Daily Car Hire Rates in Salou
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Salou Car Hire - Did You Know?
- Salou is home to Port Aventura, one of the largest theme parks in Europe.
- The theme park has the fastest roller coaster in Europe and is managed by Universal Studios.
- In the 16th century Salou was a haven for pirates and considered too dangerous a town to visit.
- Salou’s beautiful beaches have 34 Blue Flag awards between them.
- In its time Salou has been occupied by Greeks and Romans and used as their ports for the export of products from Spain.
Nearest Petrol Stations to Salou
See the nearest petrol stations to Salou below, we recommend you plan head before you return the car to Salou to avoid any Refueling fees.
Salou Mini Guide
Not far away from the heady lights of Barcelona
, Salou is a modestly sized seaside town which is a favourite for Spanish and foreign holiday makers who go to the Costa Daurada.
To get into Salou most customers use nearby Reus Airport
where we also have rental vehicles available to pick up. Salou is a major stop off point for people visiting the impressive Port Aventura theme parks which are in fact part of the Universal Studios chain of theme parks. This is a great place to take children and ominously has the fastest roller coaster operating in the whole of Europe. This rapidly growing theme park has many large rides which are sure to be memorable. However, most people go to Salou for the beaches which are very picturesque.
Salou has been used mainly for its important strategically located port over the years and this is part of the reason it wasn a favourite haunt of pirates. First the Greeks and Romans took control of it and then a Spanish King used Salou as a point from which to conquer the Balearic Islands. Part of Salou's military history is evident when you see the Torre Vella, a tower which was used to defend the town.
Latest Update from Salou:
- On the first weekend of September, the resort hosts the King James I Festival celebrating the occasion when the King of Spain set out from Salou to conquer the Balearic Islands. The event includes mock battles, replica ships and more.