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a very special place - now with an excellent new visitor centre/museum

we first found Les Fontaines Salees two years ago and spent several hours here on a lovely hot day... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2017
Richard P
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Workington, United Kingdom
Museum opened just 6 months ago

Excellent overview of site and archeological finds. Tree trunks excavated 4500years ago to... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2017
beuleu
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paris
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Route de Pierre Perthuis | 1.5 km au sud de Saint-Père, 89450 Saint-Pere, France
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

we first found Les Fontaines Salees two years ago and spent several hours here on a lovely hot day; it's calm in a beautiful setting, there are not too many visitors... somehow it's a very special place and clearly our forebears thought so too: the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 19, 2017

Excellent overview of site and archeological finds. Tree trunks excavated 4500years ago to consolidate wells are impressive. Site with both prehistorical / roman /gallo roman remains Very nice and helpful at reception desk : ask for directions for Pierre percee and Saint Pere church (...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 12, 2015

There are fifteen or sixteen natural salt springs, which in pre-Roman times were incorporated into some sort of circular ceremonial building, and then into Roman baths. The site is in a beautiful setting; and with the long history of the springs and the ritual uses...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Richard P
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