Alcanar Tarragona

Alcanar map and guide to the Costa Dorada resort of Alcanar.

Alcanar Map and Guide

Alcanar Map: Above you can view an interactive map of Alcanar, the southernmost town in the Catalonia region of Spain. Use the zoom in button to get a detailed street map of Alcanar, or the direction buttons (->) to view surrounding Costa Dorada towns and villages.

Also shown on this Alcanar map are the areas of Les Cases D'Alcanar, Deveses and Cales, you can also see the Catalonian border with the Comunidad de Valencia. By zoomin out you can also see, Ulldecona, Solimar, Montsià Mar, Serramar, Triador, Barbiguera, Ameradors, Saldonar, Boverals and Vinaròs.

Alcanar is a town and municipality in the Montsia district, it has a population of 10,545, and a municipal area of 47.1 square kilometres. Originally part of the town of Ulldecona, Alcanar became an independent town during the 15th century. Defensive towers were built along the coast during the 16th and 17th centuries, to ward off attacks by raiding pirates.

Alcanar's beach area (Platja Alcanar) attracts plenty of visitors in the summer months, as does the neighbouring fishing village of Les Cases D'Alcanar. The coastal areas have been a popular area for summer homes and one of the oldest is Clos de Codorniu, which was formerly a residence of a King of Spain, Alfonso XIII.

Alcanar can be reached from the N-340, or from the AP-7 motorway, it is about 111 kilometres from the city of Tarragona.

Costa Dorada Attractions: Port Aventura - River Ebro Fishing

Costa Dorada Golf: Golf Bonmont Terres Noves - Spain Golf Courses

Costa Dorada Places: Altafulla - Cambrils - La Mora - La Pineda - Miami Playa - Mora D'Ebre - Salou - Sitges - Tamarit - Torredembarra - Tortosa

Costa Dorada Cities: Reus

Alcanar airport driving distances: Reus airport to Alcanar is a driving distance of 105 kilometres (65 miles), Valencia airport is a driving distance of 166 kilometres (103 miles), Barcelona airport to Alcanar is a driving distance of 193 kilometres (120 miles).

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