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Nucleo Museologico da Villa Romana de Milreu

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Interesting Roman Ruin with some nice mosaics

Interestingly these ruins are actually just one enormous house rather than a small village, nice... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
Maria H
Ayamonte, Spain
Wonderful example of a roman villa and an active archeological site

Caught the bus from Faro to visit this wonderful site which is an important roman relic and an... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

Interestingly these ruins are actually just one enormous house rather than a small village, nice mosaics and temple

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maria H
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I took my children last week and was happy to pay 2€ entry in total as children are free! This is a small place but for the price it is worth going in even just to enjoy the beautiful landscape and peace and quiet. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Caught the bus from Faro to visit this wonderful site which is an important roman relic and an active archeological site with more still to be unearthed. Occupied until only 1,000 years ago the site is still being uncovered and continues to be actively investigated....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TimDiggle
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Quite a large museum, considering that it is just one villa. Wonderful mosaics in the baths. Mainly based outside, this museum does have a small internal exhibit, explaining the villa and the building materials used in the original building of the villa, so that was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Silverysue
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Interesting examp,e of a Roman villa. Elements of the tiled floors still remain. Outline of the villa complex still remain but walls are to foundation level.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ron J
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Estoi is a short distance from Faro. As well as a splendid pousada (hotel in a converted palace) and charming little plaza there is, a short walk away, a Roman villa site. This also convenient if you arrived, as we did, by local bus: a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank John P
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Interesting roman villa. Beautiful preserved mosaics. The walls were unearthed and easy to imagine how rich romans lived. I was looking at the bricks and stones last touched by the slave who built the walls.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Diana R
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Wow you really get your fill for a mere 2 Euros. To see the mosaics still in wonderful shape after 1600 years is amazing. Nothing is roped off so you can get up close and personal with the ruins. I tried not to walk on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank 275yvetter
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We enjoyed our visit to the Roman remains of Milreu. The gentleman selling tickets was unhelpful and unfriendly when I asked if there was a cafe & didn't suggest the 2 cafes down the road, nor the drinks dispenser just inside the entrance! The mosaics...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Eleinthegarden
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Near the vilage d'Estoi you can visit the roman ruins of an ancient roman villa; nice mosaic with a relief of swimming fishes is to admire; the site archaeologique is to explore in the nature, for a culture activity.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Manuela L
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29 December 2016|
Response from Roz N | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus, ask at the ticket office which is next to the bus station, which is next to Hotel Eva We took a taxi, and it was €25 return trip, the driver dropped us off and collected later giving us enough time to also... More