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Empúries is one of the finest historic settings in Catalonia.Two cities, one Greek and one Roman, set by the sea at L’Escala on the south of the Bay of Roses, named by Unesco as one of the most beautiful in the world.
All reviewsaudio guidegreek and romanancient historymosaic floorstwo hourscouple of hourslarge areainformation boardsroman cityiberian peninsulashort strollibericoentrance feeper adultdon t forgettiny villageinteresting information
I went with my dad for the afternoon as part of our holiday. On arrival you have to pay for parking but it’s right next to the entrance. Get you receipt stamped and the way out you can get part of your parking refunded. This...More
A “must not miss” historic site which is extremely interesting and well presented place to visit if you are in the local area.
Amazing setting with a sympathetic and appropriate layout which allows the visitor to appreciate both the Greek and the Roman ruins. A...More
Amazing place. I’ve visited many ancient sites like this but particularly enjoyed this one because of the layers of history and the way that different periods overlapped and interacted. The audio tour is excellent and held our attention across a huge site. However the single...More
Man alive, you have to come here. Ruins not just of the original Greek settlement but of the Roman one that came after. It’s big enough to be incredibly impressive but not so big to be overwhelming (which can definitely be true with not-so-big kids...More
We went with our 16-22 age young adults and spent about 4 hours in the ruins and museum. The comentry was both informative and interesting to all.
There are some nice mosaics and the reconstruction of part of the forum gives a good insight into...More
We spent about 4 hours walking through Empúries ruins while listening to the audio guide.
Empúries, also known as Ampurias, was a town on the Mediterranean coast of the Catalan comarca of Alt Empordà in Catalonia, Spain. It was founded in 575 BC by Greek...More
excellent audio guide (unlike several other locations in the region) that makes the visit lovely and entertaining even in the absence of remains other than foundations. the view is amazing anyway. you need to spend 2 hours, take a hat and a bottle of water...More
Lovely location, next to the Mediterranean, this was settled by both the Greeks and the Romans and is one of the few places like this. It’s a big site with a lot to see, so pacing yourself, especially on a hot day is important. One...More