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Area Archeologica di Saepinum

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Few Tourists with Great Ruins

We went at about 9 am on a weekday in October, 2018 and virtually had the place to ourselves for... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Diana, West Virginia
Uncrowded and wonderful!

Sepino deserves to be seen by many more people..It is a real country setting, sheep and herder... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

We went at about 9 am on a weekday in October, 2018 and virtually had the place to ourselves for the first hour; even later that morning only a handful of tourists were wandering about this ancient place which is well worth the visit to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Sepino deserves to be seen by many more people..It is a real country setting, sheep and herder walking around the ruins. So interesting, don't miss it. But, the surprising thing is, hardly any people. You are able to walk among the ruins and really get...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This was our 3rd or 4th visit over the last 10 years or so. It's great to see the excavations continuing and that there's now an active museum and archaeological society looking after the site. You need your walking shoes for this one. The site...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Ian F
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The ruins of Saepinum (modern Altilia) depict the layout and foundation of a Roman town, as well as a couple buildings. There are two main roads that cross in the middle of the town, with four original gates to enter at either end of the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We were shown this 2 years ago when were visiting for the first time and then went back this year for a second time. great place to walk around and image what life was like and very little crowd and on out own time. A...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Dionw004
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful afternoon walking around the historical site. Indeed free of charge, 100% freedom in roaming the Roman site (pun intended!) and free parking. Just make sure to google map Altilia. It's actually not in the sepino city

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 4 August 2016

There are many ancient sites in Italy, and many are highly commercialized and crowded (see Pompei). Saepinum is at the other extreme: located in a rural area, removed form congested city traffic (see Pompei). You are free to take your time and enjoy a self-guided...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank CharlieJoandMarilyn
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place very well preserved. no crowds. a culture wich resist Romans for 2 times, before they surrender.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank carlosguzman69
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Well preserved ruined Saepinum is a good example of a Roman provincial town. Originally established by the Samnites, it was conquered by the Romans in 293 BC and flourished in the first two centuries AD. Today this walled town retains three of its four original...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Back in time is how you feel when you visit this amazing place to think that this was a functioning town during the roman ruling ,only problem is that there is not much information available, unless you are lucky enough to find a local that...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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26 July 2016|
Response from Vincenzo S |
Facile rispondere: Non so consigliare perché non conosco Sepino, Visitero' il sito la prossima settimana. Mi preme dire che mi sarei aspettato che rispondesse almeno un contributore informato.
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