Fontaines Salées Archaeological Site

Excavations at the Fontaines Salées site uncovered a Celtic sanctuary and Gallo-Roman baths, thought to have been built here due to the presence of mineral springs. During your visit you will see a circular temple dating from 1C BC and a pool dedicated to the spring divinities with a huge surrounding wall. The 19 oak basins designed to hold the mineral water are remarkably well preserved. A stone tank, dating from Roman times, leads to a mineral spring, which is still used locally to treat skin conditions.

Useful information

Address:

Route de Pierre-Perthuis, 89450 St-Père

Phone:

+33 3 86 33 37 36

Price:

5 € (-12 years old 2.60 €)

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: 10am-6.30pm; rest of year: 10am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-6.30pm - closed early Nov-Easter weekend

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