Cambrils is one of the best known, favourite spots for people who spend summer on the Costa Dorada. Its spacious beaches, historical legacy and the calm offered by its landscapes make it the perfect destination for a relaxed weekend.
Considering a visit to Cambrils? Read on and discover what to see in this beautiful coastal town!
What you can't miss in Cambrils
- Cambrils beaches and port: ode to summer
The beaches of Cambrils are one of the town and the entire area's main tourist attractions! Their fine sand, cleanliness and maintenance make them authentic havens of peace, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the sun and the sea. Some of the most famous beaches include Playa de Vilafortuny, Playa del Cavet and Playa de Cap de Sant Pere.
Visiting the town's fishing port is a perfect way of discovering its fishing tradition and immersing yourself in its past that is deeply rooted in fishing and the sea. Close to the port is also one of the quietest beaches in Cambrils: Playa de la Riera.
- Delta del Ebro Natural Park
Delta del Ebro Natural Park is a great excursion for nature lovers. Boasting more than 300 species of birds, this park is a true haven for ornithologists. Activities include boat trips, bird watching, hiking and even freshwater fishing. A paradise of natural peace, perfect for sports lovers!
- The Old Town
Cambrils old town is another place that is also worth a visit. Strolling its streets you will come across the former Coastal Watch Towers and the Church of Santa María, a small building featuring Baroque, Renaissance and Neo-Gothic elements.
- La Plaça del Pescador
Plaça del Pescador is one of the most emblematic spots in Cambrils. Its central fountain and stone benches make this square the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a delicious meal or glass of wine. As it is located close to the marina, it is also a point of reference for sea lovers.
How to get to Cambrils by train
Travelling to Cambrils by train couldn't be easier thanks to the Rodalies de Catalunya commuter rail services. These trains connect several cities in the region, including Barcelona, Tarragona and Cambrils, making it the perfect destination for a weekend getaway! Now you know, there is no better way to travel to Cambrils than by train.
What's more, if you have an AVE (high-speed) or Larga Distancia (long distance) ticket to Barcelona or Tarragona, then you be given a free Rodalies ticket for you to use in the 4 hours before the departure time and the 4 hours after the arrival time at the destination. Don't think twice about it. Travel in the fastest, most comfortable and sustainable way possible.