Heritage Days: Thovey Gallo-Roman villa

Imagine life in this place built almost 2000 years ago... The Thovey Gallo-Roman site is an important suburban villa located away from the Casuaria vicus. Only the North wing is still visible and was excavated between 1981 and 1999.
impasse des Thermes 74210 Faverges-Seythenex



Sunday 17 September 2023. Visit 14h30 et à 15h30.

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The Gallo-Roman site of Thovey is an important suburban villa of one hectare located away from the vicus of Casuaria. It is made of a rectangular courtyard (60X40m) surrounded with a portico and has two wings of the building on the North and South side. The West part had large size thermal baths and the East part, accommodation. Built around 50, the site was set on fire around 270. The objects found in the excavation are displayed at Faverges archaeological museum. The Savoie Mont-Blanc Heritage Guides invite you to go back in time by presenting the life, organization and future of this villa classified as a Historic Monument. They will also make you aware of the need for its preservation.


Heritage Days: Thovey Gallo-Roman villa
impasse des Thermes Faverges-Seythenex