the most of your time exploring the UNESCO-listed Roman ruins and the charming town of Sitges.

Explore Ancient Tarragona

Tarragona and Sitges Tour With Small Group and Hotel Pick up - Explore Ancient Tarragona

Immersion in Tarragona’s ancient Roman past captivates visitors, who uncover a UNESCO World Heritage site teeming with well-preserved ruins and archaeological wonders.

The tour explores the city’s impressive ancient Roman structures, including the iconic amphitheater, which once hosted grand spectacles. Visitors can stroll along the remnants of the ancient city walls, transporting them back in time.

The Roman Forum, with its columns and grand architecture, provides a glimpse into the civic and commercial heart of the ancient city. Wandering through these evocative ruins, travelers gain a deeper understanding of Tarragona’s rich history and the enduring legacy of Roman civilization in this picturesque coastal region of Spain.

UNESCO-Listed Roman Ruins

Tarragona and Sitges Tour With Small Group and Hotel Pick up - UNESCO-Listed Roman Ruins

After discovering the ancient Roman ruins in Tarragona, visitors are captivated by the UNESCO-listed complex that showcases the city’s rich heritage.

Strolling along the well-preserved ancient city walls, they marvel at the impressive scale and grandeur of this archaeological site. The highlight is the magnificent Roman Amphitheater, perched atop a cliff overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean Sea.

Nearby, the Roman Circus, once an events venue, stands as a testament to the city’s prosperous past. Exploring the Roman Forum, guests gain insights into the daily life and administrative functions of this ancient civilization.

With its combination of historical significance and stunning natural setting, the UNESCO-listed ruins of Tarragona offer a truly immersive experience into the region’s captivating past.

Charming Fishing Town Sitges

Tarragona and Sitges Tour With Small Group and Hotel Pick up - Charming Fishing Town Sitges

Following the historic splendor of Tarragona’s ancient Roman ruins, the tour moves on to the charming fishing town of Sitges, known for its bohemian and artistic atmosphere.

Nestled along the picturesque Costa Dorada, Sitges offers a delightful contrast to the earlier Roman grandeur. Guests will take a walking tour through the winding streets of the old town center, passing by landmarks like the church of San Bartolomé and Santa Tecla, and admiring the Modernist buildings that reflect the town’s cultural heritage.

With time to explore the sandy shores of San Sebastian beach, visitors can soak up the relaxed, seaside vibe that makes Sitges such a beloved destination.

Winding Streets Old Town

Tarragona and Sitges Tour With Small Group and Hotel Pick up - Winding Streets Old Town

The walking tour through Sitges’ old town center winds its way past landmarks like the church of San Bartolomé and Santa Tecla, showcasing the town’s Modernist architectural gems that reflect its rich cultural heritage.

Strolling along the charming, winding streets, visitors get a glimpse into Sitges’ past as a fishing village turned artistic hub. Ornate facades, picturesque plazas, and quaint shops line the narrow lanes, creating a captivating atmosphere.

The tour provides an opportunity to take in the town’s bohemian spirit and appreciate its well-preserved historical character. Whether admiring the iconic church spires or exploring the local boutiques, the walking tour offers an authentic glimpse into Sitges’ enchanting old town.

Cancellation Policy

Tarragona and Sitges Tour With Small Group and Hotel Pick up - Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund. Changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time won’t be accepted.

This cancellation policy provides flexibility for travelers who may need to adjust their plans. It ensures that the tour operator can effectively manage bookings and resources.

By allowing cancellations with a 24-hour notice, the policy accommodates unexpected changes in schedules or circumstances. However, the policy also recognizes the need for the tour operator to have reliable bookings, so last-minute changes aren’t possible.

This approach strikes a balance between customer convenience and operational efficiency, making the tour a reliable and enjoyable experience for all participants.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is the Maximum Group Size for This Tour?

The maximum group size for this tour is eight people. The small group size ensures personalized service and a more intimate experience for the participants.

Can the Pickup Location Be Changed on the Day of the Tour?

The pickup location cannot be changed on the day of the tour. The tour includes hotel or apartment pickup in Barcelona city, which will be provided to the traveler the day before the tour’s departure.

Is There a Dress Code for Visiting the Roman Ruins?

There is no specific dress code for visiting the Roman ruins in Tarragona. Visitors should dress comfortably and wear appropriate clothing for the weather and walking around the historical site. Comfortable, closed-toe shoes are recommended.

Can We Bring Our Own Food and Drinks on the Tour?

Yes, travelers can bring their own snacks and drinks on the tour. The tour does not provide food, so bringing a packed lunch or refreshments is allowed and recommended to enjoy during free time at the sites.

What Happens if the Weather Is Bad on the Day of the Tour?

If the weather is poor on the tour day, the operator will adjust the itinerary as needed, such as focusing more on indoor sites or providing ponchos. Guests can expect the tour to proceed, with modifications to ensure their comfort and safety.


This captivating coastal tour offers a unique glimpse into Catalonia’s rich history and vibrant culture.

Explore the well-preserved Roman ruins of Tarragona and the charming, artistic town of Sitges, with convenient hotel pickup and drop-off ensuring an effortless and enriching experience.

Whether you’re admiring the Modernist architecture or relaxing on the beach, this small-group tour provides a personalized and unforgettable exploration of Catalonia’s coastal gems.

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