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Complete guided tour of Tarragona Cathedral

Description

Visit The Cathedral of Tarragona, the Cloister, the Treasure, the Diocesan Museum, the Roman temenós –remains of the  inside walls and enjoy the great views from the bell tower in a company of a local guide. Discover one of Spain's oldest cathedrals and embark on an hour-long journey which will take you through 2000 years of its history, works of art and its spirituality. The Cathedral is easily accessible from Costa Dorada and Barcelona.

Itinerary

The complete guided tour of The Cathedral of Tarragona, the Cloister, the Treasure and the Diocesan Museum also includes a visit of the Roman inside walls and spectacular views from the  bell tower. The Cathedral contains important historical memories and beautiful works of art, dedicated to St Thecla, originally raised at the top of the hill of the an ancient roman city.

The Cathedral: Its floor plan is in the form of a Latin cross, with three naves. The head is of Romanesque tradition with half-point arches following the techniques of the Gothic movement. The chapels show art’s stylistic evolution with examples of flamboyant Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Neoclassicism. A splendid rose window fills the middle of the nave.

The Cloister: The columns and the capitals are decorated with biblical, legendary, hagiographic and moral themes. The Museum, founded in 1914 has around six thousand pieces, of which some three hundred and fifty are on display to show visitors a highly diverse chronological, stylistic and artistic discourse of the local art. The visit also includes  the Roman temenós – the remains of the inside part of the roman walls and access to the almost 70mts high bell tower with splendid views.

Pickup

C/Mare de Déu del Claustre, 5, Tarragona

Things to bring

Printed voucher

Inclusions

•Visit of The Cathedral, the Cloister, the Treasure, the Diocesan Museum

•Visit of the Roman temenós and the bell tower

•Guide

Exclusions

•Audio guide.

Cancellation

Cancellation more then a week in advance: administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date : 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution

Additional Info

Due to the difficulty to access the top of the the bell tower (150 narrow  stairs) the visit is not recommended to persons with heart, respiratory, mobility or vertigo problems.

Opening times:

Open from Monday to Saturday, closed Sundays and Religious Holidays.

January 1st to March 13th: 10h to 17h.

March 14th to June 12th: 10h to 19h.

June 13th to September 11th: 10h to 20h.

September 12th to october 31st: 10h to 19h.

November 1st to March 15th: Monday to Friday: 10h to 17h./ Saturdays: 10h to 19h.

Duration: 1,5 hour

Price:

Adults: 15 EUR

Children up to 7 years: Free, from 7 to 16 years: 10 EUR

Seniors (>65 years up): 10 EUR

Family with more than 2 children: 40 EUR

 

Please note:

  • We advise to book this tour at least 48 hours in advance
  • To book this tour please click on the calendar on the right 
  • Please be aware that this is a walking tour, we kindly advise you to use comfortable clothes and shoes and come prepared for some walking.
  • Correct dress code is requested for entrance to Cathedral and churches.