Contact details

Paseo del Fortín s/n
43893  Altafulla, Tarragona  (Catalonia)
www.mnat.cat/
Tel.:+34 977652806

Location

Autonomous region:
Catalonia

Province/Island:
Tarragona

Tarragona

Description

Archaeological site dating from between the 1st and 5th centuries D. C. An example of a luxurious villa, given the material that has been excavated, marble, sculptures, wall paintings, etc. and its construction is linked to the officials responsible for the administration of the province of Tarraconensis. This villa was once the residence of the Provincial Governor Caius Valerious Avitus.The town was abandoned between the 6th and 7th centuries.The first excavations began in 1967 and were carried out by Serra Vilaró and Sánchez Real.

Construction:
Villa

Artistic period:
Classical-Roman

Historic period:
Romanisation (A.D.)

Practical information

Schedule

From Nov 01 to Feb 28
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 10:00 to 13:30
From 15:00 to 17:30

Public holidays and Sunday
From 10:00 to 14:00

From Mar 01 to May 31
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 10:00 to 13:30
From 15:00 to 18:00

Public holidays and Sunday
From 10:00 to 14:00

From Jun 01 to Sep 30
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 10:00 to 13:30
From 16:00 to 20:00

Public holidays and Sunday
From 10:00 to 14:00

From Oct 01 to Oct 31
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 10:00 to 13:30
From 15:00 to 18:00

Public holidays and Sunday
From 10:00 to 14:00

Prices

General: €2,50
Reduced: €1,50
Children: Admission free

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