The Concurso de Castells (Human Towers Competitions) was the main attraction. We’ll miss the main bi-annual event at Tarragona, but the smaller competition bringing together 11 of the best castell groups at nearby Torredembarra more than satisfied us.
The Romans arrived In Tarraco (now Tarragona) In the 2nd century BC. It became a major and very rich city, the capital of Roman Hispania. Ancient Roman Tarraco is World Heritage.