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St. Romain-en-Gal

Vienne, France
+33 4 74 53 74 01
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Private Tour: Wine Day Tour in the Rhône Valley from Lyon
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“modern museum” (5 reviews)
“roman city” (4 reviews)
“audio guide” (4 reviews)
Vienne, France
+33 4 74 53 74 01
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Reviewed 3 days ago

An outstanding Gallo-Roman site in a relatively good state of preservation. The highlight is the excellent museum which has a remarkable number of exhibits the most important of which are the mosaics. Well worth a detour off the North/South A7 motorway. The free audio guide...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you like Roman History, the city of Vienne is the place to visit ! You can see different monuments from Roman period like the Temple of Augustus and Livia or the ancient theatre but if you want to dive in people life from this...More

Thank Alyciane
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I've visited a lot of Roman ruins and museums and this is a "must-see" for sure! I've never seen so many mosaics so nearly complete. Loved the video of how they remove them. Also love the covered excavation sites where you can see unrestored rooms....More

Thank francofile104
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Superb museum and excavation. Billed as a 'little Pompeii' for it's fantastic preservation. Having worked at Pompeii I can agree that some of the preservation, mosaics and artefacts are as good - but the extent is not the same as Pompeii. Here in Vienne there...More

Thank BrianMPowell
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is fabulous, complete with the Roman ruins (homes, baths, commercial warehouses) that can be visited outside and in situ, plus an incredible indoor museum. The museum has an incredible collection of Roman mosaics and a great audiotour.

Thank Nicolette C
Reviewed 1 June 2017

One of the major highlights of our trip, museum is very nice and large with many great displays, the grounds are amazing its like looking at an ancient city with streets and all, be sure to get the explanation of the site to better enjoy...More

Thank sergiorms
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This very modern museum spans portions of the old ruins of a huge Roman Settlement along the Rhone across the river from Vienne. From what we can glean, the site was uncovered when the new high school was under construction. This area of the Rhone...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Crossing the river to view this museum was the highlight of our side-trip from Lyon to Vienne. There are many very well preserved mosaics, including one in the upper gallery which is exceptionally detailed and seems almost like a real carpet. The scale model of...More

2  Thank Downswalker
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Outstanding modern museum displaying locally found items from the Romans with an emphasis on mosaics from the wealthy households prevalent in the river city 2000 years ago. The inside exhibition features wonderful scale models to show where the items on display came from. The condition...More

1  Thank WineEng
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The museum, located on the banks of the Rhone river, is great will plenty genuine and beautiful mosaics, statues, items and so on... but the greatest thing is the possibility to wander in the streets of the ancient and magnificent Roman city of Vienna. Try...More

Thank Bridge1612
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