Language
Spanish
Duration
6 hours
Free! cancellation up to 24h

Highlights

  • Visit Segóbriga with a specialized guide , and discover one of the best preserved Archaeological Parks in the Peninsula.
  • Consider the remains of the Wall < b>, the Amphitheater , the Theater , the Forum of this important Roman city.
  • Discover the Caves of Sanabrio , and learn about the mining of lapis specularis.

Description

A complete full day to Segóbriga and the Caves of Sanabrio to know the keys to the splendor of this famous city of the Roman Empire, and the importance of the mining of lapis specularis.

Discover the footprint left by the Roman Empire in the province of Cuenca by visiting the Segóbriga Archaeological Park in the municipality of Saelices, one of the Best preserved Roman sites of the Peninsula and declared National Monument in 1931.

With the tour "Tour to Segóbriga from Cuenca" we will first visit these important ruins of the city where the Romans settled in Emperor Augustus , on remnants of Celtic civilization.

It is considered one of the great cities of its time in the Peninsula, coming to house a theater , an amphitheater , great public baths, a basilica , temples , markets , etc., sample of the great splendor that lived the city of Segóbriga in ancient times.

Then we will go to the heart of the Alcarria, where we will know one of the main activities that drove the Segóbriga growth . Specifically we will visit the "Caves of Sanabrio" , Roman mines of crystal of Hispania that the Romans called lapis specularis . Here we will discover a perfect example of the importance of mining in the surroundings of the city.

Later, we will arrive at Noheda village, where we will take a guided tour to know the attractions of the place. In addition, we will see the mosaics of Noheda, 2 beautiful Roman mosaics dating from the fourth century, brought to light in 2005. This has been one of the most relevant archaeological discoveries in recent years. Our guide will tell us why.

To end our visit, we will return to Cuenca enjoying the landscape of the Alcarria, Cuenca, passing through the Río Mayor Valley .

Itinerary

  • 9:00 - Pick up at the Hotel and departure to Segóbriga
  • 10:30 - Visit to the Archaeological Park of Segóbriga
  • 13:00 - Visit to the Roman Mines of Lapis Specularis
  • 15.00 - Return to the meeting point

Included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in Cuenca
  • Round trip bus transfer from Cuenca
  • Official guide
  • Ticket to Segóbriga Archaeological Park
  • Ticket to Lapis Specularis Mines

Not included

  • Lunch

Price

Tour

Adult
(aged 8+)
57.50 $
Child
(aged 3-7)
40 $
Free Child
(aged 0-2)
Free!

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COVID-19 Measures

  • Enjoy the activity safely! We adopt the recommended legal and sanitary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Among them, keeping the safety distance, the use of masks for both the guide and the participants, small groups, disposable headphones, vehicle disinfection before and after each service, disinfectant gel available, avoiding the use of printed material, among others, according to the specific type of activity.

Cancellation

Free! cancellation up to 24 hours before the date of the activity with 100% refund / Less than 24 hours, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided.

Starting point

The guide will pick you up at Avenida San Ignacio de Loyola, 23 (door of La Despensa supermarket). If you wish, we can pick you up at your hotel in Cuenca or at the AVE train station. Please inform us when making your reservation.
Segóbriga Tour from Cuenca
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Customer Reviews

"El guía, arqueólogo, muy ameno y con muchísimos conocimientos."
20/04/2019
Visita muy interesante, tanto la de Segóbriga como la de las minas, a pesar de la constante lluvia.
Maria Ester
Spain Spain
"Muy contentos con todo, muy recomendables."
17/11/2017
José Jorge
Spain Spain
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