Things to see and do - Saint-Romain-en-Gal
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Saint-Romain-en-Gal Travel guide
Saint-Romain-en-Gal : Michelin's recommendations
This Gallo-Roman town, stretching for over 3ha, has been the site of archeological digs since 1967. Situated on the right bank of the Rhône, facing Vienne, it was a district of the town in Gallo-Roman times. Archeological digs have uncovered a veritable urban settlement, indicating that Vienne was one of the most important towns in Gaul from the reign of Augustus onwards. This group of ruins will be a source of pleasure for those who appreciate ancient monuments.
Tourist attractions Saint-Romain-en-Gal : Things to see and do
Grande-Rue de la Plaine F - 69560 Saint-Romain-en-Gal
The museum is located on the site of St-Romain-en-Gal on the banks of the Rhône. It stands on pillars above the Lion's House. The building is made of glass and steel and was designed by Philippe Chaix and Jean-Paul Morel. It has two sections, connect..
rte départementale 502 F - 69560 St-Romain-en-Gal
Excavations since 1967 on the west bank of the Rhône have unearthed a 5 acre-site comprised of a Gallo-Roman city complete with lavish villas, shops, workshops and baths. The finest discoveries, mainly mosaics, are displayed in the museum. Look out f..
Rue du Commerce F - 69560 Saint-Romain-en-Gal
The 3ha-site contains Roman vestiges in five, irregularly-shaped areas. Rue du Portique, Rue des Thermes and Rue du Commerce are the main thoroughfares of the town. The entrance is dominated by the House of the Ocean Gods dating from 180AD. This hous..