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Address: Millau, France
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+33 5 65 60 11 37
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This is what remains of an ancient Roman pottery factory.

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Wonderful place to see ancient history before your eyes

I visited Le Graufansenque on a Saturday morning just before lunch and we were the only visitors. The lady at the desk spoke very good English (though we tried to do our best with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 December 2008
ixoye41
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Bel Aire
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

This is a missed opportunity. The site of a huge industrial scale pottery kiln run by the Romans which for a number of years produced a large part of the pottery for the Roman imperial service. Pots made here have been found as far away as Scotland and North Africa. Not much remains, some foundations and a small display of... More 

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Burntisland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2012

A lovely little museum with very helpful staff and a splendid Roman site that one can walk round. Only a small percentage of the site has been excavated. This site reminds one of the importance of sustainable development! They ran out of materials for firing the kilns....

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Bel Aire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2008

I visited Le Graufansenque on a Saturday morning just before lunch and we were the only visitors. The lady at the desk spoke very good English (though we tried to do our best with our extremely limited French vocab). She gave us English translations of the guidebook and we watched a video (in French) of the archeological digs. It was... More 

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