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Els Ametllers

Av. del Pelegri 5, 13, 17320 Tossa de Mar, Spain
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Free to visit - limited things to see

This is well worth a visit if you are in Tossa De Mar. It is free to enter. There is only very... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
RussellEngland
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England
Free to enter with a rather nice mosaic.

Free to enter with a rather nice mosaic. Be aware there are steps so not for everyone. Near the... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Triphound666
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Saltash, United Kingdom
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A classic example of a Roman Mediterranean farming establishment and one of the most important villas in the ancient Roman province of Tarraco.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good45%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“roman villa” (12 reviews)
“mosaic floors” (3 reviews)
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Av. del Pelegri 5, 13, 17320 Tossa de Mar, Spain
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is well worth a visit if you are in Tossa De Mar. It is free to enter. There is only very limited mosaic flooring to see (one reconstructed mosaic is in the local museum). There is some signage to explain the original layout but...More

1  Thank RussellEngland
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Free to enter with a rather nice mosaic. Be aware there are steps so not for everyone. Near the bus station. We spent 45 minutes walking and taking in the site.

Thank Triphound666
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Love this site. It's free to enter but if you want to see items from the site you must go to the municipal election museum. The ruins are impressive with some great mosaics

Thank Karlina C
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We enjoyed going round the site of this once large Roman villa. Some finds from the site are in the museum up the hill in the Vila Vella. The site is free to go in, but there isn't a visitors' centre or more than brief...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Nice place to visit this archaeological site with roman culture and is a outdoor museum with free entrance. To see all this is took 20 - 30 minutes.

Thank pifdark
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Only a few minutes from the front is this site of a former roman villa. It gives an idea of scale of the property with several good examples of mosaics. There are new steel steps up to the site which are a lot safer than...More

1  Thank ccws50
Reviewed 16 October 2016

It is free - in the centre of town - but to be honest a bit of a let down. Most of the site is an interpretation of what the layout would have been - one room mosaic floor is worth seeing. Only takes 15...More

Thank djthomas
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The architecture can be discerned in the remains, the best pieces are in other museums though, nice for a stroll, but not for wheelchairs.

Thank Juanvi B
Reviewed 24 September 2016

It is possible to imagine this long-time occupied Roman villa, from some reconstruction and drawings. Some artefacts are in the Municipal Museum. Only minutes from the Vila Vela.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Nice roman villa with superb mosaic to admire if it is open; an openair museum, very interesting for familys.

Thank Manuela L
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