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Cartagena: Roman Theater, Forum, Castle and Panoramic Lift

Cartagena: Roman Theater, Forum, Castle and Panoramic Lift

Save money and visit 4 top museums and archaeological sites in Cartagena with this convenient combo ticket and optional audio guide. Get 1-time entry to the Roman Theater, Roman Forum Museum, Panoramic Lift, and Conception Castle and take advantage of transportation discounts. Start with any of the 4 attractions and get up to 15 days to visit each one after the first activation. Get exclusive discounts on tourist transports by simply showing your confirmation voucher at the tickets counter. Visit the Roman Theater Museum and journey into one of the most surprising discoveries of the city in recent decades. Marvel at the most important part of the site: the Roman Theater itself, one of the largest in Spain with a seating capacity of 7,000. Head to the Roman Forum Museum that stands at the entrance to one of the largest urban archaeological parks in Spain. Throughout its various halls, where a careful selection of pieces is exhibited, learn about the long history of the old Carthago Nova. Stroll through important remains of the glorious Roman era. Spot the Curia, or local senate, with its richly decorated marble pavement. See the Colonial Forum, the city’s neuralgic center, the distribution of which symbolized at various levels the hierarchy between the divine and the human. Visit the Sanctuary of Isis where the mystery cults of the Egyptian gods were celebrated, the old roads with cart tracks, and the port’s thermal baths and its magnificent entrance portico with its original flooring. Finish your visit to the Roman Forum Museum at the atrium building, with its high walls and pictorial decorations that transport you to the great banquets of the Roman Empire. Witness next the fortress of the Castillo de la Concepción (Conception Castle), one of the best points to discover the city and acquire an overview of its 3,000 years of history. Take in the best panoramic views of the city and its natural harbor atop the fortress, which is easily reached via the Panoramic Lift (included) to avoid having to walk up the hill.

Cartagena: Panoramic Double-Decker Bus Tour

Cartagena: Panoramic Double-Decker Bus Tour

Climb aboard a double-decker bus and go on a tour of Cartagena. The bus is equipped with a spoken explanation of the city’s highlights so you don’t miss any details. Enjoy the bus tour before stopping for an hour of free time to explore the city center and Cala Cortina beach. Ride through the old Cartagena and see its walls, buildings, and archaeological remains. Then, drive into the modern Cartagena, entering the commercial city center. Enjoy an hour of free time to explore your way. See city monuments and other places of interest as you stroll around. Take in views of the city’s waterfront and bay with its numerous “shore batteries.” If you’d like, head to the only urban beach in the city, Cala Cortina. At the end of the tour, head back to the meeting point.

Cartagena : Roman Theatre Museum Entry Ticket

Cartagena : Roman Theatre Museum Entry Ticket

Learn about the historical processes by which the Roman Theater in Cartagena was buried until its re-discovery. Step into the "Passageway of History” and learn about the development of the theater site dating back to the 1st century B.C. Find out how plays were performed during Roman times and the political implications of the Roman art world. See the remains of a Roman house with mosaic tiles, which was destroyed during the construction of the theater. Discover the history of Roman Spain with an entry ticket to the fascinating Roman theater in Cartagena.

Calasparra: Almadenes Canyon Rafting with Caves and Rock Art

Calasparra: Almadenes Canyon Rafting with Caves and Rock Art

Discover Almadenes Canyon on a rafting trip with expert guides on a level 1 tour suitable for all participants. Admire the beautiful scenery of this protected area known for its riverine forest, rocky landscape, and ancient rock paintings. Start the trip by rafting along a section of the Segura River. Discover over 150 species of flora and fauna within the towering walls of the canyon as your guide gives a detailed account of the rich biodiversity of the area. Stop on the banks of the river to visit the Monigotes Cave. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, see a variety of red schematic paintings which are over 8,000 years old. Here the guides will give a rock art workshop/demonstration. Admire these fascinating works which depict human outlines, animal representations, and other mysterious patterns which are difficult to interpret. Then, board the boat and enter the Cave of the Otters, named for its curious animal inhabitants. Sail out of the mouth of the Alfonso XIII reservoir, before finishing the adventure at La Mulata dam.

Cartagena: Roman Forum Entry Ticket

Cartagena: Roman Forum Entry Ticket

Experience the Roman Forum in Cartagena, Spain, a museum that allows you to delve into the 19th- and 20-century histories of the Cerro del Molinete Archeological Park. Throughout its three floors, see a selection of the most significant pieces found in the excavations around the Forum, which includes the painting Apollo and the Muses, and many other famous works of art. Conclude the tour by viewing sites and remains from the glorious Roman era. There is the Colonial Forum, the Sanctuary of Isis, the port's thermal baths and ancient roads, and the Atrium House. Marvel at the beauty throughout this magnificent museum and be transported back to the Roman Empire.

Cartagena: Panoramic Lift & Conception Castle Ticket

Cartagena: Panoramic Lift & Conception Castle Ticket

Enjoy a hilltop castle from the Middle Ages along with city views, a history center & a panoramic lift in the center of the city of Cartagena. Set out on this journey through history from the Castillo de la Concepción. The medieval fortress of the Castillo de la Concepción is the best starting point to discover the city. The audio guides allow you to soak in the sight at your own pace. Acquire an overview of its 3,000 years of history. The Castillo de la Concepción stands on the hill of the same name, which has been home to a Roman temple dedicated to Asclepius, a Moorish fortress, a medieval castle, and a siren from the Civil War. Get panoramic views of the city and its natural harbor from the fortress. Get into the panoramic glass cabin to enjoy views of some of the most emblematic buildings of the city such as the remains of the Roman amphitheater with the superimposed Bullring or the military constructions of the 18th century, the Autopsy Pavilion, the Marina Hospital and the Antiguones Barracks. Reach the highest point of the Concepción Hill with the Panoramic Lift. Its 45 meters save the existing height between Gisbert Street and the top of the hill where the Torres Park and the Concepción Castle await you with the best views of the city and its bay. Admire the fishing port of Santa Lucía and the building of the Auditorium and Palacio de Congresos El Batel.

Calasparra: Cueva del Puerto Entry Ticket with Guided Tour

Calasparra: Cueva del Puerto Entry Ticket with Guided Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of the Cueva del Puerto with entry tickets included. Descend 50 meters underground, and embark on an adventure in true Indiana Jones style. See various galleries, naturally formed sculptures, and the luminescent minerals room. Begin by meeting your guide at the reception of the caves. Set off, and begin an exploration of the caves that are spread out over 700 meters and are estimated to be 15 million years old. Walk through the numerous natural galleries, and view the sculpted shapes on the ceilings and walls. Keep going and see stalactites that resemble roots and small formations that resemble popcorn. Listen to your guide tell you about how these interesting shapes and patterns were formed over thousands of years by water, and hear the story of how they were discovered in 1966. Continue walking along well-illuminated walkways and bridges, and get an adrenaline rush when crossing some bridges that are 20 meters above the cave floor. Marvel at the interesting shapes and shadows created by the LED lights that are shone on the cave walls.

Cartagena: Guided Walking Tour with Tapas and Drinks

Cartagena: Guided Walking Tour with Tapas and Drinks

The “Tapa” has become a hallmark of the Spanish culture. On this excursion you’ll be able to enjoy several exquisite tapas and beverages during a delightful tour in the city of Cartagena. Your visit will begin at Cartagena harbor where you’ll meet your professional guide, who will answer any questions you have about local gastronomy and the history and culture of Cartagena. Truly emblematic places will be visited, such as the Consistorial Palace, Calle Mayor (a great example of Modernism in the city), the Casino, the Gran Hotel, San Francisco square, Casa Maestre of Cartagena... Several stops will be made during the visit to taste typical Spanish tapas, a real pleasure for all senses.

Cartagena: Punic Wall, Roman Theatre & Roman Forum Museums

Cartagena: Punic Wall, Roman Theatre & Roman Forum Museums

Explore the main archeological sites in Cartagena: Discover Punic Wall the oldest remains in the city which dates from the 3rd century BC. You will be able to know how Cathaginias settle down the city of Qart Hadast and hoy it was conquest by the Romans during the Second Punic Wall. Continue your visit in the Roman Theatre Museum, located in Cartagena´s Town Hall Squeare. The museum courtesy of the ingenious design by architect Rafael Moneo, you will start the visit in the Palacio de Riquelme, the building which provides entry to the museum, and then follow a history-themed passageway under the street to reach a new museum space, where the most emblematic pieces of all those found in the excavations are displayed. Visiting the museum will discover the history, architecture, works of art of this incredible roman monument, to finish in the Roman Theatre itself, one of the largest in Roman “Hispania”, with a seating capacity of 7,000, you will live an amazing experience. Roman Forum Molinete Museum is the best way to end a visit along the main sites of Cartagena; due to it is the largest urban archaeological parks in Spain. Start the tour in the museum, where throughout its various halls, where a careful selection of pieces is exhibited, you will be able to learn about the long history of Cerro del Molinete from today back to the old Carthago Nova. The visit concludes with a tour of important remains of the glorious Roman era that invite you to stroll through them: the Curia or local senate with its richly decorated marble pavement; the Colonial Forum, the city’s neuralgic centre, the distribution of which symbolised at various levels the hierarchy between the divine and the human; the Sanctuary of Isis where the mystery cults of the Egyptian gods were celebrated; the old roads with cart tracks; the port’s thermal baths and in particular its magnificent entrance portico with its original flooring; and to finish the Atrium Building, with its high walls and pictorial decorations that transport you to the great banquets of the Roman Empire.

Calasparra: Almadenes Rafting Day Trip & Monigotes Caves

Calasparra: Almadenes Rafting Day Trip & Monigotes Caves

The tourist descent of the Segura River through the Almadenes Canyon and the Las Dunas eco-route. It crosses one of the most important spaces in the Region of Murcia, due to its great ecological and archaeological value. During the tour, in a non-motorized zodiac, the flora and fauna of the Almadenes Canyon Nature Reserve are observed, where the Segura River descends between high walls. Halfway through the route, more or less, a stop is made at Los Abrigos del Pozo or Cueva de los Monigotes, where there are cave paintings dating from the Neolithic. This enclave was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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Well organized from start to finish, the young people thought the swimming was fantastic, it's a shame we didn't spot the otters, but understandable. It was fantastic, thank you, VivianeWell organized from start to finish, the young people thought the swimming was fantastic, it's a shame we didn't spot the otters, but understandable. It was fantastic, thank Well organized from start to finish, the young people thought the swimming was fantastic, it's a shame we didn't spot the otters, but understandable. It was fantastic, thank you, Viviane

Magnificent panoramic views of all of Cartagena from the castle. castle a great walk.

Very exciting expérience. Nice nature and very good guide. Thanks

Very very good. The guide was expert, cheerful and inspiring!

Brilliant guide. Lots of information and great fun