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Roman Theatre of Orange: Tours & Tickets

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Built under Emperor Augustus in the 1st century AD, the Roman Theatre of Orange experienced a real rebirth in 2003, transporting visitors back to Imperial Rome. The new tour and the free audioguide in seven languages tell visitors about the shows...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rue Madeleine Roch, 84100 Orange, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great experience! The place is in such good shape and organized. The audioguide was so well done. Very nice to walk around the old construction listening the history at the same time.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank laurasugimoto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hubby and I visited the Theatre Antique whilst staying in Orange overnight travelling through France to Spain on holiday. We were very lucky to have a superb clear blue sky day when visiting but it was very windy. So much information and so much to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing site to see. Even though we did not go inside to walk around, you could see from street. It's awesome they're taking steps to preserve such an awesome structure. I'm very glad we walked around Orange and stumbled across this. Across the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 18 October 2019

We almost skipped this visit during our 7 days in Nimes because the city of Orange does not offer the charm of Uzes, Avignon or Aigues-Mortes. It turned out to be one of the best Roman sites we saw, mainly because the "virtual tour" and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank GraniteSprite
Reviewed 10 October 2019

This is such an amazing piece of history in such good shape considering it was built during the reign of Emperor Augustus in the 1st century AD. There is one huge wall behind what would have been the stage with columns and niches for statues...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mariahcat
Reviewed 6 October 2019

I am not the biggest history buff; but this place is marvelous! It was built into the hillside over 2000 years ago by the Romans and is an architectural masterpiece. It obviously has damage due to weather over the years, but it is still awe...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank mandingohooper
Reviewed 5 October 2019

I loved this theatre. It is the best-preserved in the Western world and the only one I have seen that is in such wonderful condition. I know the seating has been restored but there is still so much that is original. The audio guide is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sheila R
Reviewed 5 October 2019

An amazing Roman theatre which is still used today, within the ancient town of Orange. Orange has many sites worth seeing and we found parking reasonable and central

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 5 October 2019 via mobile

This is an awesome place to see. It has one of the best preserved amphitheaters in Europe and a full stage rising some five stories. The theatre is rebuilt and the acoustics are amazing. The audio headphones are an excellent plus to hear the amazing...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DavidTAC
Reviewed 4 October 2019 via mobile

A very well preserved amphitheater restored to have performances . Very popular amongst the locals and people in and around City of Orange.

Date of experience: October 2019
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foodnwine
5 August 2018|
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Response from Rosalie P | Reviewed this property |
No, this is a Roman theatre!
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fongkokhoong
4 January 2018|
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Response from stevieblooz | Reviewed this property |
Agree with all the others. Lovely place, well worth the visit and a pleasant town to hang out in for a couple of days. The hill behind the theatre is an a lovely park and if the weather is good well worth the climb for the... More
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Response from Len L | Reviewed this property |
Rent a car, it'll be cheaper and loads more convenient. Parking isn't difficult and mostly free (if you don't mind a short walk :) ).
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