Camp de César

Laudun-l'Ardoise, France

Two kilometers north of Laudun-l'Ardoise, Camp de César is an 18-hectare archaeological site among the most important in the region. On a limestone terrace located 200 meters above the Rhone valley the Gallo-Roman Oppidum presents vestiges of five successive periods of occupation from the Iron Age to the Middle Ages. Located in a belvedere, it offers a remarkable point of view. Many remains have been uncovered during the excavations: forum, basilica, ramparts, craft and housing quarter, necropolises.



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Founded: 5th century BC
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in France
Historical period: Arrival of Celts (France)

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Helen Elliot (2 years ago)
Really fabulous place to explore. Lots of different walks, great views and information boards provided. It's possible to reach with a bicycle.
willy Van de velde (3 years ago)
Beautiful view, nice walking area
David Sinclair (3 years ago)
Wonderfully evocative space, with settlements dating from the Bronze Age to Medieval times. Well preserved Roman town ramparts and vernacular buildings. Superb panoramas. Free entry. As Michelin might write- worth not just a detour, but a journey. As an aside, great walks and mountain biking here.
NaÏs Siana (3 years ago)
Angélique Chambon Prencipe (4 years ago)
Petite ballade très sympa
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