Reus Airport is located approximately 3 kilometres to the south east of the town centre and 13 kilometres from the provincial capital, Tarragona. This is the gateway to the popular resorts throughout the Costa Daurada and the main point of arrival for the majority of visitors to the province of Tarragona. Reus Airport handles a number of daily internal connections and international chartered flights to and from major destinations in Spain and northern Europe.
Upon arrival at this modern airport, visitors are provided transport links the cheapest of which are the airport bus connections to Reus and Barcelona.
Route 50 runs from the airport to Reus Train Station with a journey time of 25 minutes The Barcelona service arrives at Sants Station within 1½ hours of departure from Reus Airport. Both services are reliable and convenient departing from the designated stops directly outside of Arrivals depending on the flights arrival timetable. Taxis are also available from outside of Arrivals and provide a direct route to any destination in the region.
Alternatively, vehicles to rent , provide the freedom required to fully appreciate the dynamic Province of Tarragona.
Travel Advice in Reus
Reus is the birthplace and childhood home of Antoni Gaudí. The finest examples of Reus’s modern architecture are found at Casa Navàs and the Institut Pere Mata The modern buildings and monuments throughout Reus reflect the affluence available to the towns bourgeoisie throughout the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. In 1882 the beautiful Baroque Teatro Fortuny was completed and the recently renovated Teatro Bartrina was re-opened to the public in 1997.
Access is available to a number of excellent museums in Reus and at the Salvador Vilaseca Museum on Plaza de la Lliberta there is a fantastic exhibition dedicated to the towns most famous son, Gaudi. The Regional History Museum contains paintings, drawings and sculptures by the important artists Marià Fortuny and Joan Rebull and both the Museu dArt I Història de Reus .
Discovering Reus by car
This region, known as the Costa Daurada has an abundant variety of attractive sites that attract millions of visitors each year. Reus is also close to one of the largest theme parks in Spain, Portaventura. The Priorat, a neighboring region, is known for the quality of its wines.
you can drive your car rental to the south of Tarragona is the beautiful town of Salou that has a landscape filled with sheltered coves, spectacular cliffs, lush pine groves and magnificent golden beaches. The most popular beaches in the district are Playa Poniente, Els Capellans, Playa Larga, Cala Font, Cala Crancs and La Pineda
To resume, Reus is one of Catalan major centres, bristling with the dynamism and frenetic activity characteristic of modern cities. Visitors to Reus can relax as they stroll around the streets of the historic town centre and admire its fine Art Nouveau heritage, allowing themselves to be cachedf by the window displays of its top-quality shops, tasting a cuisine with deep Mediterranean taste, following in the footsteps of Antonio Gaudí.