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Graufesenque

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Fascinating Gallo-Roman pottery

Unusual and impressive site, with very clear remains of a pottery community which sent its pots all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fudge03
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Sussex, England
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... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2008
ixoye41
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Bel Aire
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1 week ago
“Fascinating Gallo-Roman pottery”
Aug 16, 2018
“So interesting but not marketed well”
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This is what remains of an ancient Roman pottery factory.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Avenue Louis Balsan, 12100, Millau, France
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+33 5 65 60 11 37
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unusual and impressive site, with very clear remains of a pottery community which sent its pots all over the ancient world. Impressive

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Fudge03
Reviewed August 16, 2018

This is a difficult review to grade because Graufesenque is really interesting and well worth a visit but it underplays itself. For a start, walking across the fields it is not well signed and is difficult to find. The lady on reception was very helpful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank voyagerSussex
Reviewed September 30, 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...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Stephen T
Reviewed April 23, 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...More

Date of experience: April 2012
1  Thank leminier
Reviewed December 1, 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...More

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