Get to know the area of Cartagena
Cartagena is a city with a wide and varied history full of interesting places and things to do, with 3 Museums, 22 Sights & Landmarks, 16 Outdoor Activities and 8 Nature Parks to mention a few.
The city has many restaurants for wining and dining from traditional Spanish to modern international cuisine, including bars serving local tapas, menu del dia and snacks to full al a carte menu.
The city was founded by the Carthaginians around 220 B.C. The city had its heyday during the Roman Empire. It was one of the important cities during the Umayyad invasion of Hispania, under its Arabic name of Qartayannat al-Halfa.
Among its many Roman ruins are a 1st-century B.C. theatre and Casa de la Fortuna, a villa with murals and mosaics depicting the city’s journey through the ages.