Séviac Gallo-Roman Villa

Séviac, France

Set on a hilltop surrounded by vineyards and cypresses, the Gallo-Roman villa of Séviac was a luxurious residence, spread over almost 6500m2. It is today one of the largest Gallo-Roman villas known in the south-west of France. The villa was built in the 2nd century AD and reconstructed in the 3rd and 4th centuries. Later in the 8th and 9th centuries the place was used for a church, burials and necropolis. The villa is distinguished by its exceptional set of Roman age mosaics (over 625m2) and vast baths.

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Séviac, France
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Founded: 2nd century AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in France
Historical period: Roman Gaul (France)

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Martin Hagen (8 months ago)
The new improvements now offer some shade as well as protection for the exquisite mosaics
Paul Tulip (9 months ago)
Well worth a visit for few hours I enjoyed it immensely
Paul Tulip (9 months ago)
Loved this place A fantastic place to visit Very very interesting Marianne on reception was a brilliant knowledgeable and lively friendly lady. A great experience
James Presland (2 years ago)
Well worth a visit. Quite a big site. Lots to think about in the remains
Augustin Maria (2 years ago)
As far as gallo-roman villas go, this is one of the best i’ve ever seen. Actually, this might be the only one. Whatever.
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