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Montmaurin Archaeological Site

Nr. D 633, 31350 Montmaurin, France
+33 5 61 88 74 73
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Largest discovered to date Roman Villa complex in France.

On the outskirts of Montmaurin are these remains - accessable except to severely disabled- Toilets... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2016
alanw258
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Haute-Garonne, France
Great, much better than a stone quarry!

I visited this site a few years ago and again found it a wonderful place to visit. It's unusual to... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2015
pamela c
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Boulogne sur Gesse, France
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The villa was built around the middle of the 1st century AD and modified in the 3rd and 4th century. Today, the site offers its visitors traces of the vestibule, temple, nymphs’ grotto and several courtyards and dwelling areas. Open: > 2nd May to 31st August: from 9.30 a.m. to noon and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. > 1st September to 30th April: from 9.30 am to noon and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Last admission 30 minutes before closing time. Closed: > Mondays from 1st September to 30th April. > 1st January, 1st May, 1st November, 11th November and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 3 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 2,50 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups
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16 Feb 2016
“Largest discovered to date Roman Villa complex in France.”
26 Jul 2015
“Great, much better than a stone quarry!”
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Nr. D 633, 31350 Montmaurin, France
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+33 5 61 88 74 73
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

On the outskirts of Montmaurin are these remains - accessable except to severely disabled- Toilets on site , Paying but free to students , Information available in English . Worth a visit if in area and like seeing how our ancestors had hot baths anf...More

Thank alanw258
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I visited this site a few years ago and again found it a wonderful place to visit. It's unusual to find a site in this area that is well marked out, where one can experience what life was all about in Gallo Roman times. It...More

Thank pamela c
Reviewed 1 November 2014

This is a real little gem of a site. At the time of our visit, we were the only people there, and were able to wander at leisure. We did not have a guide, but the information and map provided were sufficient to get us...More

Thank 53Shadrach
Reviewed 18 July 2013

We had a guided tour, in French (!) which was very informative and gave us a real insight into how important this part of France was to the Romans. Not a lot to see but for an insight into the history of the region, well...More

1  Thank Reowulf
Reviewed 28 May 2013

I have just moved nearby and decided to visit.It is set in beautiful surroundings and not difficult to imagine the gallo romans going aboout their daily lives. Around 350 BC it still gives off a gentle feeling of history and definitely worth a visit if...More

1  Thank pamela c
Reviewed 27 September 2012

Site guides available in French and English allow your imagination to run wild. Few mosaics but ample structural foundations remain to permit a fanciful stroll through antiquity. Bring a picnic. There are a few picnic tables near by, but no other commerce.

Thank OldVespaBabe
Reviewed 8 January 2012

I went to the Gallo-Roman villa ruins in Montmaurin today. Not sure what I was expecting but there is not much there. The foundations of the structure still exist as well as a few walls and some columns. It must have been quite a spending...More

Thank Pepperman92
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