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Tossa in Roman Times

Whilst there is not much to see other than the layout of the walls the Roman Villa “Els Ametllers... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
Atmospheric site of Roman villa

You can see the foundations and garden area, and picture what this large villa would have looked... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
Patricia M
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A classic example of a Roman Mediterranean farming establishment and one of the most important villas in the ancient Roman province of Tarraco.
Av. del Pelegri 5, 13, 17320 Tossa de Mar, Spain
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

Whilst there is not much to see other than the layout of the walls the Roman Villa “Els Ametllers” (1st c. BC - 6th c. AD) gives a good insight to the history of Tossa de Mar. SS

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Silverswimmer
Reviewed June 20, 2018

You can see the foundations and garden area, and picture what this large villa would have looked like. Some of the finds are at the municipal museum in the old town.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Patricia M
Reviewed July 31, 2017

This is well worth a visit if you are in Tossa De Mar. It is free to enter. There is only very limited mosaic flooring to see (one reconstructed mosaic is in the local museum). There is some signage to explain the original layout but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank RussellEngland
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Free to enter with a rather nice mosaic. Be aware there are steps so not for everyone. Near the bus station. We spent 45 minutes walking and taking in the site.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Triphound666
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

Love this site. It's free to enter but if you want to see items from the site you must go to the municipal election museum. The ruins are impressive with some great mosaics

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank karlinac2015
Reviewed May 31, 2017

We enjoyed going round the site of this once large Roman villa. Some finds from the site are in the museum up the hill in the Vila Vella. The site is free to go in, but there isn't a visitors' centre or more than brief...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Patricia M
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Nice place to visit this archaeological site with roman culture and is a outdoor museum with free entrance. To see all this is took 20 - 30 minutes.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank pifdark
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Only a few minutes from the front is this site of a former roman villa. It gives an idea of scale of the property with several good examples of mosaics. There are new steel steps up to the site which are a lot safer than...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank ccws50
Reviewed October 16, 2016

It is free - in the centre of town - but to be honest a bit of a let down. Most of the site is an interpretation of what the layout would have been - one room mosaic floor is worth seeing. Only takes 15...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank djthomas
Reviewed October 10, 2016

The architecture can be discerned in the remains, the best pieces are in other museums though, nice for a stroll, but not for wheelchairs.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Juanvi B
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