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Area Archeologica di Saepinum

Piazza Prisco Nerazio 40 | Localita Altilia, 86017 Sepino, Italy
+39 0874 790132
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Historic Ruins and Country walk!

The ruins of Saepinum (modern Altilia) depict the layout and foundation of a Roman town, as well as... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2016
Linda M
Nova Scotia
Even the kids enjoyed walking around on our own time

We were shown this 2 years ago when were visiting for the first time and then went back this year... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
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Piazza Prisco Nerazio 40 | Localita Altilia, 86017 Sepino, Italy
+39 0874 790132
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

The ruins of Saepinum (modern Altilia) depict the layout and foundation of a Roman town, as well as a couple buildings. There are two main roads that cross in the middle of the town, with four original gates to enter at either end of the...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We were shown this 2 years ago when were visiting for the first time and then went back this year for a second time. great place to walk around and image what life was like and very little crowd and on out own time. A...More

Thank Dionw004
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful afternoon walking around the historical site. Indeed free of charge, 100% freedom in roaming the Roman site (pun intended!) and free parking. Just make sure to google map Altilia. It's actually not in the sepino city

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 4 August 2016

There are many ancient sites in Italy, and many are highly commercialized and crowded (see Pompei). Saepinum is at the other extreme: located in a rural area, removed form congested city traffic (see Pompei). You are free to take your time and enjoy a self-guided...More

Thank CharlieJoandMarilyn
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place very well preserved. no crowds. a culture wich resist Romans for 2 times, before they surrender.

Thank carlosguzman69
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Well preserved ruined Saepinum is a good example of a Roman provincial town. Originally established by the Samnites, it was conquered by the Romans in 293 BC and flourished in the first two centuries AD. Today this walled town retains three of its four original...More

1  Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Back in time is how you feel when you visit this amazing place to think that this was a functioning town during the roman ruling ,only problem is that there is not much information available, unless you are lucky enough to find a local that...More

Thank paulap p
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Very good kept spot of Roman times. Big and nice area, free to visit; nothing extremely impressive, but very nice to see all the remains. with parking spot (pay).

1  Thank Jelle H
Reviewed 3 June 2015

I was born in Sepino and until recently did not realise how much I love this town I have still family there and have returned 4 times I am so proud to be from this little gem of a town. the biggest problem is getting...More

2  Thank paulap p
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Not many people (Italians or tourists) make it to Molise and that's a pity because it has a lot to offer. Saepinum is a great reason to make the trip. The ruins have been well restored and give you a sense of what a prosperous...More

2  Thank tourdelmundo
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26 July 2016|
Response from Vincenzo S |
Facile rispondere: Non so consigliare perché non conosco Sepino, Visitero' il sito la prossima settimana. Mi preme dire che mi sarei aspettato che rispondesse almeno un contributore informato.
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