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Bibracte - Mont Beuvray

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Better than Asterix & Obelix

We were bowled over by Bibracte - the scale and beauty of the place, the scattered reminders of a... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Barnaby5252
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London, United Kingdom
Roman Gaul Oppidum

Came upon this by chance and we were entranced. Brilliant, very modern museum. We took the English... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
anirock
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Bibracte is the name of the former capital of a powerful Gaulish people. The site of the Gaulish town occupies one of the highest summits in the Morvan mountain range, Mont Beuvray, in the Burgundy Region of France. Nowadays, Bibracte is a benchmark...more
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71990 Saint-Leger-sous-Beuvray, France
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

We were bowled over by Bibracte - the scale and beauty of the place, the scattered reminders of a great civilisation (leaving plenty to the imagination but with enough to spark it). The museum itself really comes alive and also has a great restaurant recreating...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Came upon this by chance and we were entranced. Brilliant, very modern museum. We took the English audio guide, but most of the interpretative boards had a translation in excellent English. Spent several hours here, the tour outside is in your own car. Take drinks...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

The museum is excellent if you are interested in the history of the Gallic wars - an absolute must. Children might be challenged but the culture of the Gauls is interesting. For a real fan of the history the museum is a delight. For all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Bicracte is a fantastic place if you are interested in archeology. We spend a full day in an around the museum. Beside the museum itself you can do a walking tour to explore the different exvacation sites. Highly recommended also with kids.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

We fell upon Bibracte quite by accident during a drive on our recent stay in Burgundy - what an unexpected treasure! We had no idea that a whole town had developed at the top of this mountain in the 2nd century and that the abandoned...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Although this is not a period of history I am particularly interested in the archeological dig is worth a look and the drive up through the forest is delightful. Even if you're not a history geek it's worth taking a picnic and enjoying the views...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

A must visit in Burgundy, you will definitely enjoy the beauty of this historical place. The museum is excellent too. Collections are very cleverly displayed. You can spend the day in the charming permises

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Gaulois132
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I loved this place as I am a total Time Team geek, so to see live archeology was so exciting. We took the bus up to the top and I would advise substantial footwear as I had flip flops and didn't appreciate the terrain, so...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

If you enjoy ancient history, do not miss this superb site. The combination of an excellent museum with an exensive and well-explained archaeological site provides a fascinating view of life in Iron Age (Celtic) and Gallo-Roman France. Audio guides are available in English, German and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank CMS_Osel
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Bibracte was an ancient gallo-roman village / town in the early days, later on the site was used by a monestry. The outdoor archeological site shows different excavation sites spread over a nice park, at each site an information board explains what you see and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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