Vilafortuny - one of the areas of Cambrils.
Since the tourist life is concentrated in the centre of Cambrils, in the heart of the port quarter and the old town and the centre Vilafotuny situated at a distance of 1.7 kilometers from the centre of Cambrils, there is an abundance of shops, cafes and restaurants as well as attractions and active evening and night life. Why stay in Vilafortuny will be more quiet and measured than in the centre of Cambrils.
However, despite this, Vilafortuny already won the hearts of many tourists and now is one of the tourist areas of Cambrils.
Vilafortuny relatively young district belogorodskaya type, which is characterized by a fairly dense buildings low buildings, mainly bright colors and narrow streets.
Is Vilafortuny on the Costa Dorada, to the East along the coast from Cambrils centre. The East is bordered Vilafortuny Salou, and from the West its boundary determines the channel of the river Maspujols.
The Beaches Of Vilafortuny. Embankments Vilafortuny
The beaches are the main pride and the reason why tourists come in Vilafortuny.
Just in the area of Vilafortuny three beaches, lapped by the waters of the Mediterranean (Balearic) sea and stretching for 3.2 kilometres along the district.
All the beaches of Vilafortuny municipal, and therefore absolutely free. You will have to pay, unless and, if desired, for the rental of sun loungers and sun umbrellas, and beach activities.
On the beaches of fine sand of light colour, set in shallow sea depth is gradual, the bottom is mostly sandy.
For the most part the beaches of Vilafortuny, quiet and spacious, where in season you can find all kinds of services. On the beaches there: SOS points, ramps for people with reduced mobility, bins and toilets, showers and foot baths, awnings and parasols, sunbeds and beach bars, playgrounds and information items, medical care, and rescue rigs, a dedicated area for water and beach activities.
Another feature of Vilafortuny is the presence of a long promenade, which connects the coast from Salou to Cambrils center and beyond. Along the beaches and the promenade does not pass traffic road, so the beach is separated from the road with residential buildings. This makes the long promenade along the sea is nice and healthy. On the promenade, the palms, and trees with luxuriant crowns, places to stay and a few cafes, a bike path, as well as hotels and apartments with direct access to the promenade and beach.
Beach Cap de Sant Pere
Beach of Cap de Sant Pere (Playa del Cabo de San Pedro) - East Vilafortuny beach bordering the Ponent beach in Salou.
The length of the beach is 800 meters and its average width 10 meters.
The eponymous Vilafortuny beach (Playa de Vilafortuny) - Central, the most long and wide, visited and developed beach of Vilafortuny.
The beach is 1 700 meters, and its average width of 70 meters.
The beach has been awarded the "Blue flag" - a sign of quality and safety of the beach and sea water.
On the beach promenade Vilafortuny is a shaded Park with children's Playground.
Beach Esquirol (Playa de L'esquirol) is third and West beach Vilafortuny.
The length of the beach is 600 meters and its average width is 26 meters.
The area's attractions are almost there, and the few that are located in the very center, close to the beach Vilafortuny.
On the waterfront beach Esquirol you can see military Telegraph tower optical signals (Torre de l'Esquirol), built in the nineteenth century, for the optimization of communications between Barcelona and Valencia. Since 2005, the tower attached to the Historical Museum of Cambrils.
The Vilafortuny castle (Castillo de Vilafortuny) - one of the main attraction of the area and the whole of Cambrils.
The castle is located on a hill near the coast, was built in the early 12th century and was of military and defensive character. Side the tower, called Torre del tower of homage, which can be seen at present, is also the protective structure.
Restored in 90 years, the castle now serves as a venue for weddings, baptisms and communions. A total area of 1665 m2.
Parish Church of Santa Maria de Vilafortuny was built in 1960 in neo-colonial style. Located next to the castle Vilafortuny, has a relatively small size and pleasant appearance.
The Church of Santa Maria del Mas d'en Bosch is small and Renaissance style. On the West side of the Church are the remains of a small and old parish cemetery, which, due to its convenient access, were used by the inhabitants of the former Berenice, Salou, Vila-Seca, Vilafortuny and other small neighbouring towns. The farm, once located directly opposite the Mas d'en Bosc, was used for recreation travellers and their horses.
What to visit near Vilafortuny
- Tarragona, which incorporates the historical uniqueness of Catalonia.
To get from Vilafortuny all of these cities is quick and convenient - taxi or public transport. If you are going to drive around on the buses and (or) several people, it makes sense to buy a local transport card T10 Tarragona. With this card, the fare is significantly reduced. The card costs 12 euros and gives you the opportunity to make up to 10 trips in Zone 1. Each trip duration not more than 1 hour and 15 minutes. The map you can pass to each other. Cards are available from machines or sales points, the drivers are not available. Tarragona, Salou, Vila-Seca to La Pineda, Cambrils and Reus are included in the Area-1.
From Cambrils centre and Salou, Vilafortuny are within walking distance. It is best to go along the embankments, along the line of the sea, distance from the centre of Vilafortuny to Cambrils port is 1.7 km and to the centre of Salou is about 2.7 km away.
Where to stay in Vilafortuny
The choice of accommodation in Vilafortuny are very diverse, here you can find accommodation for every taste and budget, from budget to quality hotels and a large selection of the apartments on the first line, where the Windows will open views of the beach and the sea, and in the center of the district.
All accommodation in Vilafortuny can view and book here.
How to get in Vilafortuny
The fastest and most convenient way to get in Vilafortuny is a plane.
In the Alicante airport there. The nearest resort is Reus airport, serving both local and international flights and are located at a distance of 13 km from the tourist centre of Vilafortuny. The second distance is a major international airport of Barcelona El Prat. It was in Barcelona airport arrives the majority of tourists wishing to spend their holiday in Vilafortuny and Cambrils centre. Flights to Barcelona and Reus...
From Barcelona airport can be reached in Vilafortuny: direct public bus, taxi or car. From the center of Barcelona in Vilafortuny by the Shuttle bus, taxi or car.
If you are planning to travel to Spain, then the ideal option would be to rent a car. To choose and order a car in advance, at the appointed time, your car will be waiting for you near the airport or in the city centre. The rental price starts from 14 Euros per day. To see and pick up the car here...
Taxi/Transfer Service Barcelona - Vilafortuny
To get from Barcelona airport to Vilafortuny and other cities on the Costa Dorada easier and faster than a taxi. Book a taxi/Shuttle service is possible in advance, even from home. At any time of the day, at the airport, you will meet your driver with a sign, which will be written your name and surname. For taxi is enough to tell us your flight details! To know the cost of taxi ride here...
Bus Barcelona - Vilafortuny
From the centre and Barcelona airport with daily connections direct public buses in Vilafortuny, as well as from Vilafortuny in Barcelona.
Buses in Vilafortuny start from Barcelona city centre, most buses pass through the terminals T2 and T1 of Barcelona airport or start from the airport depending on the schedule.
In a way, about 2 hours 15 minutes 2 hours and 50 minutes. The fare is 16,90 Euros one way. Baggage included in the ticket price. The Carrier Plana.
Tickets can be purchased at the ticket offices and sale points, and also from the driver when boarding. The bus schedule depends on the season and days of the week. Better to check before you travel - the official website of the company Plan. In the search enter Cambrils and the bus schedule will be seen Vilafortuny.
All the ways to get from Barcelona to Cambrils, you can find here.