Leutstetten Villa Rustica

Starnberg, Germany

Villa Rustica in Leutstetten was a roman estate built around the year 133 AD and was in use probably only 50 years. The house was probably abandoned by its inhabitants when they had to flee from the invading tribe of the Marcomanni. Most of what was left was taken away and possibly reused during the Middle ages. Today the Villa Rustica site is restored. 

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Founded: 133 AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Germany
Historical period: Germanic Tribes (Germany)

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Chris Fischer (17 months ago)
Incredibly well preserved foundation of an ancient Roman dwelling with additional artefacts on display
Johannes Seibold (Ozzyz) (2 years ago)
nice for children and a good educational place but not that impressive overall. But the surrounding area is pretty awesome and beautiful. also nice places to eat nearby.
linda bradac (2 years ago)
Amazing coming across a Roman Villa!, one problem is that the description was all in gernan. Maybe one also in English would be great!
Boris Bokowski (3 years ago)
Very interesting place - good destination for a bike trip. We were extremely lucky to arrive in time for a guided tour by an enthusiastic guide. If you visit, try to go there on the first Sunday of the month, at 3pm - highly recommended!
Dagmar Dolatschko (3 years ago)
Nice example of a rural Roman villa ruin. Not much to see really but if you are a history buff worth the walk. Interesting fact is that the lake was much larger around 100CE and reached all the way back there. They did a nice job protectiong sime of the excavations. and it is a pretty 30 min walk from Leutstetten
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