Baix Camp, located on the Costa Dorada, gives us the opportunity to enjoy the sea and mountain in towns such as Mont-Roig, Cambrils, Aleixar, Reus...
The region offers a wide range of cultural, culinary, environmental and leisure offer. Its capital, Reus is a commercial city that hides a lot of modernist buildings. We can enjoy the sun, beaches and walks in the marinas of Cambrils, Hospitalet del Infant and Miami Beach as well as hiking in the mountains of Prades.
Environmental tourism resources:
Areas of Natural interest of the Serra of Llaberia: Located between the mountains of Prades and the mountains Tivissa-Vandellós, its an unknown area excellent for those who want to walk freely in the nature.
Prades Mountains Natural Park: mountain saw, extending over 30,000 hectares. Declared a Natural Area of National Interest, is divided between 5 different regions: Alt Camp, Baix Camp, Conca de Barbera, Priorat Garrigues. With a typical Mediterranean landscape with a steep geography: deep caves, cliffs, plains, etc is the place where several rivers like the Francolí, Brugent, Siurana and Public square are born.
Its natural wealth is by the vast forests of pine, Holm oak and oak. Where live birds as the Golden Eagle and the Peregrine Falcon..
Tivissa-Vandellos mountains Natural Park: set of pre-coastal mountains of the Pre-serralada Litoral, with an area of 8,000 hectares. Llastres River is the main watercourse and the core structure for the settlement of 90% of vegetation, around different almond trees, vines and cereals. We may also find oak woodlands in the shady parts of the area.
Outstanding beaches: beach of Salou, beach Llevant in Cambrils, Prat d’En Forés, Vilafortuny, Cap de Sant Pere i Cavet, a Montroig del Camp; Beach Cristall, beach Pixerota and beach Cala Vieneses-Platja dels Penyals.
Reus: it is the bourgeois and modernist city of Baix Camp. In the eighteenth and nineteenth century it was the commercial capital of southern Catalonia. The economic wealth of the late nineteenth century, gave way to Modernism, which is the reason we find a town full of Modernist buildings, streets, squares and avenues of extreme beauty...
Outstand the different Modernist works of Domènech i Montaner, Casa Gasull, Casa Rull and the Institut Pere Mata.
Church of Sant Pere: church documented in the second half of the twelfth century. Spanish Civil War destroyed part of it and some items can be found in the same church or the Museum of Art and History of the city. After the conflict the church was restored by César Martinell and became a public market. It has a Gothic style with a single nave with side chapels. The bell tower also has a later Gothic style, consisting of a hexagonal tower of 63 metres.
Parc Samà: it’s considered one of the finest romantic gardens of the nineteenth century in the Mediterranean. It is situated between the towns of Cambrils y Montbrió del Camp and between streams of Riudecanyes and Alforja.
It was constructed bye Salvador Samà, who wanted to create a romantic park of the colonial era, due to his Cuban roots, and ordered the project to Fontseré i Josep Mestres, (architect of the Park de la Ciutadella (Barcelona)).
Traditional celebrations and Outstanding Activities:
Annual festival of St. Peter, Reus: it’s the main festival of Reus. It is celebrated around the time of San Joan and Sant Pere, this is the week of June 24 that combines various activities such as concerts, festival, dances, concerts and street parade with fireworks. With the time many elements have been introduced: dwarves, giants, dragons, castellers among others.
Annual festival of Misericord, Reus: it can be considered as the second Festival in Reus. It is celebrated around 25 September, the feast of Our Lady of Mercy. This festival includes Aplec del Baix Camp, delivery of Honours of the city, shows, concerts, street parade with fireworks and festivities...
Maritim Fair of Costa Dorada: Outstanding fair for its maritime theme. Held the last weekend of May between the areas of Cambrils and Salou. We can find various sailing organizations and institutions.
Thanks to the Prades Mountains we can enjoy hiking, biking or horse riding, we can still see the traditional cobbled road and discover the superb scenery of the area. Dense network of roads and trails. It may find ancient mule track, cars or ancient cattle tracks.
In the same mountains there are about 6000 tracks from the easiest to the most complicated.
You can also enjoy the rich heritage of monuments in different towns and / or cities and make a gastronomic route in the different areas of this region.