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Sites Archeologiques de Vaison la Romaine

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Roman ruins in the center of Vaison-la-Romain

The Roman ruins in Vaison-la-Romaine are centrally located. No need to pay an admission to visit... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Cindy P
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Bite-sized Roman remains

For a small(ish) town the size and detail of this Roman settlement is extraordinary. Small enough... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
AeolusChiswick
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

The Roman ruins in Vaison-la-Romaine are centrally located. No need to pay an admission to visit inside the gate ~ the view from the sidewalk was perfect.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 13 September 2018

There is a large archealogical site in Vaisons from the Roman Empire. It’s all laid out so you can see where people lived. The museum also has films to show you how they lived. Note: the film shows in French and then in English afterward....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

For a small(ish) town the size and detail of this Roman settlement is extraordinary. Small enough to visit in detail over the course of a day (even after going round the weekly market) with a bit of imagination the bustling life of a busy Roman...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

This museum has an outstanding collection of Roman mosaics, as well as well-preserved Roman ruins. Well worth a visit of a few hours Both the indoor and outdoor sections are well presented. This was a major Roman city in France

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The remains were relatively interesting with good panels in English however the Museum didn’t have as much in English therefore this requires an audio guide (which is 2 Euro and a piece of ID). The site can be interesting to look round but also a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

This is a good place to visit during a road trip or as part of a day out. It suits teenagers but not so much young children. Lots of information panels in both English and French, with audio guides in multiple languages available in exchange...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tara G
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The ruins are quite interesting giving the modern day visitor a glimpse into the ancient life of the Romans. The museum is also interesting. Amazingly, the ancient amphitheater is still in use today.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

It is not Rome, but..the archaelogic site is pretty impressive. It gives a good view of the structure of a roman village. Nice, worth a short visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hendrik70
Reviewed 28 June 2018

... So you know I'd love Vaison-la-Romaine. In fact, I made the pilgrimage up from our vacation rental in Orange, specifically to visit this Roman site. It was totally worth the time. Besides which, the area is staggeringly beautiful! [Do drive the mountain circuit, through...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

If you have been to other such sites you will be disappointed in this one. Not worth the cost of admission.

Date of experience: May 2018
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