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Fascinating historical site & museum

Extremely interesting archaelogical excavation site featuring the remains of a beautiful Roman... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hannah B
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Leeds, United Kingdom
A lovely afternoon steeped in local history

We loved our time spent here and would highly recommend it to anyone planning a holiday in this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
JamieAndMaureen
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Extremely interesting archaelogical excavation site featuring the remains of a beautiful Roman villa (the mosaic floors are incredible!). The quiet, relaxing location (set back from the marina) makes this a great spot to explore over the course of a few hours. The museum / exhibition...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved our time spent here and would highly recommend it to anyone planning a holiday in this area. A hidden gem from way back when :-)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautifully little historical gem. At only €3 very good value. We were given guide leaflets plus there are boards explaining the different rooms and areas. There are also a few trees here and there so you can stand in the shade to admire the...More

1  Thank Gill C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think a lot of people miss this ! Its very interesting to have a glimpse back at the Roman era in Vilamoura. Well worth a visit at only 3Euros per Adult and 1.5 per child /student. I wish the signage had been updated a...More

Thank CCPduo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son was keen to visit so we walked here one morning, it is a fairly small site, you probably need no more than an hour here. Very reasonably price it cost 7 euros for 4 of us to get in.

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family who likes touristy things rather than watersports or drinking etc, so it was nice to find this little bit of history. With very cheap entry and a very friendly receptionist, we happily entered the ruins of the roman villa. We particularly...More

1  Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large ruins of a first century Roman villa. I really liked the fact that you could walk in and around the villa, certain areas were roped off understandably but must of it was open. Such a nice feeling walking down ancient corridors and thinking what...More

2  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with my 11 year old son as part of a family holiday to Vilamoura. Easy to find and free parking in the adjacent lots. Three euros admission and children are free. Site is fairly compact and highlights the remains of a Roman villa which...More

2  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This place is excellent if you're s fan of Roman history. Most of the villa and its surrounding buildings have their outlines intact. The swimming pools alone are worth the 3 Euro entry fee, which is nothing considering my bus from Albufeira to Vilamora was...More

2  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We went on a cloudy day and I was pleasantly surprised. Although there is not huge amount to see, the information provided gave a clear image of what stood there once and what the different rooms were used for. It was very interesting to learn...More

1  Thank Gemma B
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Anthony S
16 August 2018|
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Response from patriciamA219RK | Reviewed this property |
Unsure but know they close at lunchtimes.
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netta m
24 March 2018|
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Response from TimBrady777 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can, its a nice walk around the marina to get there
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8 January 2018|
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Response from George B | Reviewed this property |
Cost 5 euros for family entrance nearby Marina
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