Start planning your cruise and book your excursions in Tarragona and its surroundings
Tarragona is one of the most interesting destinations you will discover during your MSC Mediterranean cruise.
Located in the north-east of Spain, only 1 hour from Barcelona, Tarragona is one of the most important ports of Catalonia and an important tourist destination. In Tarragona you will find Costa Daurada with golden beaches and landscapes that seem to be taken from a holiday postcard.
Choose your preferred tours from a list of unforgettable MSC Cruises excursions including:
• Panaoramic Tour of Tarragona
• Medieval Tour of Tarragona region
• Cava tasting at Bodegas Vilarnau
With an MSC Excursion you will discover the city of Tarragona, an ancient Roman city and one of the most well-preserved in Spain. Visit the Roman part of the city, including the amazing amphitheater and walk through narrows streets and squares to feel the atmosphere of the city.
cathedral and admire the Medieval heritage of the city.
You can also visit Tarragona’s surroundings and immerse yourself into the Middle ages with an excursion to the Monastery of Santa Maria de Poblet declared an UNESCO World Heritage site in 1991. This abbey is one of the key religious and historical sites of Catalonia. To complete the full immersion into the Middle Ages, you will also visit Montblanc, considered one of the most beautiful medieval cities in Catalonia. Here, our expert guides will make you fall in love with its narrow streets, squares, and monuments of the city.
If you fancy something different, book a Cava tasting excursion to enjoy the Penedès region. After a bus tour to admire Tarragona’s Amphitheatre you will go to Sant Sadurni d’Anoia, home of the sparkling wine Cava. This region is where almost all Cava is produced in Spain. You will visit the Cava Vilarnau, a small artisan winery specializing in the production of an exclusive high-quality cava. In addition to discovering the process of making wine, sparkling wine, and cava, indulge in a Cava tasting experience.
If you are travelling on MSC Bellissima (Summer 2022) and you are embarking at either Barcelona or Tarragona, Spain, you will find here all the information you need to know to have a smooth start to your holiday.