With almost eighty listed buildings, Reus offers an excellent legacy of Modernist architecture. Enjoy holidays in Reus to admire the façades of its emblematic buildings scattered around the city.
If you decide to follow the Modernist Route, don’t missing the works by the renowned architect Lluís Domenech i Montaner, such as Casa Navàs, Casa Gasull and Institut Pere Mata. It will be easy to find your way round, as the route is clearly marked and all the buildings are identified with plaques. Another representative of the Modernist movement with a key presence in Reus is Antoni Gaudí. Visit the Gaudí Centre to understand the secrets behind the work of this internationally acclaimed architect. Packed with interactive models and educational displays, it will entice the most curious visitors.
This cultural stroll can be combined with an afternoon’s shopping, as Reus isn’t known as the “shopping city” for nothing. Find cheap holidays in Reus and discover an undisputed Modernist heritage and admire the best shop windows.
Don’t leave Reus without sampling a good vermouth, a beverage with a long-standing tradition in this city. Spend the afternoon learning interesting facts about this drink at the Museu del Vermut, a museum housed in a pretty Modernist building, or visit Ca’l Massó, a former distillery that now is home to a cultural space. And if dessert is your thing, you must try manjar blanc, an exquisite sweet pudding made from almonds.
The city is well connected. Reus airport is located only a mile and a half away from the centre and links the city with several European capitals. From Reus, you can reach other towns on the Costa Daurada coastline, Barcelona and Port Aventura, all by train.
The weather in Reus is usually fairly sunny in summer, with temperatures around 30 degrees, and can be even hotter on some days during the summer months. October usually brings more frequent showers. So now you know; don’t forget to pack your umbrella if you decide to book your flight + hotel to Reus during autumn.