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Ruins of Empuries

C/ Puig i Cadafalch s/n, 17130, Spain
+34(0)972 770208
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“audio guide” (36 reviews)
“greek and roman” (35 reviews)
“small museum” (9 reviews)
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C/ Puig i Cadafalch s/n, 17130, Spain
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Not far from the main road that links Girona with Figueres a short ride to the coast reveals ancient knowledge and the high state of civilisation achieved in the two centuries BC. Nearby, the Hostal Empuries provides local accommodation and a good restaurant - there...More

Thank Sheri L
Reviewed 25 October 2017

A huge site of Greek and Roman remains with some stunning mosaics in the Roman citadel. We were advised to allow an hour and a half for the visit but as avid fans of the old Time Team programme we spent nearly 4 hours there...More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The ruins at Empuries contain the remains of two ancient cities -- one Greek and one Roman.The Greek city of Emporion represents the Western-most settlement of the Greeks discovered to date. When the Romans came and built their city nearby, they incorporated the Greek city...More

1  Thank floyd s
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Amazingly large area to have a look at which means that visitors do not feel crowded together. So many remains, quite uunusual.

Thank sophia27
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

At €5.50 per adult this place was really good value. Very interesting and scenic, plus an audio guide included for the price which had some great information about the site and the way life used to be here. Well worth a visit

Thank JetSetterJim
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Having read about this site in the UK I was determined to visit it on our trip to Spain. Well worth it. The site, particularly the Greek section is large but eAsy to walk round following the excellent route in the audio guide which is...More

1  Thank mabel98
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The information through the audio guides is excellent. Also the meseum is nice, not too big. Parking is cheap and partly included in the museum ticket.

Thank Rogier M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was very interesting but there is very little shade. The audio guide was great, very informative and atmospheric. The museum offered some coolness about two thirds of the way round with a vending machine for water. Allow a few hours for the visit.

Thank cassiopeia86
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This is a much larger site than you would imagine. There is a mix of Greek and Roman towns with approximately 90 buildings in total. I would suggest taking the audio tour as it really adds a lot of information you don't get from the...More

2  Thank fluxan
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is a very large ancient site. Greek then Roman remains are excavated here. There really are only the stones in the ground and a few above remaining but the museum is very enlightening. Allow a couple of hours to fully explore this site to...More

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SJDelaney
23 August 2017|
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Response from KateSmith47 | Reviewed this property |
There is a beach there but we didn't use it. If you have a car there are plenty if beaches in the area. 😊
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Barbara H
8 January 2017|
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Response from Colin G | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I don't remember seeing any dogs but that doesn't mean they are not allowed. Sorry I cannot be more helpful.
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Lory A
19 November 2015|
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Response from Patrimonigencat | Property representative |
Hi Lory! Nice to hearing from you. About your question, you can pick a bus in Girona. The company is called Sarfa. · Public Transportation Bus: SARFA Line Figueres-Sant Pere Pescador-l'Escala Line Girona-l'Escala Line... More
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