Ruffenhofen Roman Park

Gerolfingen, Germany

Ruffenhofen Roman Park is an archaeological park covering an area of about 40 hectares. The ancient fortification lies around 2.2 km from the Upper Germanic-Rhaetian Limes. Roman fort of Ruffenhofen Castle as well as large elements of the associated civilian settlement have survived underground and have not been built over.


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Gerolfingen, Germany
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Founded: 100-200 AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Germany
Historical period: Germanic Tribes (Germany)


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Joachim Roller (4 years ago)
Quite a large complex, which recognizes or gives an idea of ​​the dimensions of the former Roman camp. The explanatory signs are unfortunately not all in the right place, which requires a little abstraction. One can certainly argue about the concept of making the floor plan recognizable by planting instead of a true-to-life reconstruction. The different gravel colors, which are supposed to distinguish modern from historical routes, are more likely to be guessed at than recognized. All in all, a nature-loving facility.
Michael von Ende (Harzwolf) (4 years ago)
Today we were here to spend a nice afternoon. It was also worth it. The facility is very nice, but also very spacious. The museum is stocked with many great exhibits. Our son also liked it. (9) You can learn a lot about the Romans. Entry for four adults and one child with 15 euros is always good.
Werner Senft (4 years ago)
Worth a visit,
æ (5 years ago)
Outdoors, the marks of the Romans on the landscape are made visible, and you can literally walk on the history of the land. Indoors, a small municipal museum with a modern concept awaits ypu. Children as well as adults can interact with objects and displays to learn about the Roman limes in general and the nearby former Roman camp. Outdoors, the marks of the Romans on the landscape are made visible, and you can literally walk on the history of the land.
Peterlesbube Mueller (6 years ago)
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