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“Interesting place to visit”
Review of Cerro da Vila

Cerro da Vila
Ranked #4 of 40 things to do in Vilamoura
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a walk to Cerro da Vila from the marina as we had seen it on here (trip advisor) . It is only a small area but it was interesting to see the layout of the Vila and also to see some of the items they have found. At only 3 euros entry it was a nice way to spend and hour .

Thank rainbow1poole
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"roman villa"
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"small museum"
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"worth a visit"
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"entrance fee"
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"roman site"
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"roman times"
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"fascinating insight"
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"modern marina"
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"interesting visit"
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"roman remains"
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"mosaic floors"
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"preserved mosaics"
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"roman ruin"
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"lovely site"
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"on display"
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"per adult"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never knew about Cerro da Vila before but went during our visit in March 2018. For 3 euros it is excellent value and it is easy accessible from Vilamoura Marina.

Thank netta m
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always like to visit Roman antiquities and this was one of the poorest developed. At €3 per person it is inexpensive, but you have to pay cash. The leaflet shows a recommeded route, but all the places shown are not available and some signs have fallen off or are discoloured. The signs are in Portuguese and English, but there was no guidebook to purchase.

Some of the walking route is on grass and other parts on stoney ground. It would be difficult for those with wheelchairs or pushchairs.

The museum is limited with only a partial story of the site and some exhibits on loan elsewhere.

You could allow between 30 minutes and an hour to visit the whole site. The toilets were good. There is no shop and nothing to purchase as a momento of the visit.

I have been impressed by much of Vilamoura, but not Cerro da Villa.


Thank NPI338
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small archeological site shows how life in a spa was two thousand years ago. Several swimming pools, some cold some warm water. A two thousand year old toilet! Small museum inside with artefacts. An interesting place

Thank Lesterbeach
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

well worth a visit to view the preserved ruins of a roman villa and the museum of old roman artefacts

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