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  • Ruins of the Greek colony © Turespaña

    Ruins of the Greek colony © Turespaña





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Calle Puig i Cadafalch s/n
17130 Escala, L'
Girona, Catalonia

Telephone+34 972770208

Fax+34 972775975


The important archaeological site at Empúries was inhabited by different civilisations over the ages. The city was founded by the Greeks in the 6th century BC. Later the Romans arrived, bringing reforms and new wealth to the city. It disappeared in the 3rd century AD with the invasion of the Franks. The area conserves small houses with mosaic floors in white marble, Roman cisterns, the foundations of the porticoed square and the sacred area of the temples of Aesculapius and Zeus Serapis. Excavations carried out up have so far uncovered numerous different items, including bronze pieces, ceramics and Greek sculptures.

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Feb 16 to May 31

Monday to Sunday

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM


Jun 01 to Sep 30

Monday to Sunday

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM


Oct 01 to Nov 15

Monday to Sunday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM


Nov 16 to Feb 15

Tuesday to Sunday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Closing days: Monday



General: €5,50

Reduced: €4,50

Large families: €3

Children: Free admission

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Adapted guide
Itinerary adapted for the disabled
Car park
Sign guides

Telephone: +34 972775976


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