Federico Wattenberg Center for Vaccean Studies (University of Valladolid)
PINTIA VACCEA

Guided tours: collections in research and necropolis of Las Ruedas

Headquarters of the Federico Wattenberg Center for Vaccean Studies in Padilla de Duero, with its famous mural by Manolo Sierra
Headquarters of the Federico Wattenberg Center for Vaccean Studies
in Padilla de Duero, with its famous mural by Manolo Sierra

Guided tour program

Our guided tour last at least 90 minutes; although it can be shortened, if necessary, to 60 minutes, but we recommend the full 90 minute tour.

Our tour starts with a brief introduction and a wide display of some of the most interesting archaeological pieces at the Federico Wattenberg Center for Vaccean Studies. The Center is located right on the town´s main square in Padilla de Duero. Our next stop is Las Ruedas, where the group will take a tour of the important necropolis.

View of Las Ruedas necropolis
View of Las Ruedas necropolis


In June, July and August our tours usually coincide with archaeological fieldwork and you will be able to witness first-hand excavation methodology and understand Spanish history and it´s rich heritage. The visit to the areas around the wall and the archaeological pits of the city of Pintia are not included, although access to the same are free.

The visits will usually be in Spanish.

The explanations of our guides are fundamental to be able to understand the environment and the Vaccean funeral rites
The explanations of our guides are fundamental to be able to understand the environment and the Vaccean funeral rites

Prices and opening hours

•Price of the guided tour: adults, € 7; children from 7 to 12 years, € 2.

•Schedule of guided tours:

-In July and August, coinciding with archaeological work on site, individual visits or small groups do not need to be arranged in advance. The hours are from Wednesday to Sunday, at 11:00 and 18:30 hours; on Sundays there are no afternoon visits. Groups of more than 20 people: on-demand visits, so please make the appointment beforehand on the phone +34 983 881 240.

(*) These schedules are subject to change depending on weather conditions or other needs of the different services and programs of the CEVFW.

-The rest of the year visits are made on-demand, in groups of at least 5 adults. In any case, it is necessary to arrange them at least four days in advance by e-mail (cevfw@uva.es) or by phone (+ 34 983 881 240).


Sculpture of the funerary rite involving vultures practiced by the Vacceans
Sculpture of the funerary rite involving vultures
practiced by the Vacceans




Universidad de Valladolid
© 2019 Federico Wattenberg Center for Vaccean Studies (University of Valladolid)

c/ Real, s/n. - Padilla de Duero
47314 Valladolid - Spain
Tel. +34 983 881 240
cevfw@uva.es

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Patrons

Tempos Vega Sicilia
Sponsors

Diputación Provincial de Valladolid Junta de Castilla y León Consejo Regulador D.O. Ribera del Duero
Collaborators

Asociación Cultural Pintia

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