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Greek ruins of Empuries

  • Greek ruins at Empurias © Turespaña

    Greek ruins at Empurias © Turespaña

  

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Greco-Roman
C/Puig i Cadafalch s/n
17130 Empuries, Escala, L'
Girona, Catalonia
Girona

Telephone+34 972770208

Fax+34 972775975

E-mailmacempuries.cultura@gencat.cat

Websitehttp://www.mac.cat/esl/Sedes/Empuries

Ampurias is the most important Greek archaeological site to be found in Spain.Its origin stems from the settlement of Greek colonisers during the 5th century A. C. The town was reformed by the Romans, and in the 1st century B.C. Cesar founded another town of a square layout, populated by army veterans, with remains of mosaic and wall painting.Excavation has revealed important pieces most noteworthy being Greek bronze, ceramic and sculpture.

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Timetables

 

Oct 01 to Nov 14

Monday to Sunday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

 

Nov 15 to Feb 15

Tuesday to Sunday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 

Feb 16 to May 31

Monday to Sunday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Closing days: Monday

 

Jun 01 to Sep 30

Monday to Sunday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

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General: €4,50

Reduced: €3,50

Children: Free admission

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