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The October 30th we will start the coverage of the MAC-Empuries mosaics to protect them from the cold and frost. The works will begin on the Forum and will be extended to the Domus I and II. It is expected that the works lasted three weeks, so in mid-November mosaics will no longer be visible until spring 2015. Sorry for the inconvenience.
For more information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org mail or phone 972 77 02 08
ROMAN VISITS. Sundays 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 November; and 7, 28 December at 12 am.
GUIDED TOUR TO EMPURIES. With an expert guide. 1st November and 6th December at 16,00 pm
Information and booking email@example.com or 972-775976
SCIENCE WEEK 2014: Cooking and eating in the old city
Free guided tour to Empuries, on Saturday 22 November, at 11.00 am. Advanced booking is required at firstname.lastname@example.org mail or phone 972-77 59 76
The Greek geographer Strabo, who wrote in the Augustan period, recounts, referring to Empúries that "emporitans, at first, occupied a small island off the coast today called Palaia Polis (old city), but currently live on land already "(Geography III, 4, 8-9).
In 218 BC, on the occasion of the Second Punic War, a Roman army under Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio landed at the port of Empúries with the aim of blocking land access to the Carthaginian troops. This was the process that was to start the romanisation of the Iberian Peninsula.