Guided Tour of Sagunto
The city, with more than two thousand years of history, treasures a great artistic and cultural legacy as a result of the cultures that have inhabited the region. The sites located in the mountainous area testify that the origin of Sagunto dates back to the Bronze Age.
Its strategic location led to many cultures that settled in the area, and that is why the city has an extensive cultural offer. Iberians, Romans, Visigoths, Arabs and Christians left their mark over time, and their legacy is reflected in the great variety of monuments that it has: hermitages, stately homes and palaces in the heart of the old town and even a historic and preserved Jewish quarter.
In our guided tour we will go into its history. We will make you feel part of it through the journey through different cultures.
What to visit in Sagunto?
Some of the most representative buildings that we will see on our tour to Sagunto are
Roman Theater: This is the first building to be declared a National Monument in Spain, in 1896. It was built in the 1st century a.C and has the shape of a hemicycle, although its current structure is due to numerous rehabilitation and restoration interventions necessary for its implementation. value. Thanks to its acoustic conditions, it is currently an ideal space for theatrical and musical performances. Very close to the theater, we have the Castle of Sagunto.
Sagunto Castle: located at the top of the hill (Sierra Calderona), It is a good example of the passage of time: we can find remains of various eras – Iberian, Roman, medieval and modern. It was declared a National Monument in 1931. Without going up to the top, you can get a wonderful panoramic view of the town.
Vía del Pórtico and Domus dels Peixos: both archaeological sites, dating from the 1st and 2nd centuries respectively, are located in the urban center of the city. The Via del Pórtico, nowadays a museum, consists of a space of some 3,000 square meters excavated that houses a Roman arcaded road and several funerary buildings. On the oher hand, , the Domus dels Peixos gives us an idea of what day to day Roman life was like. It conserves different spaces, such as the vestibulum and the kitchen, arranged around an atrium.
The historical importance of Sagunto is breathed in each of its streets. For this reason, we invite you to discover this city and get to know its most special essence in our accessible guided tour for all with official guides. If you want to know more information, do not hesitate to contact us in this email email@example.com