Travel back in time with this 2-hour SEMI-PRIVATE guided history tour from Seville. Head to the Roman city of Itálica, located in the Lower Guadalquivir River valley, halfway between Seville and Alcalá del Río. Explore the ancient ruins, which date as far back as 206 AD, and learn about the Roman Empire’s presence in this area. See the mosaics of the House of the Planetarium, tour the amphitheater, and visit the large thermal baths and gym. And set for Game of Thrones !!!
Meet up with a knowledgeable guide in Seville and head out of town to one of the most historic places in the country, the Roman city of Itálica. Located in the Lower Guadalquivir River valley, halfway between Seville (Hispalis) and Alcalá del Río (Ilipa) and very close to the routes that connected to the mining zones of the Sierra Norte of Sevilla and Huelva, Itálica played an important strategic role in both politics, military and economic matters during the height of the Roman Empire.Established in 206 A.D. when the general Publio Cornelio Escipión (Scipio) decided to create a place for wounded soldiers in the battle of Ilipa against the Lusitanians, Itálica is full of history. Learn all about the Roman Empire and their control of the region from your guide, then explore the ruins for yourself. See the gorgeous mosaics in the House of the Planetarium and tour the amphitheater and Trajan monument. Then visit the largest of the thermal baths, the gym, a former bread oven, two restored Roman houses, and remnants of city streets.