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Costa Dorada


Costa Dorada


Costa Dorada


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GBP = 1065.00 EUR

Costa Dorada translates into English as ‘golden coast’, and with 92km of bronzed beaches running south from Barcelona it certainly lives up to its name. But with ancient monasteries, quaint fishing villages and vibrant towns to explore, there’s more to a holiday to Costa Dorada from Glasgow Airport than hitting the sand.


There’s no shortage of markets to explore but the vast Sunday morning shopping fest that is Bonavista Market is easily one of the best. Along with locally grown food and wine (don’t miss the excellent olive oil), traders sell everything from colourful fans to cheap and cheerful espadrilles. Top picks include comfortable Mallorcan leather abarca sandals and traditional plaits of locally grown garlic.

Striking vistas

A pretty little town surrounded by countryside that alternates between craggy coastline, salty lagoons and rugged olive groves, L’Ampolla is home to a modern harbour and a marina crammed with colourful fishing boats and yachts. While some parts have fallen prey to the 1970s building boom, others have retained their winding streets and medieval churches – and are all the better for it. The surrounding Ebro Delta is home to a network of pretty trails that take you past some of Costa Dorada’s prettiest panoramas.

Historical marks

Tarragona, or as it was known at the time, Tarraco, was a hugely important trading hub during the Roman period, and as a result, some impressive monuments remain. Among them is the UNESCO-listed Pretori i Circ Romans, a 300m-long chariot racing track, the spectacular (and perfectly preserved) Amfiteatre Romà and the Fòrum Romà, which is linked to an excavated stretch of Roman street. If that’s not enough, there are also the remains of a temple dedicated to Juno, Jupiter and Minerva.

Flight Schedule

Flights departing from Glasgow to Costa Dorada

Dep Arr To Airline No. M T W T F S S Dates
05:00 08:35 REU Thomas Cook Airlines MT!1362 01/06/18-01/06/18
05:45 09:19 REU British Airways BA4543 28/05/17-19/11/17
06:25 10:05 REU Thomas Cook Airlines MT!1362 03/05/19-17/05/19
06:25 10:10 REU Thomas Cook Airlines MT!1362 18/05/18-12/10/18
06:55 10:30 REU Thomas Cook Airlines MT!1598 04/09/18-04/09/18
07:00 10:30 REU Thomas Cook Airlines MT!1568 20/05/18-19/05/19
07:45 11:30 REU LS121 24/05/18-27/09/18
08:15 11:50 REU Thomas Cook Airlines MT!1598 15/05/18-14/05/19
08:15 12:00 REU LS121 04/05/19-18/05/19
08:35 12:20 REU LS121 15/05/18-16/10/18
15:50 19:35 REU LS121 19/05/18-20/10/18
18:40 22:20 REU TUI Airways TOM1252 15/05/18-25/09/18

Flights departing from Costa Dorada to Glasgow

Dep Arr From Airline No. M T W T F S S Dates
09:35 11:25 REU Thomas Cook Airlines MT!1363 25/05/18-25/05/18
10:29 12:10 REU British Airways BA4544 28/05/17-19/11/17
11:05 12:55 REU Thomas Cook Airlines MT!1363 03/05/19-17/05/19
11:10 12:50 REU Thomas Cook Airlines MT!1363 18/05/18-19/10/18
11:30 13:10 REU Thomas Cook Airlines MT!1569 20/05/18-19/05/19
12:15 14:05 REU LS122 24/05/18-27/09/18
12:45 14:35 REU LS122 04/05/19-18/05/19
12:50 14:30 REU Thomas Cook Airlines MT!1599 15/05/18-14/05/19
13:10 15:00 REU LS122 15/05/18-16/10/18
20:20 22:10 REU LS122 19/05/18-20/10/18
23:20 01:05 REU TUI Airways TOM1253 15/05/18-25/09/18

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