In addition to the Roman Sites pages (listed below), the individual Beyond Village pages include a brief Roman history and list important artifacts and ruins, when known.

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Alaunium [area map] - This was the large roman settlement of Alaunium, at the crossroads of the Roman Domitienne Way (Via Domitia) and another Roman road. It was the most important stop on the Via Domitia between Apta Julia (Apt) and Segustero (Sisteron). A "stop" in this case is the equivalent of a stage post, "étape" in French, "mansio" in Latin.)

Aurelian Way [area map]

• Aurélien Villa

Domitienne Way

• Entremont Oppidum [area map] - This excevated Roman town is located on a low hill just 2 km north of Aix-en-Provence center.

• Flayosc Roman Bridge (Flayosc)

• Ganagobie Roman Bridge (Ganagobie)

Glanum [area map] - A pair of Roman monuments and an excavated Roman town on a site dating from the 4th century BC. A "must see"; plan at least an hour's stop here.

Mons Roman Aqueduct [area map]

Pierre-Ecrite [area map] - Large Roman inscription (the written stone) between Sisteron and Saint Geniez.

Les Plaines Roman Bridge (Pont Romain des Plaines) [r14, NE] - A small twin-arched stone Roman bridge on the plains of the Var departement, crossing a small stream that divides a land of solid rock and wide, green vineyards.

Pont du Gard [area map] - The Pont du Gard is a three-level stone aqueduct crossing the Gardon river valley, about 25 km west of Avignon. Built over 2000 years ago, in 19 BC, by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, the son-in-law of Augustus.

Pont Julien (Pont Julien) [area map] - A lovely three-arched, stone Roman bridge crossing a small stream west of the town of Apt.

Roman Millstones St-Quentin-la-Potèrie [area map] - This 2000-year-old quarry, a short hike from St Quentin-la-Potèrie, was used by the Romans and up to the19th century as a source of grinding wheels for flour mills in area around Uzès. Today, the woods have been cleared of an area of about 100 meters of rockface, revealing the area exploited at the end of the Roman Era (4th - 6th centuries).

Roman Provence

• Roman Roads - The main Roman roads, Domitienne Way and Aurelian Way are mentioned in Beyond's History section.

• Sommières Roman Bridge (Sommieres)

Trophée des Alpes [area map] - Roman monument site on the road into Gaul.

Vaison-la-Romaine Puymin - The Roman Ruins at Vaison-la-Romaine are some of the biggest in France. The two main sites that can be visited (Puymin and La Villasse) are located in the center of town, near the Office de Tourisme.

Vernegues Roman Temple [area map] - 1st-c BC Roman Temple with a tall Corinthian column and adjoining 12th-c chapel, in a lovely woods setting

Villa Marius [area map] - Roman farm and winery near Roquebrussanne in the Var.