First Time Tourists Guide in Reus, SPAIN

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Reus is the capital of Baix Camp, in the province of Tarragona, in Catalonia, Spain.

Some of the places that can't be skipped are Casa Navàs and General Joan Prim /downtown.

If you are looking for Reus themed souvenirs, this might be the right place; Regalos Marsal and El Árbol.

Reus also has best accommodation to stay in like Brea's Hotel and NH Ciutat de Reus.

Refugi antiaeri de La Patacada is such an interesting place you should visit! And take some stunning photos at Galeria d'Art Anquin's, it would never disappoint you!

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SIGHTSEEING

Casa Navàs is a pioneer building in the city of Reus, Catalonia, Spain. Casa Navàs is a building designed by Catalan engineer Lluís Domènech I Montaner, situated in the city's Plaça del Mercadal. Joaquim Navàs Padró of Reus contracted Lluís Domènech I Muntaner as the architect of his new house. The structure was developed from 1901 to 1908. Take a look at the Inside view, the structure had a pinnacle on the left veneer, however it was crushed by besieging by Nationalist powers during the Spanish Civil War and never modified. Inside the structure is an exceptionally wide and splendidly lit space. Marble works were finished by Alfons Juyol I Bach, the artistic creations by Tomàs Bergadà, the furniture by Gaspar Homar and the ceramics production by Hipòlit Montseny; every one of them under the directions of Lluís Domènech I Montaner.

Casa Navàs

Beautiful old Patracian house at the City Hall square of Reus.

The interior is amazing and gives an insight in the way of living off the rich in the beginning of the twentieth century.

The house is splendid and the guide is so good.

Address : Plaça del Mercadal, 7A, 43201 Reus, Tarragona, Spain

DOWNTOWN

General Joan Prim is actually a Spanish military leader and political figure who played an important role in the Revolution of 1868. This popular tourist attraction is located downtown, while you can enjoy a citylife of Reus and explore the surrounding.

General Joan Prim

Thin, wide and point-of-law square of Reus.

The place is located the heart of Reus.

It is surrounded by building and great to walk around.

Address : 43201 Reus, Tarragona, Spain

SHOPPING

This place might be the right place to shop your Reus themed souvenirs. Regalos Marsal offers you a wide variety of products for you to bring home as well as costume jewelry, gifts, tableware, kitchen products, and etc. This shop is located in the commercial center of Reus. El Árbol is bringing the "natural atmosphere" through several products they offered like jams, the natural journal, land art game, la silvestrina natural soaps, sandalwood perfume, hand-made jewelry, and wood speaker.

Regalos Marsal

Emblematic store in the city of Reus, to buy household items and gifts.

Details for home and kitchen, sculptures and figures of Gaudí.

Wide exposure of swaroski products and jewelry.

Friendly personalized attention, much and good to choose from.

Address : Carrer de Jesús, 12, 43201 Reus, Tarragona, Spain

El Árbol i

If you like crafts and unique objects, recommend this shop

There are local products and crafts like jewelery, organic cotton clothes, gifts,and many more.

They have beautiful crafts, from the country, very well priced and the girl who wears it is charming.

Both the staff and the place are very nice.

Address : Carrer de Sant Elies, 39, 43201 Reus, Tarragona, Spain

FOOD & DRINK

Spanish cuisine is most popular for different Spanish tapas (cold or hot Spanish appetizer or snacks) including world-famous national food of Spain like famous jamon iberico, legendary paella, and celebrated gazpacho.

CULTURE

The culture Spain depends on a variety of historical sites, basically dependent on pre-Roman Celtic and Iberian culture. Besides, other old ancient people groups like Romans, Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Greeks also had some impact. In the regions of language and furthermore religion, the Ancient Romans left an enduring heritage in the Spanish culture since Rome made Hispania as a political, legitimate and regulatory unit. The resulting course of Spanish history added different components to the nation's culture and traditions.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best times to visit Reus for ideal weather are on April 16th to June 24th or on September 3rd to November 4th.

HOTEL

Brea's Hotel might offer the perfect accommodation to stay while you can enjoy a good atmosphere during your holiday or business trip here. Brea's Hotel has around 50 rooms which features free internet access, meeting rooms, Masia Crusells restaurant, and etc. NH Ciutat de Reus is a quiet residential area and just 10 minutes walk from the center. There are several services you might enjoy during your stay here such as free WiFi, parking area, wheelchair accessible, meeting rooms, pets friendly, and etc. In addition, there are the following popular places near the hotel like 8km to PortAventura, 10km to Tarragona, great transport links and easy access to the main highway including airport, and the last is 3km to the Tecnoparc congress center.

Brea's Hotel

Convenient for an overnight stay if travelling down to Southern Spain.

The hotel is modern with large and comf bed.

Restaurant offer wide selection of food in a nice atmosphere.

All staff are accommodatinga and polite.

Address : Carrer d'Estanislau Mateu i Valls, 2, 43204 Reus, Tarragona, Spain

NH Ciutat de Reus

A very good hotel right in the middle of Reus.

Spacious rooms, breakfast with enough selection.

The staff are very efficient and friendly.

Address : Av. de Marià Fortuny, 85, 43203 Reus, Tarragona, Spain

RESTAURANT

Myoos is such a great restaurant serving traditional Catalan dishes. You can enjoy a nice atmosphere with your family or loved ones. The staff is good with friendly services. They also have a fresh house red wine you might like. In the Xivarri Tasca, you will find a wide variety of the tapas and the traditional dishes, creatively presented. A gastronomic experience to share and enjoy as well as a pleasant atmosphere and a good wine in a restaurant in Reus.

Myoos

A good restaurant, with a very good offer and superior quality dishes.

The food is delicious, all the dishes are very well prepared and presented.

From the toasted bread, the salads and the main dishes, to the desserts.

The facilities are very cozy and clean

Address : de, Carrer de Ramon J. Sender, 38, 43204 Reus, Tarragona, Spain

Xivarri Tasca Reus

Amazing pintxos restaurant near the centre of Reus.

Fantastic choice of pintxos, of which the chicken with reduced local Vermouth is particularly good.

Nice place if you like wine, variety and quality wines around.

Address : Carrer de Pubill Oriol, 7, 43201 Reus, Tarragona, Spain

CAFE

Farggi Reus is the right place to have an ice cream. Farggi Reus is actually the largest manufacturer of branded ice creams in Spain. Besides, there are also coffee offerings here. For accompanying them all, Farggi Reus also offers waffles, crepes, and breads. Good coffee shop with average sandwiches and salads. Outdoor patio as well as Inside sitting around. Nothing special but a good place to grab a quick bite and good coffee. Very friendly and helpful service, and they also speak English.

Farggi Reus

Nice place to have a brunch or just a quick snack.

Amazing coffee, good service and excellent location.

You can have breakfast, have an ice cream, etc.

The service is reasonably quick by Spanish standards and quite pleasant.

Address : Plaça del Mercadal, 6, 43201 Reus, Tarragona, Spain

Coffee Break & Salads

A friendly and comfortable place, where you can have breakfast, have a coffee or eat.

Your lunch menu is balanced and you have many options, salads are incredible.

There is an outdoor terrace area where you can eat or drink.

It is flirtatious and very comfortable, you can not miss a visit to Coffee Break.

Address : Carrer de Berenguer de Palou, 5, 43840 Salou, Tarragona, Spain

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

The Cotton Club Restaurant & Cocktails is a cosmopolitan bar and an exclusive cocktails venue at night. The Cotton Club is the gathering place for local people and guests in the heart of Cairns city. It is the right choice for lunch, couples sharing a food before a movie and someone who heading out for a drink and night at town. Birthday events, hen's nights, and unique events are celebrated in the private capacity zone. Boca Boca is such an interesting place to hangout, the bar is very close to the beach. You can order several food like grilled meats, gourmet burgers, homemade pizzas, and tapas. Actually, it took around 15 minutes from Reus to get on that places.

The Cotton Club Restaurant & Cocktails

If you want a quality meal / dinner at a good price, fresh product this is your place.

Great variation of cocktails even children's ones too.

They make the atmosphere as well as tourism familiar.

Address : Carrer de Bilbao, 6, 43840 Salou, Tarragona, Spain

Boca Boca

Really cute, trendy looking restaurant/bar and great music playing.

Food is great, reasonably priced and very cheap beer.

Food and cocktails and desserts are all great in here.

Would highly recommend eating or drinking in this bar.

Address : Carrer de Saragossa, 13, 43840 Salou, Tarragona, Spain

INTERESTING PLACE

Refugi antiaeri de La Patacada was built during the Civil War to protect the regional population from attacks by Franco's aircraft. The initial project consisted of four long galleries leading to a series of interior galleries, arranged transversely. Besides, it was arranged with a capacity for 2,700 people. Transverse exhibitions or rooms intended for hospitals and services. This means that the final capacity is only 1,218 people. However, it is the third largest city in capacity.

Refugi antiaeri de La Patacada

An incredible place that speaks for itself, and the great history that its walls have.

Highly recommended, the situation and history are impressive.

Very good initiative for the collective Reus Ocult.

Address : Carrer de Sant Llorenç, 36, 43201 Reus, Tarragona, Spain

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Galeria d'Art Anquin's holds an exhibitions of contemporary artists and participate in international fairs and collaborate with European galleries. You can experience the world of art and learn other cultural activities here. Galeria d'Art Anquin's also organizes children's workshop. Most importantly, you can collect a photo by taking the unique things Galeria d'Art Anquin's has to offer!

Galeria d'Art Anquin's

A very recommended art gallery.

It is an original space, with an industrial atmosphere.

It has very interesting and quite affordable exhibitions.

A must visit for people interested in art.

Address : Carrer de Campoamor, 2, 43202 Reus, Tarragona, Spain