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Basilica Vega Del Mar

Calle De Los Eucaliptos, San Pedro de Alcantara, Spain
+34 645 66 31 92
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This Roman time Basilica, is one of the first Christian settlements on this side of the med.

Very Interesting Neo Catholic Basilica, from early in the first millennia, there is an archeologist... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Rune J
worth a quick look if you are in the area

It is not very big and also it is fenced in so you cant go around the site . It is right on the... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Lynda W
Province of Malaga, Spain
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Calle De Los Eucaliptos, San Pedro de Alcantara, Spain
+34 645 66 31 92
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Very Interesting Neo Catholic Basilica, from early in the first millennia, there is an archeologist present on Fridays from 11 to 13 hours, which is well worth while planning for, as one get´s a view into the history of the place.

Thank Rune J
Reviewed 26 August 2016

It is not very big and also it is fenced in so you cant go around the site . It is right on the beach and not very well sign posted yet

Thank Lynda W
Reviewed 8 August 2016

During July and August the Basilica is open Fri, Sat and Sun mornings from 10.30 to 1.30 (bring a hat, there's very little shade!). Our Guide was excellent - enthusiastic, passionate and very knowledgeable - she could answer any questions. If you are not a...More

1  Thank MarbellaSue
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Example of Visgothic architecture which most often found in Africa. Built in 4th century it is of the few remaining ruins of Byzantine domination of Southern Spain. Very stunning but not being cared for very well.

1  Thank Serviceprof
Reviewed 23 May 2016

amazing find, but it is no longer open due to the one volunteer who would take you around on a Friday has stopped volunteering. Went to San Pedro Tourist board and they informed me it is now closed, as the local council don't support or...More

1  Thank fifishosho
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Great historical place to visit. Open on fridays only. Very early christian Church. Baptism and worship on the beach of San Pedro de Alcantara.

Thank Fasbe
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Basilica Vega Del Mar in San Pedro still has the original christening font in place. At one time the area was a Roman settlement and the area still has some of the stones that the Romans made roads with.There are areas nearby were more Roman...More

1  Thank Stewart1234567
Reviewed 7 December 2014

One of the most magical attraction in san pedro de alcantara (marbella) a per-Chistian church and one of the most famous and largest burial grounds (necropolis) in Spain by Romans dating before Christ ie over 2000 years. Major findings was well preserved ceramics, gold and...More

2  Thank Johnny H
Reviewed 1 October 2014

The Basilica Vega Del Mar in San Pedro is fairly easy to find just beyond the end of the main beach walkway behind a stand of trees. Now in ruins, only the outline of the Basilica can be seen, surrounded by almost two hundred graves...More

2  Thank MCP163
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Brenda B
10 May 2015|
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Response from Nikki4120 |
Yes, you can run from San Pedro to Marbella which is around 10Km. Flat route.