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Enclave Arqueologico de Carteia

Avenida del Puerto, S/N, 11369, San Roque, Spain
+34 956 90 80 30
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Little-known Roman site

Visited this on a whim on the last day of our holiday (staying near Jimena). Being a Saturday the... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
johnincornwall895
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St Austell, United Kingdom
Archeological gem

If you are interested in historical sites, this one is a must. It's free, there's a very... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
David B
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Belgium
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Avenida del Puerto, S/N, 11369, San Roque, Spain
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Visited this on a whim on the last day of our holiday (staying near Jimena). Being a Saturday the whole San Roque area was deadly quiet and therefore so easy to drive to Carteia. Historically it's a very significant site in Punic, Roman and Visigothic...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in historical sites, this one is a must. It's free, there's a very professional and knowledgable guide and it's easy to get there. Max. 2 hours visit. The tour is devided into 3 parts so you can visit only a certain...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Last Friday we enjoyed our visit to the Roman Ruins at Carteia. Our Guide Alba was very professional and extremely knowledgeable, not only about the site but the history of the Mediterranean area.  It was a pleasure to hear her opinions and observations.   This site...More

Thank Silvia B
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

If you are into Roman or Phonecian ruins then this site is a must. Because of its location, you have to have a guide - but that really improves the experience. We underestimated time and only had an hour to visit - you really need...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you're into this sort of thing. It's a tragedy that the skyline and environment are dominated by the modern world. If you want a more complete picture of the site, you have to visit the museum in the town of...More

Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

We have visited this area for 10 years and never knew it existed! Free entry and guide speaking both Spanish and English.Comprehensive tour which mapped out the settlement. Added bonus was tour of German Gunpost which went deep into the hill. Unfortunately no coffee shop...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2016

Well restored Roman ruins. Make sure you use plenty of sun cream as there is no protection from the sun.

Thank Bruno K
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

Ancient history has never been something that has captured my interest much before, however this site was a very pleasant surprise and I would recommend it to others. We missed the start of the tour, arriving 10mins after it started, so we had to wait...More

Thank FlorenceXOXO
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

We enjoyed visiting the free Archeological site with a very interesting and informative guide providing a great tour. Only drawback is the oil and gas refinery surrounding the entire site somewhat takes away from the views and tranquility but we did drive a car to...More

Thank DCCalgary
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

If you are interested in history and ruins, then a visit to Carteia is a must. It has Phoenician origins and was the first Roman colony settled outside italian soil. It is easily found by leaving the A7 at junction 116 and then following the...More

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