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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a free site on a little bit out of the way stop. It is well worth visiting because you can really walk along it, on top of parts of it; and get a great view from the end of it. It is also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Beentobim
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

You can really envisage the complete viaduct given the extent of the remains. There is little here to warrant a long detour but if you are in the vicinity it’s an interesting site.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JonnersB
Reviewed July 12, 2018

This Aqueduc is a little off the main roads but well worth visiting. Although it is incomplete in many parts, it gives you a good idea of how Roman ingenuity brought water to the people and crops.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lsutherland99
Reviewed June 22, 2018

These ruins are terrific, a very peaceful stroll next to an olive grove. It is great to explore these, we had the area all to ourselves. When you get to the end, there is a great view of the area.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kristi L
Reviewed June 11, 2018

We walked there from center fontvieille through the forest. It was a nice walk and the aqueduct is still beautifull to see, a well kept secret if you ask me. Not too crowdy and you can check it out at ease. A must do when...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Emirosa
Reviewed May 24, 2018

We enjoyed exploring the ruins. The aqueduct originally ended at the hillside, where it fed a series of water mills (long gone.)

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Abrub
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Among the olive groves, there are the remains of the Roman Aqueduct of Barbegal. It did carried the water from the mountain of Alpilles to the city of Arles some 50km away. Well worth seeing.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank 1trekky
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

We walked through the forest from the mills. It is a nice walk. The ruins are interesting. When you follow them to the far end, they run through the rocks, and there is a panoramic view.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank lynxh
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Visited this Aqueduc complex for the first time early in October.We have stayed in Fontvielle before but this was our first visit to the Aqeduc de Barbegal. One of the most stunning Roman civil engineering works I have ever seen.Free access, No restorative work in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank richbse
Reviewed October 11, 2017

The site itself is beautiful with a lovely adjacent olive grove. However, while we stopped to take a few pictures both our car and another had a window smashed and all of our small bags and belongings were stolen. Do NOT leave anything in your...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank ShirlLRacine
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