On the Costa Dorada in Catalonia on Spain’s east coast
Reus is the perfect spot for some gentle winter sun or a full-on family summer holiday... handily located for Port Aventura, one of Europe’s biggest and busiest theme parks.
|Time zone:||GMT +1 hour (GMT +2 hours in summer)|
|Flight Time:||2 hours 30|
|Holiday type:||Beach, Summer sun, City break|
|Weather:||Average maximum temperature: 16.2░C
Rainfall: 590.1mm a year
As the birthplace of architectural genius Antonio Gaudi (the creative force behind Barcelona’s cathedral), Reus is the place to pay homage. No trip would be complete without a visit to the Gaudi Centre in the Placa Mercadal.
Must eat at:
For traditional Catalan cuisine with a local twist, stop off at Casa Llesques for local specialities including Cod in Romesco sauce.
Must be there for:
As befits the birthplace of Gaudi, every day is Modernist Day in Reus. The Modernist Trail is a daily (and highly cultured) tour that takes in some of the town’s most notable modern buildings – with museum entry included in the price.
- Just 10km from Reus airport, the small but perfectly formed five star Hotel Mas Passamaner in La Selva del Camp is the place to de-stress – and if you’re flying your own helicopter, you can even pop it down on the hotel’s own landing pad...
British citizens do not need a visa to visit Spain.