Vieux-la-Romaine

Vieux, France

During the 1st century AD, Aregenua (Vieux) became the capital of the Viducasse tribe. Situated at the crossroads of two Roman roads it became an important commercial staging town. Aregenua and Lillebonne are the only two capital towns in Gallo-Roman Normandy that did not become Medieval towns. A number of buildings have been excavated, and some have been partially reconstructed.

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Le Moulin Neuf, Vieux, France
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Founded: 0 - 200 AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in France
Historical period: Roman Gaul (France)

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catherine desmyttere (3 years ago)
Super animation avec l'escape game. Nous avons passé un agréable moment . Sortie à conseiller
Ian Fitzgerald (3 years ago)
Some nicely preserved roman archeological sites, with an extensive display of artefacts in the museum. It could do with somewhere to buy refreshments, though.
Ghislaine Ricci (3 years ago)
C'est toujours un plaisir de venir au musée de Vieux la Romaine. Expositions ludiques et parfaites pour les enfants. On apprend notre histoire galo-romaine qui devient concrète au travers des fouilles et des lieux mis en valeur. La maison en U est incontournable !
Frederic Lecut (3 years ago)
Excellently presented, beautiful very modern building with lots of natural light. There are also many interesting outdoor display about the way th e Gallo romans lived, cooked, made pottery, built walls and tended their gardens. I was also treated with a visit of the impressive forum - call ahead to book a spot.
Jo Marke (4 years ago)
Great find in the middle of the Normandy countryside. Staff are very accommodating and you can explore the site and their finds
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