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Mosaiques Romaines d'Orbe-Bosceaz

Orbe 1350, Switzerland
+41 24 442 92 37
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Interesting mosaics, and visit the town too

Not far from the motorway linking Lausanne and Yverdon or Besançon, these mosaics, discovered in... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2015
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The most beautiful set of Roman mosaics in the north of the Alps has been uncovered near Orbe, on the Bosceaz site. These unique vestiges of a luxurious villa represent figurative and geometrical scenes.
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12 Aug 2015
“Interesting mosaics, and visit the town too”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Orbe 1350, Switzerland
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Not far from the motorway linking Lausanne and Yverdon or Besançon, these mosaics, discovered in stages since the mid-nineteenth century, provide a fascinating glimpse into a wealthy Roman past. The descriptions at each site are well-written and informative (only in French or German) and there...More

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