Burgundy Sights



Théâtre Romain

Théâtre Romain Review

The Théâtre Romain, at the edge of town on the road to Chalon-sur-Saône, is a historic spot for lunch. Pick up the makings for a picnic in town and eat it on the stepped seats, where as many as 15,000 Gallo-Roman spectators perched two millennia ago. In August a themed performance—the only one of its kind—is put on by locals wearing period costumes. The peak of a Gallo-Roman pyramid can be seen in the foreground. Elsewhere on the outskirts of town are the remains of an ancient Roman Temple of Janus.

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  • Address: Autun, 71400
  • Location: Autun
Updated: 02-19-2013

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