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PortAventura
Salou, Tarragona Spain
www.portaventura.co.uk
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Food
The park does a phenomenal job of going beyond typical theme-park offerings. Besides typical park food, each region of the park also offers authentic food native to that area of the world. A few of the better sit-down restaurants are La Hacienda (Mexico), Raco del Mar (Mediterrania), and the Iron Horse Hotel (Far West).
Attractions
The park is home to a few impressive coasters, Shambala, a sit down B&M that is the tallest coaster in Europe. Dragon Khan, an excellent B&M with eight inversions. Furius Baco is a one-of-a-kind Intamin launched WingWalker where you travel over a vineyard. All of the water rides at the park are made by Intamin and offer plenty of wetness. Hurakan Condor is a 300-foot Intamin Drop Tower in which riders can either stand or sit. The remaining flats nicely fit into the theme of the area and tend to be family oriented.
Operating Season
The park is generally open every day March - October, with weekend operations in November and December. The park is also open daily for the Spanish Christmas season. Consult the parks online calendar http://www.portaventura.co.uk/calendar?pestanya=00
Established Seasonal events
Oktoberfest brings increased beer offerings to the park Halloween Events take place at the park from late September to mid-November. Christmas events start the last week of November and continue through the first week of January.
Access & Location
By Auto
The park has its own motorway exit, exit 35 of the AP-7 or Autopista del Mediterráneo (E-15 European Route); therefore, it is very easy to go by car to PortAventura.

There are several driving routes to PortAventura:

From La Jonquera or the south of Spain, you can take AP-7 up to PortAventura.

If you come from Barcelona or el Vendrell through C-32, you will connect directly with AP-7.

If you are driving to PortAventura from the Basque Country or Zaragoza, you can pick up the AP-7 from the AP-2.

PortAventura can be reached via train.
Renfe - PortAventura has its own train station, which can be reached from other mainline stations. For further information please visit:
www.renfe.es or call 00 34 902 320 320.

AVE - AVE connects all Spanish high-speed rail cities with Camp de Tarragona station, the nearest train station to PortAventura. For further information please visit:
www.renfe.es/ave or call the customer service telephone 00 34 902 320 320.

There's a bus service operated by Autocares Plana connecting the train station and PortAventura. For further information please visit:
www.autocarsplana.com or call: 00 34 977 35 44 45.
Nearby Lodging
PortAventura has five hotels on-site: Hotel Gold River, Hotel PortAventura Villa Mediterranea, Hotel El Paso, and Hotel Caribe.

The Hotel Gold River, based on a Far West theme, will take you back to the times of the Gold Fever and will make your stay unforgettable.

The Hotel PortAventura - Villa Mediterránea is a quaint village at the seaside, where you will spend a wonderful time with your family close to the Mediterranean.

The Hotel Caribe is a sun-bathed esplanade with exotic gardens and beaches of white sand, where you can escape from the world and get away from everything.

The Hotel El Paso will take you back to colonial Mexico and provide you with one of the most gorgeous views of the bay, where you can enjoy our all-inclusive package.

Hotel Mansion du Lucy allows you to stay in a Western themed Victorian Mansion

Additional partner and recommended hotels can be found on the PortAventura site:
http://www.portaventura.co.uk/partner-hotels
Virtual Queue Options
Guests at Hotel Gold River, Hotel PortAventura Villa Mediterranea, Hotel Mansion de Lucy and Hotel Caribe may purchase PortAventura Express: one-time-per-ride front-of-line access to most of the rides in PortAventura Park. Only available to guests at the hotels listed above.
Shows
PortAventura has over a dozen shows. The most unusual and thrilling shows can be found in Polynesia and China. A nightly boat parade/fireworks show takes place by the lake at the front of the park. Templo del Fuego is a well-done archeology-themed show with FIRE, and Laberinto de Blacksmith is a Tilt House walkthrough in the Far West. Consult the park map for a list of show times.
Videos
Theme Park Review's PortAventura Video

Park Maps
2007 Park Map

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