MONTCARET ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

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Location : In the countryside

Province : Purple Périgord

Services

  • Disable access
  • Dutch spoken
  • English spoken
  • German spoken
  • Groups
  • Italian spoken
  • Open all year round
  • Spanish spoken
  • English
    • Gallo-Roman mosaics of the Dordogne.
      The 1st- to 5th-century ruins, which were reoccupied in the Middle Ages, belong to the residential part of an aristocratic rural Gallo-Roman dwelling (a villa). The best-preserved part features a 60 m2 multifoil room with a mosaic oor, probably a dining room, annexed to a 320 m2 state room. What is most interesting about the site is the richness of its mosaics and uninterrupted occupation from ancient times to the present.


      RECEPTION
      Subject to modification.

      Open
      28th May to 30th September: from 9.45 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
      1st October to 27th May: from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
      Last admission 1 hour before closing time.

      Closed
      Saturdays from 1st October to 27th May
      1st January, 1st May, 1st November, 11th November and 25th December

      Accessibility
      Monument accessible to people with reduced mobility with help

      FACILITIES
      - Lavatories
      - Gift shops
      - Picnic area 400 m
      - Free parking

      TOURS
      Unaccompanied tour with guide booklet
      French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch
      Reservations: 1 week
      Duration: 1 hr

      Guided tour
      French

      Reservations: 1 week
      Duration: 1 hr

      Permanent exhibition
      History of the excavation


      RATES 2018 CATEGORY 4
      Rate for tourism professionals and groups (minimum 20 people)
      Concessions : 3,30€
      Adults : 3,50€
      Free admisision : minors under 18*
      Free admission : 18-25 years old
      (EU Nationals and regularised EU residents)
      *excluding school groups


      ACCESS
      Main road between Bergerac and Bordeaux
      36 km west of Bergerac
      From Bergerac or Bordeaux: D93
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MONTCARET ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

Address

Le Bourg
24230 Montcaret

GPS coordinates

44° 51'30.34"N, 0° 3'49.7"E

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