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Address: Vilamoura, Portugal
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The first holiday resort in Vilamoura - 2000 years ago!

The museum and grounds show what was a "holiday" home built by the Romans. Obviously there is little above ground to see but the site maps out the layout of the facility and shows... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Vilamoura, Portugal
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Vilamoura, Portugal
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The museum and grounds show what was a "holiday" home built by the Romans. Obviously there is little above ground to see but the site maps out the layout of the facility and shows that Ancient Romans were the first to enjoy a "Spa" experience in Vilamoura. Not a golf club in sight, but plenty of evidence of vino.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is not in your face, receptionist told us about it. Tucked away behind marina. Well preserved Roman ruins and artefacts, you can stroll round at your leisure reading plaques as you go round. Then you enter the museum, fascinating items dug up all behind glass. This visit was 3€ each.... Why would you not visit and support the... More 

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Rota, Spain
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

The trip was worth it. The tiles are still in great shape. It was interesting to see how they lived in those times.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Good photos of how it would have looked , shame some areas were fenced off . Need more information boards.

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

very interesting and the staff very helpful a great deal of work has gone into this attraction and still on going

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Kent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Lovely to visit so much history! I believe it was about £5 to get in. There is an outside area with remains of Roman houses and buildings. Also an inside museum with relics. A must for a visit its also on route to the Marina. Takes about 5 mins. Worth a visit!

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

When we first went to visit the site it was shut due to a meeting, however we returned in the afternoon and spent an interesting time there. It is not large and can be walked around easily in less than an hour. It is well signed and the little map you are given helps explain what you are seeing. Easy... More 

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Linlithgow
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The villa is up the steps from the middle of the marina. The cost is 3 euros which is about the correct price for this smallish site. It is well noted with additional explanations inside and provides a little bit of history.

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Torre-Pacheco, Spain
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Only when you visit these wonderful Roman remains do you realise the history linked to the name "Vilamoura." A must visit.

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Unfortunately this lovely place is not signposted and could go amiss even though it is literally on the road behind the harbour. It is well worth the visit and only costs 3 euros. It was lovely to see most of the Archaeological Site had information and pictures to let you know what part of the noble mansion or villa you... More 

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