Las Musas Roman Villa

Arellano, Spain

Villa de las Musas has been surrounded by agricultural landscape for 2000 years. The Roman villa and wine-producing farm was built here in the 1st century AD and it continued until the 5th century. Today there is a museum exhibiting the wine producing fragments as well as beautiful mosaics of living areas.

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Arellano, Spain
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Founded: 1st century AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Spain

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Miguel Rosado (11 months ago)
Visita guiada muy agradable. Nos gustó mucho, se hace muy ameno y la historia es increíble.
Miguel Sanchez Añez (12 months ago)
Very interesting this Roman villa that is worth seeing
Lantzarte Gutierrez (13 months ago)
The extraordinary guide, the extraordinary place, the mosaics beauty, and that it is covered with a roof that reserves all the excavations. We liked a lot
roberto Etxenike (16 months ago)
Nice wine producing village. It is very well intuited in the remains. Very cool the cistern. To have a nice time learning something.
Victoria Hendrie (2 years ago)
Very impressive - a great guide and an amazing place
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