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Musée romain de Vallon

Carignan 6, 1565 Vallon, Switzerland

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About Musée romain de Vallon

The Roman Museum of Vallon is an archaeological museum in the Roman city of Aventicum, it is located 5 km north of Payerne and 6 km west of Aventicum, capital of Roman Helvetia. The building was designed in an "L" shape to respect the original shape of the Roman settlement. It is located on the very spot where the Gallo-Roman villa of Vallon was located.



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Lake Murten10.6km from Musée romain de Vallon

It is the smallest of the three lakes in the Seeland or Pays des Trois lacs area of the Swiss plateau. The lake is named after the small bilingual town of Murten/Morat on its southern shore.

Musée d'Art et d'Histoire12.87km from Musée romain de Vallon

The musée d'art et d'histoire is a museum in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Among its exhibits are the Jaquet-Droz automata. The collections of paintings include works of Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. The museum's stairwell features three monumental murals panted by Léo-Paul Robert between 1886 and 1894.

Musée d'Ethnographie12.98km from Musée romain de Vallon

The Musée d'ethnographie de Neuchâtel is a museum of ethnography in Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel Canton, Switzerland established in 1904.[1] Its origin is in the "natural history" collections of Charles-Daniel de Meuron. It has been accommodated since 1904 in the former Villa de Pury. It presents permanent exhibitions on Ancient Egypt, on the Himalayas, the cabinet of the natural history of the 18th-century general Charles-Daniel de Meuron and the cabinet of curiosities of the 20th century. From 2015 to

Collégiale13.03km from Musée romain de Vallon

The Collegiate Church of Neuchâtel is built in yellow limestone from Hauterive, bright and solid. Its work began at the end of the 12th century, it was dedicated a hundred years later in 1276, which explains why we can observe the passage from Romanesque art to Gothic art.

Neuchâtel Castle13.06km from Musée romain de Vallon

The well-preserved castle of Neuchâtel, which is over 1,000 years old and from which the city gets its name, towers above the small city of Neuchâtel. From here, you have the best view for miles. The mighty castle’s towers were at times used as dungeons, but also as residential towers, and some of these date back to before 1000 AD. The richly decorated facade of the south wing is built in the Romanesque style.

Basilica of Our Lady of the Assumption13.18km from Musée romain de Vallon

The Roman Catholic Our Lady of Assumption Church, also known as the Red Church, stands in the Swiss city of Neuchâtel in the diocese of Lausanne, Geneva, and Freiburg. The Neo-Gothic church was planned by Guillaume Ritter and consecrated on March 25, 1906. After a major renovation between 1984 and 2000, it was recognized in 1986 as a national monument. In 2007 Pope Benedict XVI raised the church's status to that of basilica minor.

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The canton of Neuchâtel is located in the western part and Jura mountainous region of Switzerland. Neuchâtel is Rich in culture and history, Neuchâtel has no less than two cities registered on the UNESCO list of the World Heritage Sites.