Arte et Marte

The event Arte et Marte will take place in La Virgen del Camino (León) the coming days 2, 3 and 4 June 2017, organized by the “Asociación Cultural y de Recreación Histórica Legio IV Macedónica” (Cultural and Historical Reenactment Legio IV Macedonian Association), with the support of the City of Valverde de la Virgen and the Diputación de León.

The event aims to be a meeting point for different groups of historical reenactors, both Roman and contemporary peoples to Rome, having approximately 200 participants from different parts of Spain (Merida, Tarragona, Cantabria, Galicia, Madrid …).

In the words of the Association, the event consists of three blocks:

  • A first block will have a legionary camp with large groups of Roman recreation (weapons, clothing, kitchen or Roman coinage). It will have a wide representation of Roman groups across the peninsula, ranging from the Roman Monarchy until the end of the empire.
  • Second point of interest along the camp, the cannaba, in which there will be two big attractions will be located: one atrtraction is the settlement of contemporary peoples to Rome (Castros, Celtic), placing there their homes and their weapons and will also have several positions, the two are the shops linked to the Roman archaeological recreation and replication.
  • A third point is the Amphitheatre, where different groups will demonstrate gladiator fights and training, with the holding of a genuine ludus (Roman games).

A few kilometers from the town of La Virgen del Camino, you can stay at the Hotel Avenida III that weekend (2, 3 and 4 June), to rest, recharge your batteries and enjoy all the amenities, rooms with breakfast from 37,50 €. Reserve now.

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