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Great historical location

This place is excellent if you're s fan of Roman history. Most of the villa and its surrounding... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chris S
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Beautiful ruins but a quick trip

Went here and was pleasantly surprised by the ruins and the information that was presented about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Gemma B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here and was pleasantly surprised by the ruins and the information that was presented about them. Some lovely hypercausts and mosaics.

Thank PhillWall72
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Cloudy weather and a walk.. We are glad we went to Cerro da Vila in the very heart of Vilamoura is this peaceful place I think very few visit, we walked around in the footsteps of Portuguese history

4  Thank sassysiren2014
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

A little gem on the edge of the marina. If you enjoy your Roman history this is a good place to visit for about 60-75 mins. Consists of outdoor ruins and indoor museum.

3  Thank patriciamA219RK
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Great little find. Gives an excellent overview of Roman culture. Only €3 pp. nice little museum attached as well.

1  Thank HarryHarry123
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Found a recommendation to visit here on TripAdvisor and found that it was a short walk from our hotel. Would definitely recommend spending an hour here if you're interested in Roman history, the site is well laid out with information adjoining the different areas. We...More

2  Thank mstewart98
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

It’s not the most organised site and could do with arrows directing the tour but they have a few things. My wife who isn’t into ruins, liked the little pictures of how it would have looked and we just had a strolled for 30 mins....More

2  Thank K9922LJaf
Reviewed May 28, 2018

We visited at the end of May. For only three euros each it was great value for money. We found it very interesting and would recommend

2  Thank John H
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Definitely worth a visit, little gem in the middle of a holiday resort. Surprised at how extensive the area excavated is.

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netta m
March 24, 2018|
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Response from TimBrady777 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can, its a nice walk around the marina to get there
Richard O
January 8, 2018|
Response from George B | Reviewed this property |
Cost 5 euros for family entrance nearby Marina
sinead g
December 30, 2017|
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Response from caroblond | Reviewed this property |
According to Wikipedia the opening hours are; Closed (Mondays, Tuesday mornings, every weekend of each month, and on 1 January, Easter Sunday, 1 May and 25 December)