Lucentum Archaeological site


The archaeological Site Lucentum is located just 3 kilometres from the city centre, in the area known as Tossal de Manises, are the major archaeological remains of the Roman city of Lucentum, or ancient Alicante. This is an important reference point for the Ibero-Roman period.

The site covers 5 hectares, of which 2.5 correspond to the ancient city itself. This is one of the largest archaeological sites in the Comunitat Valenciana.

Opening hours

Summer: From 15 June to 15 September

  • From Tuesday to Saturday: from 09:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
  • Sundays and public holidays: from 09:00 am to 1:00pm
  • Monday: closed

Winter: From 16 September to 14 June

  • From Tuesday to Saturday: from 10:00 am h to 2:00 pm and from 3:30 pm h to 5:30 pm
  • Sundays and public holidays: from 10:00 am h to 2:00 pm
  • Monday: Closed


  • Tuesday to Saturday: from 10.30 am to 6.45 pm
  • Sundays at 10.30 am

Telephone: +34 965 149 000

Telephone hours to arrange guided tours: Monday to Friday from 9:00 am . to 3:00 pm


  • General admission LUCENTUM*: 3’00€. (Sundays and public holidays 1’50€)

Free admission **:

  • Children under 8 years old
  • Unemployed
  • Holders of a Friend of the Marq card
  • Patrons and Benefactors of the Marq Foundation
  • Members of ICOM/ICOMOS
  • Teaching staff
  • Scholarship holders, with authorisation of MARQ Museum
  • Journalists
  • Qualified tourist guides
  • People with special needs (+ 1 accompanying person if is essential for the visit.

**Accreditation must be presented at the MARQ and/or Archaeological Site ticket offices.

How to get there

  • Buses: Lines 9, 21 and 22.
  • TRAM: Stop Lucentum. L1-L3-L4-L5
  • Parking area with reserved space for people with disabilities


Tossal de Manises. Lucentum