Contact details

C/Puig i Cadafalch s/n
17130  Empuries, Escala, L', Girona  (Catalonia)
macempuries.cultura@gencat.cat
http://www.mac.cat/esl/Sedes/Empuries
Tel.:+34 972770208
Fax.:+34 972775975

Location

Autonomous region:
Catalonia

Province/Island:
Girona

Girona

Description

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.

Construction:
Archaeological site

Artistic period:
Greco-Roman

Practical information

Schedule

From Oct 01 to Nov 15
From Monday to Sunday
From 10:00 to 18:00


From Nov 16 to Feb 15
From Tuesday to Sunday
From 10:00 to 17:00


From Feb 16 to May 31
From Monday to Sunday
From 10:00 to 18:00


From Jun 01 to Sep 30
From Monday to Sunday
From 10:00 to 20:00


Closed: 25 December, 1 and 6 January.

Prices

General: €5
Reduced: €4
Children: Admission free

Services

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