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Gallo-Roman Amphitheatre Interesting : Michelin's recommendations

The amphiteheatre owes a large part of its charm to the vegetation which has invaded the hillside tiers. This huge (126m x 102m) structure, created during the reign of Claudius in the early 1C, could accommodate around 15,000 spectators. From a crevice halway up the tiers on the southern side flows Ste-Eustelle fountain, at the place where a young disciple of Saint Eutropius was decapitated.

Useful Information

  • Phone : 05 46 97 73 85
  • E-mail : amphitheatre@ville-saintes.fr
  • Prices : 3 € (-18 years old free of charge)

Opening hours :

  • Jun-Sep: 10am-8pm; Apr-May: 10am-6pm, Sun 2pm-6.30pm; rest of year: 10am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-5pm, Sun 14-5.30pm - closed 1 Jan, 1 May, 1 Nov

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