Oppidum Saint Blaise

Historic site and monument
  • Oppidum Saint Blaise
  • Oppidum Saint Blaise
  • Oppidum Saint Blaise
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The Chapelle St-Blaise is a 12th century Romanesque building, restored in the 13th century and whose facade was redone in 1608.
Surrounded by medieval tombs, it is preceded by the foundations of an 11th century church. It occupies the site of the city of Castelveyre. The long wall, built in 1231 to protect it, now encloses the excavation field where the ruins of Ugium cover those of the ancient city.

The steep plateau accessible only from the south, therefore easy to defend, was inhabited from the Neolithic until the end of the 14th century with a long interruption during the High Roman Empire (from the 1st to the beginning of the 4th century AD). The excavations undertaken by Henri Rolland in 1935 and continued after his death, have brought to light eight archaeological layers. A very beautiful Hellenistic rampart (2nd century BC) surmounted by the early Christian walls, a Christian necropolis, the substructures of the St-Vincent-d'Ugium basilica ...

Possibility of free visits or guided tours.
Activities and entertainment supervised by a heritage mediator.
Opening period (s)Closed temporarily.
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  • Parking :
    • Parking nearby
  • Client profile :
    • Groups
  • Visits :
    • you can visit it
  • Price :
    • Free
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  • Individual tour services :
    • Unguided individual tours available permanently
    • Guided individual tours on request
  • Group tour services :
    • Guided group tours on request
    • Unguided group tours available permanently
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    • Historical patrimony
Oppidum Saint Blaise
Site archéologique de St Blaise
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Oppidum Saint Blaise
Site archéologique de St Blaise
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.462981
Longitude : 4.9826