The Ruins of Empúries are an archaeological site where you can visit the remains of a Greek and Roman town which was the gateway of these civilizations to the Iberian Peninsula.
Empúries was the gateway of Greek and Roman culture to the Iberian Peninsula. This site preserves the remains of a Greek town - the colonial enclave of Emporion - and a Roman town - the former Emporiae - founded in the early 1st century BC on the foundations of a Roman military camp which had been set up during the previous century.
You should go and see the mosaics of the old stately homes, the sculpture of Asclepius and the imposing Roman Forum. The
MAC-Empúries organizes very interesting guided tours.
The first excavations on the site began in 1908 and since then constant scientific recovery work has been performed.
ruins of Empúries you can visit the Greek town, the Roman town and the archaeology museum.
During the summer there are dramatised visits and visits for families in different languages.
For further information:
Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya (MAC)