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Costa Dorada

Costa Dorada



Costa Daurada (Catalan) or Costa Dorada (Spanish, literally Gold Coast) is a coastal strip located 216 km S of Catalonia (Spain).

Its capital is Tarragona.

The coastline consists of beaches and rocky shores. It begins south of Barcelona and then passes through various seaside resorts or not, including Tarragona, Salou, Cambrils and Sitges. The Costa Daurada is best known for its extensive tourism and nature reserves (Park Ebro Delta Natural Reserve and National Ports de Tortosa-Besseit S).

The name comes from the Costa Dorada golden sands of its beaches, shines in the sun.
La Costa Daurada (en catalan) ou Costa Dorada (en espagnol; littéralement côte d'or) est une bande littorale de 216 kilomètres située au S de la Catalogne (Espagne).
Sa capitale est Tarragone.

Ce littoral est constitué de nombreuses plages et côtes rocheuses. Elle commence au sud de Barcelone et traverse ensuite diverses localités balnéaires ou non, parmi lesquelles Tarragone, Salou, Cambrils et Sitges. La Costa Daurada est surtout célèbre pour son importante activité touristique et ses réserves naturelles (Parc Naturel du Delta de Ebre et Réserve Nationale des ports de Tortosa-Besseit au S). 

Le nom de Costa Daurada provient de la couleur dorée du sable de ses plages qui brille sous le soleil.  

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Golfo de San Jorge (C Tarragona)

San Jorge gulf lies between Cabo de Tortosa and Cabo de Salou. The S part of the Gulf, oriented to the WNW, is bordered by lands very low and swampy of delta of the Ebro, which extend up to 11 NM about the mainland.
The bottom of the gulf, facing NE, is bordered by the ...
7 Jun 12

Golfo de La Ampolla (Ebre)

In N Tortosa Cape, the low and swampy coast of the delta of the Ebro is oriented NW, and before its junction with the mainland, a peninsula of sand is detached forming bays of the Ampolla and del Fangal.Ampolla bay lies between ...
8 Jun 12

Puerto Calafat (C. Tarragona)

Calafat marina is located N Cabo San Jorge,  in the locality of Amettla del Mar, in the Gulf of San Jorge.
T. 977486184 F. 977486023 M. 404 b.(<25 m)
12 Jun 12

Club nautic San Jordi d'Alfama (C dorada)

This marina, located in San Jordi gulf, is very animated during the summer.T. 977456063
200 pl (<15 m)
Depth: 1, 2 m

8 Jun 14

Cabo de San Jorge (Alfama)

Cabo San Jorge is located 8 NM NE of La Ampolla. This cape may be easily identified by the ruined fort which surmounts its summit.
11 Jun 12

Puerto Ametlla (C. Tarragona)

Ametla harbour is an authentic fishing port where auction sales are renowned for the quality of its products.

In the heart of the Costa Dorada, Ametlla is approximately 3 hours from the French border.
Ametlla port is one of the most important of Catalonia, as much by the ...
11 Jun 12

Puerto del Hospitalet de l'Infant (C. Tarragona)

The marina is located on the sea promenade, at the Moll de Ribera.

     T. 977 823 004
     F. 977 820 534
     575 b. (<18.5 m)
In the heart of the town we find the majestic old hospital or hostel that ...
12 Jun 12

Isla Buda (Ebre)

Buda island, very low and sometimes partially submerged, separates the two mouths of the Ebro, mouth S and mouth N (Golas N and S).

Alluvium of the Ebro form schoals progressing eastward off and make dangerous the area around the Cape Tortosa.
The ...
7 Jun 12

Punta Dels Penals (C Tarragona)

From the point DelsPenals, the coast is fringed by a sandy beach until Salou cape, the rocky foothills halting at a hundred meters from the sea.
12 Jun 12

Cabo Roig (Ampolla)

Roig cape, 6 m high, is is separated from the Figuera point by a cove bordered of a beach.
It is located 1 NM NW of the village of La Ampolla.
An hotel is standing on the aera of the cape.
11 Jun 12

Cabo Tortosa (Ebre)

Cape Tortosa is the eastern end of the island Buda at the Ebro River delta. In the W Cape, at about 1 MN, stands a lighthouse, located on latitude 40 ° 42 and longitude 55 ° 0. This iron tower is 50 m high.
It is not advisable to approach within 2 NM and one must be careful in ...
7 Jun 12

Rada de Salou (C Tarragona)

Rada de Salou extends from Riera de Riudoms point to Salou cape.The roadstead is sheltered from winds from the NW through N to E and affords anchorage in depths of 10/12 m, good holding ground, sand and weed, about 0,3 NM offshore.
17 Jun 12
Local Area

Espagne Est - East Spain

At S and E, Spain is bordered by the Mediterranean sea, except for a small land boundary with the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar.The boundary between Spain and France lies in the vicinity of Punta Falco, which is located 1 mile NE of PortBou. In the Mediterranean ...
14 May 12

Méditerranée - Mediterranean

La Méditerranée est reliée à l'océan Atlantique par le détroit de Gibraltar à l'ouest, à la mer de Marmara et à la mer Noire par les Dardanelles et le Bosphore à l'est. Le canal de Suez au sud-est relie la Méditerranée à la mer Rouge.
Îles méditerranéennesLes principales ...
13 Mar 15

Costa Garraf

Garraf coast is chaired by the massif of the same name, of great ecological interest.
It includes, in addition to the small Llobregat delta, sandy beaches south of Barcelona, which the tourist is rich and varied.

Vilanova i la Geltru, is a major fishing port and marina, ...
18 Jun 12

Costa del Maresme

La Côte du Maresme, située au nord de la province de Barcelone, se caractérise par de longues plages sableuses, aux eaux limpides, et aux ravins profonds.
30 May 10

Costa Valencia

The Valencian Community is one of the seventeen autonomous communities of Spain. Its capital city Valencia. The second city in population is Alicante and the third is  Elche. Because of its location, Valencia has been for centuries the gateway to the Mediterranean to ...
19 May 12

Costa Brava

The Costa Brava is the name given to the Spanish coast on the Mediterranean Sea, north-east of Catalonia, in the province of Girona. It starts from the French border, Portbou, S Cape Cerberus, and extends over 70 km to Blanes.
It is bordered to the north, by the Vermilion ...
14 May 12
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