Roman Empire Sites in France Photos

The Roman Empire had settlements in what is now France from 2nd C BCE to 5th C CE. This page indexes sites where tourists can see what Romans left behind.

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Roman Theatre, Lyon Seating area of Gallo Roman Theatre of Lugdunum. Lyon, France 2,000 year-old Gallo Roman Theatre of Lugdunum over skyline of Lyon. Lyon, France Model of 2,000 year-old Theatre & Odeon at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France
Gallo Roman Museum, Lyon Cast bronze parts of processional chariot at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France Bronze statue of Jupiter found in Saône River at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France Roman mosaic of Bacchus at Gallo Roman Museum. Lyon, France
Roman Theatre of Orange Roman Theatre of Orange one of best-preserved theaters from antiquity. Orange, France Wall behind Roman theater stage with statue of Caesar. Orange, France Carved stone mask of Cyclops from necropolis Fourchevieilles at Orange museum of art & history. Orange, France
Triumphal Arch of Orange Triumphal arch of Orange from reign of Augustus commemorates establishment of Pax Romana. Orange, France North facade of triumphal arch of Orange. Orange, France Shields etched with Roman symbols on triumphal arch of Orange. Orange, France
Maison Carrée, Nimes Maison Carrée Roman temple sits on ancient Roman forum square. Nimes, France Corinthian columns & porch ceiling of Maison Carrée. Nimes, France Corinthian column of Maison Carrée. Nimes, France
Arena of Nime Arena of Nîmes. Nimes, France Interior of Arena of Nîmes. Nimes, France Aisle structure between inner & outer arches of Arena of Nîmes. Nimes, France
Musée de la Romanité, Nimes Gallery of mosaic tiles at Musée de la Romanité. Nimes, France Roman terracotta oil lamp with theater mask of satyr at Musée de la Romanité. Nimes, France Roman marble with masks of Silenus & Satyr at Musée de la Romanité. Nimes, France
Pont du Gard, near Nimes Pont du Gard over Gardon River. Nimes, France Rock projections used to hold scaffolding for construction & maintenance at Pont du Gard. Nimes, France Map of aqueduct which brought water from Uzès to Nimes across Pont du Gard at Pont du Gard museum. Nimes, France
Arles Amphitheatre &#amp; Theater Roman Arles Amphitheatre with tower added when structure converted to fortified town. Arles, France Oval seating of Arles Amphitheatre. Arles, France Antique Theater of Arles. Arles, France
Arles Antiquities Museum (Musée départemental Arles antique) Stern view of wreck of Roman barge found under Rhone river in 2004 at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France Gallery of marble sarcophagi at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France Scale model of Roman city of Arles with circular arena, semicircular theatre & Rhone River at Arles Antiquities Museum. Arles, France
Glanum Roman Ruins, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence Glanum Roman Ruins with Mausoleum & Arch. Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France Mausoleum with lower base showing historic reliefs, mid arches marking triumph & upper temple at Glanum Roman Ruins. Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France Details of Cavalry battle relief on north base of Roman Mausoleum at Glanum Ruins. Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France

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