Calafell is a tourist municipality that offers a wide range of leisure and recreational activities throughout the year. Calafell means "small castle" and is derived from Latin and Arabic. It is home to Calafell Castle and the 11th century Santa Cru del Castel church. Tourism in Calafell is developing mainly in the gastronomy, especially in the region's products such as wine and seafood. The town is home to a wide variety of restaurants, some of them internationally renowned, which will offer a juicy and varied repertoire of dishes.