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Free Night Tour with "Misteriosa Tarraco"

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Jesús
Quality Verified Registered on May 14, 2019

I love to travel and to know new places, its history, its customs, its legends. And I was born in a city full of all that and much more, and that's why I will love to accompany you to discover it, in a fun and different way. Cheer up! Please, contact me to specify dates and times.

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Tour description

If you have enjoyed your visit to Tarragona during the day and already know the Roman aspect of the city, the night will offer you revelations that can only be discovered in the light of the moon.

Discover the most mysterious side of Tarragona thanks to its stories and legends , walking through its streets full of charm and secrets . Many of them based on reality and others that are part of the city's imagination.

You are brave?

**Attention!** This tour is not suitable for very sensitive people or very young children.

We will start at the famous and emblematic Balcón del Mediterráneo , where we will "play ferro" in front of the Mediterranean Sea and thus soak ourselves with good luck before starting the tour.
We will need it.

From the Paseo de las Palmeras we will see the Roman Amphitheater and talk about the famous gladiator fights and other shows that took place there.

In Plaça del Fórum , we will visit two "friends" and talk about the Roman festivals.

From the Plaça del Antic Escorxador ( Old Slaughterhouse ), we will see the Torre de las Ánimas where we will talk about the work, related to death, that the Board carried out in that tower.

In the Portal del Carro , we will talk about the "road to hell" that 150 women suffered when they were transferred from the " Pilate's Prison" (Torre del Pretori) , which we will also see, to the convent of "les Oblates" during Franco's repression.
We will also tell the story of the co-patron of our city with the help of a mural: Sant Magí .

As we walk above what was the old city cemetery , we will be able to see the majestic bell tower of the Cathedral of Santa Tecla in all its splendor. We will also visit the entrance to one of the city's air raid shelters, located under the Biblical Museum .

In front of the façade of the Cathedral of Santa Tecla we will talk about the martyrdom that our patron saint suffered.

Did you know that there was a giant in Tarragona? And that the rats have their own procession in the city?

We will visit Carolina in the Castellarnau House , where its sad story will be revealed.

When we get to the Old Court , we will explain how Tarragona was one of the last cities where an execution by garrote was carried out and it did not go too well.

Stories about witchcraft, exorcisms, supernatural beings and ghosts from specific streets will help us delve into the darkest and scariest side that this city has ever known.

Dare to discover it and let the magic of Tarragona intoxicate you!

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Passeig de les Palmeres, 43003 Tarrag...
    Passeig de les Palmeres, 43003 Tarragona, Spain
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    We will meet at the "Niño de la Oca" fountain located on Paseo de las Palmeras, at the end of Rambla Nova and where the Balcón del Mediterráneo is located. You will see me with a tablet with a very striking case and a blue backpack.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    balcon del mediterraneo
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Amphithéâtre de Tarragone
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Praetorian Tower or King's Castle
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Corderet House
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Forum Square
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Portal of Sant Antoni
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Plaça de l'Antic Escorxador
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Car Portal
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Metropolitan and Primate Basilica Cathedral of Santa Tecla of Tarragona
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Castellarnau House Museum
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Old Court
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Portal of the Roser
  • 13
    Outside visit
    plaza de la fuente

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

(153 ratings)
4.91
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Professionalism
4.91
Fun
4.79
Expression
4.81
Quality
4.89
Route
4.88
Yolanda 09 Jul 2024
Salou

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Travelled in group - Jul 2024
Recorrido muy completo y ameno. Totalmente recomendable.
Iñaki 06 Apr 2024
Alicante

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Un recorrido con Jesús muy bueno. Una gran profesionalidad y muy atento a las necesidades de cada miembro del grupo. Sus explicaciones fueron muy amenas y con muchos detalles de rigor histórico que añadieron un punto más de interés a la visita. Sin duda repetiríamos.
Alberto 29 Mar 2024
Valencia

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Travelled in family - Mar 2024
A pesar de estar muy cansados disfrutamos una barbaridad del Tour, un gran acierto haberlo realizado!!! Enorme Jesús!!!
Vicente 29 Mar 2024
Alcorcón

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Visita interesante, buen profesional. Merece la pena ver tarragona por la noche.
Lorena 28 Mar 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Jesús es de Tarragona y se nota ese amor por su ciudad cuando explica las historias y leyendas. Se sabe todo los trucos, nos llevó a muchos sitios escondidos de la ciudad, a los lugares con mejores vistas, nos explicó la historia, y nos hizo grandes recomendaciones. Nos encantó!
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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