ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES

LUCENTUM ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE
     

The remains of the fortified Iberian and Roman city of Lucentum, origin of Alicante, are found here. The city, founded in 4th - 3rd century BC, remained inhabited until the end of the 3rd century AD. Located on the so-called Tossal de Manises, at La Albufereta Beach, the site stretches along 30,000m2, although only 6,500m2 have been excavated.

Winter opening hours:
October-May: 09.00h.-13.00h. and 16.00h-18.00h.
Summer opening hours:
June-September: 09.00h.-12.00h. and 18.00h.-21.00h.

Closed: Sundays afternoons and Mondays.

 
 
EXCAVATIONS IN THE GOTHIC FISH MARKET
     

Is the current Health municipal offices, the remains of the different elements found during the archaeological excavations were exposed in the semibasement of the present building.

Address: C/ Mayor. Edificio Sanidad y Consumo Municipal
Visiting hours: 09.00h.-14:00h.

Free admission

 
     
ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION AT THE MUNICIPAL ARCHIVE
     

The archaeological excavation, previous to the refurbishment of the buildings containing the Municipal Archive, resulted in several Gothic and Renaissance remains and the discovery of areas with a 40-burial late Roman necropolis.

Address: C/ Labradores, nº 3
Opening hours:
From 15/09 to 15/06, mondays to fridays from 9 to 14h, saturdays from 9 to 13h
From 16/06 to 14/09, closed on saturdays

Free admission

 
     
ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATIONS NEXT TO THE TOWN HALL
     
Located next to the Town Hall square, the city's defensive remains from the 18th century and the constructions from the 18th - 20th century can be seen here.

Address: C/ Jorge Juan, nº 2 (outdoors)

Free admission
 
     
ROMAN VILLA AND "TORCULARIUM" OF THE PARQUE DE LAS NACIONES
     

The Roman villa of the Parque de las Naciones stretch along 15.000 m2 and sited at 300 metres to the North of the city of Lucentum.

Address: Avda. Miriam Blasco (outdoors)

Free admission

 
     
ROMAN VILLA OF CASA FERRER I
     

This Roman villa, sited in La Condomina, dates back to between the 1st century BC and the 5th century AD. Since then, it has been integrated in La Condomina golf course, next to San Juan Beach.

Address:
Campo de Golf de la Condomina (outdoors)

Free admission