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Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia

Ensenada de Bolonia, s/n., 11380 Bolonia, Spain
+34 956 10 67 97
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Gibraltar and Bolonia Day Trip from Cádiz
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Closed Mondays in July, August and September
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  • Average4%
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“roman town” (26 reviews)
Ensenada de Bolonia, s/n., 11380 Bolonia, Spain
+34 956 10 67 97
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ruined Roman city is about 15 minutes beyond Tarifa when driving down from the Costa del Sol. It is free to EU nationals but still only costs.1.50 for everyone else. Having been to Pompeii and Herculaneum, I think this place is at least as...More

Thank PJ259
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were expecting to find a sign for the Baelo Claudia ruins, but went past a sign that said Bolonia and that rang a bell, so we turned around and followed that road and in 10 km or so found the ruins. After having a...More

Thank Chandolin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing to see actual history and be able to walk through the ruins. The kids, ages 7/10/15, all enjoyed the museum and the walk. It made it easy to explain the history and definitely peaked their interest!

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the Dos Mares Hotel and took a quick trip over to the museum and grounds. The displays are very well done and informative. The full on tour of the grounds was really interesting. You have the beach in front of you...More

Thank E W
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Had heard about Baelo Claudia but had no idea it would be so good. It's free if you are a citizen of a UE country but at only 1.50€ entry in any case it's well worth the visit. Wow, those Romans could build. Little more...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Very busy when we arrived at around 3 pm most of the car park was full but it is free and well maintained. Excellent museum in a brand new building. No toilets,a small shop and a drinks/snack machine. The ruins are vast with detakled information...More

Thank heleneshaw
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Another sunny day in the Costa del Sol, Spain, and history buffs that we are, we decided to visit the ancient Roman ruins of Baelo Claudia on the southwest coast. Approximately 1 1/2 hours from our temporary home base in Estepona, we took the scenic route...More

Thank Caron P
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Breathtaking! An amazingly well-preserved Roman ruin on the shore of the bluest ocean I have ever seen. The fact that you can walk through it out in the open and the great variety of structures give you some sense of going back to that time....More

1  Thank Lark F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

It is truly worth taking the time to visit this wonderful archaeological site. It takes a couple of hours to walk round and it is free to visit for EU citizens (You need proof of address). My only other advise is to get there early...More

1  Thank AndreaSouthamptonUK
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Family day out! Bring passports as free for EU citizens, great views of the beach and fascinating opportunity to learn about the romans!

Thank tricia896
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Response from Jose Leoncio G | Reviewed this property |
I would go late morning. This site has improved greatly (since my first visit about 6 or 7 years ago) with a stunning and informative visitor's center inside and quite comfortable walkways outside to get around the ruins... More
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Response from viajalma | Reviewed this property |
I do not know if there is any way from Malaga, it might. My advice is either to contact at the main authorities in charge of the Archeological Sites (the Baelo Claudia site itself) or the Tourism Office in Tarifa. Also, try... More