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Address: Vilamoura, Portugal

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A bit of history in Vilamoura

An isolated bit of history in Vilamoura - near the harbour and cheap entrance charge (about 3euro i think). good visitor centre - worth an hour or so - Beware it closes at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Baildon, United Kingdom
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Baildon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

An isolated bit of history in Vilamoura - near the harbour and cheap entrance charge (about 3euro i think). good visitor centre - worth an hour or so - Beware it closes at lunchtime!

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Not far at all from all the bars and restaurants is the awesome roman ruins. 3 euros per person kids free and very interesting. We spent probably a total of 30 minute but could have spent more time for sure. Interesting walk thru ruins have interesting sign posting in both English and Portuguese. Very interesting cultural stop during a beach... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Fantastic!!! Well organised and informative info boards which are child friendly also! Fascinating finds and will definitely be visiting again!

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Kent
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

3 Euros entrance charge leaflet to follow around site with plaques with information at key points but some were missing also route has been changed from leaflet looks like due to erosion of land so for safety cannot follow the planned route but easy to work out and get back on track. Small museum display of artifacts found.

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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We were told about this by a relation and I'm really glad they did. This is rare in that you can touch and walk on just about everything. Apart from the villa (with raised ruined walls) which are brilliantly brought to life with picture renditions and descriptions there are some great ruins of the public baths. Take your time and... More 

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Southampton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A little bit of history, this ancient site is found between the ultra modern golf developments, renowned in Portugal, and the equally modern marina. They say that you get out roughly in proportion to what you put in, and although the site is very modest when compared with those on view in Italy and Turkey, you can extract maximum enjoyment... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Vilamoura. A huge modern tourist resort, with some of the highest-end hotels in Portugal. Fancy yachts parked around the most famous Marina in the country, where people parade around like walking a seafront runway. And right next to it, 2000 year-old roman ruins. Who knew history could be a part of this? Good to know that there's some cultural offer... More 

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Newry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

my wife and i visted these roman ruins in the week we stayed at vilamoura marina, the fee to enter was only 3 euro, the ruins was nice but the area of the ruins was not very big, 20 minutes and you would have seen the the lot, the museum was very small, NOW THE BAD POINTS, iam in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Great attraction. Well worth a visit. Heaps of artifacts and plenty of English language placards and pictures to guide you along.

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Greenwich, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The museum is well worth any time you can give it. Well run, actually walking in the ruins, I could imagine the villa and the area surrounding it. Facinating. The hand out was perfect and the museum follow-up just filled in all the cracks. Thank you for a wonderful experience. So glad you are there to preserve this site.

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Address: Vilamoura, Portugal
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Vilamoura

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