We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Theatre Romain (Antique)

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: rue du Cirque, 38200 Vienne, France
Phone Number: 04 74 85 39 23
Website
Description: Roman theater which seats 13,000.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 78 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 39
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
mixed blessings

No visit to Vienne would be complete without a visit to one of the top most stunning roman amphitheatres you will ever see, it is used today for jazz festivals etc the access is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
brian t
,
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this attraction
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
188 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

No visit to Vienne would be complete without a visit to one of the top most stunning roman amphitheatres you will ever see, it is used today for jazz festivals etc the access is from the lower town via a lift (when it is working) to almost the entrance to the theatre. wonderful!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lyon, France
Level Contributor
76 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Whether you come for the Jazz festival (Jazz à Vienne), end of June, beginning of July, or some other time of the year, you'll be taken back in time in this rather small amphipheatre built on a hill overlooking the town!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palm Coast, Florida
Level Contributor
452 reviews
253 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is one of the largest Roman Theaters in existence and used to seat almost 13,000 people. It was built in 40 to 50 AD and is still used for a jazz festival every year in July.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Waitsburg, Washington
Level Contributor
132 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

We weren't lucky enough to hear music, but a beautiful arena out of stone, and so worth a visit. You can imagine yourself in this space in ancient times, sitting watching a production. Beautiful stone work.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Houston
Level Contributor
19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Went over for a couple of the nights of Jazz a Vienne. Ibrahim Maalouf played in one of those nights. Blew me away. Bring a cushion/pillow, this is stone sitting. I think is best to be in the middle to upper sections; a better view and definitely better acoustics.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Carcassonne, France
Level Contributor
109 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Having been partially rained out on our last visit in 2013, we were anxious to experience a full concert during our visit this year; we were not disappointed on two nights despite light rain falling during the first night. The setting is fascinating - we look forward to future visits when the weather is even better.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lyon, France
Level Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

excellent area for concerts and show during the jazz festival but also all along the year.Specially when it doesn't rain.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Larnaca Cyprus
Level Contributor
18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Mid summer June 2011 sun sky high few hours before the opening of the famous Jazz a Vienne...a small town with a massive past history I had to see this theater from before otherwise...i could only see Sir Tom Jones opening the festival and taken away by his voice. Yes one of the most beautiful Roman Theaters carved in the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Two Rivers, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
102 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This was a large Roman city in the first century BC thus just about anywhere they do a building modification they dig up ruins. This is a very picturesque location and I am sure my narrative is not doing it any justice. This town is surrounded by steep hills and a large Roman theater which once held 13,000 spectators. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ormond Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
98 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We simply enjoy viewing the old Roman ruins in France, which often times, are in far better shape and condition than those in Italy.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Theatre Romain (Antique) also viewed

 

Been to Theatre Romain (Antique)? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Theatre Romain (Antique)

Address: Address: rue du Cirque, 38200 Vienne, France
Phone Number: 04 74 85 39 23
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Isere  >  Vienne

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Theatre Romain (Antique) staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?