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Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine

84110 Vaison-la-Romaine, France
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One of the best Roman ruins outside Italy

The ruins are quite extensive. There is a nice museum and you can get an audio guide to help you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
culturevulture45
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Chicago, Illinois
Best roman remains so far

It is amazing what survives and is visible because apparently there is even more to be excavated... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
pauln690
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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ruins are quite extensive. There is a nice museum and you can get an audio guide to help you when you walk around the site. Morning is the best time to go during the hot days of summer

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is amazing what survives and is visible because apparently there is even more to be excavated. There are two (physically separated sites and both should be visited. Again given the number of tourists it is surprising the low levels of people within the paid...More

Thank pauln690
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must see. The two sites of the roman village and theatre, including a small museum is definitely worth the 9 euro entrance fee. Tickets are sold a the the entrance to the theater site right behind the tourist office. Most info in French -...More

Thank Bregenholt99
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We have seen archaeological sites throughout Europe, and find this one of the best. [the worst is in Frejus]. We wandered easily through the two separate areas, both offering a view of Roman baths, forums, etc. Highly recommend!!

Thank Judybookdoc
Reviewed 17 May 2017

An extensive site with well restored remains, particularly domestic, but also a theatre which is still used for performances. Good museum with interesting displays

Thank Madalyn H
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We went to the archeological site even though you can see a lot from outside the fences, it's much more impressive to actually walk on the sidewalks, and enter the house remains. It's unbelievable to imagine that these archeological remains we're built so long ago,...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 7 April 2017

After Pompeii this is the most evocative Roman town I have visited. You really get a sense of how they lived in their villas and can walk down a 2000 year old shopping street

Thank helenakitt
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Wasn't too crowded. At the same time, not much to see if you've been to Roman ruins elsewhere. If you don't want to pay, you can see most of it from behind the fences. There's a good stroll from the main street to the Notre...More

Thank wapahapa
Reviewed 9 November 2016

What a fantastic museum and area. We had been before and spent just as much time on our return. We did not get the audio guide this time; we just wandered and enjoyed the gorgeous fall weather.

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 10 October 2016

There are places in southern France where one can see large and astonishing Roman structures, but the ruins and museum in Vaison-la-Romaine may be the most comprehensive collection of household artifacts and remains of buildings in the country. The museum is well organized, and the...More

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