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Spain's gold coast

Marbella used to be a small agricultural town on the Costa del Sol, and today it is one of Spain’s most cosmopolitan beach resorts. Over 26 kilometers of clean beaches and the beautiful mountain sceneries of the Sierra Blanca, make Marbella an ideal travel destination for the whole family. There’s a lot to do: catamaran cruises, scuba diving, mountain biking, fishing, golfing, along with shopping in the city’s designer shops, expensive jewelers and trendy boutiques. Cuisine? Exquisite: Marbella boasts two establishments with a Michelin Star, and it is famous for its fresh fish and seafood gastronomy.

Basílica de Vega del Mar

Basílica de Vega del Mar

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Basílica de Vega del Mar

Paleo-Christian church, built by the Visigoths

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Basílica de Vega del Mar is a stunning example of North African Visigothic architecture. The church was built in the 4th century, near the mouth of the Guadalmina River. This is one of the few remaining ruins of the Byzantine domination of Southern Spain.

The ruins of the Basílica de Vega del Mar are the only surviving example of this type in Europe. Not far from the basilica you can find a necropolis with many archaeological pieces that prove the presence of ancient cultures in the region.

Basílica de Vega del Mar
calle los Eucaliptos, Marbella
Phone
+34 95 278 1360
Website
www.vegadelmar.org/
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