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Archaeological site of Olbia

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Ruins and remains, Archeological site, listed (CMN), Town of Art & History, Classified (CMN) in Hyères

  • Founded by the Greeks around 325 BC, the fortified city of Olbia, which means "the blessed", was a sea stop. Many Greek and Roman remains have been uncovered: baths, shops and houses.

  • Located on a slight promontory by the sea, Olbia is the only witness, preserved in the entirety of its plan, a network of colonies-fortresses greek, founded by Marseille from the IVth century. BC.

    Citizens of Marseille, the first Olbians were soldiers-settlers, fishermen, farmers and had as main mission to secure the maritime trade.

    The excavated remains allow visitors to understand the urban evolution of an ancient city over 1000 years. There are fortifications, streets equipped with...
    Located on a slight promontory by the sea, Olbia is the only witness, preserved in the entirety of its plan, a network of colonies-fortresses greek, founded by Marseille from the IVth century. BC.

    Citizens of Marseille, the first Olbians were soldiers-settlers, fishermen, farmers and had as main mission to secure the maritime trade.

    The excavated remains allow visitors to understand the urban evolution of an ancient city over 1000 years. There are fortifications, streets equipped with sewers and sidewalks, collective wells, blocks of houses, shops, baths, shrines, etc.

    The remains of a medieval abbey, Saint-Pierre de l'Almanarre, have also been discovered on the site.

    Open seasonally from April to October / all year round by appointment for groups (minimum 10 people).
  • Environment

    • Close to a public transportation
  • Spoken languages

Services
  • Accessibility

    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • Activities

    • Children's entertainment
    • Concert
    • Product tasting
    • Shows
    • Theatre
    • Archeological digs
    • History
  • Equipment

    • Public WC
    • Car park
  • Services

    • Pets welcome
    • Educational visits
    • Themed tour
    • Shop
    • Guided tours
Rates

Payment methods

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash
Openings
  • From June 1, 2021
    until June 30, 2021
  • From July 1, 2021
    until August 31, 2021
  • From September 1, 2021
    until November 14, 2021
  • Monday
    9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    Closed
    -
  • Wednesday
    9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday
    9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday
    9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Dernier accès : 1heure avant la fermeture. Fermé les samedis et dimanches matins.
  • Monday
    9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Dernier accès : 1 heure avant la fermeture.
  • Monday
    9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    Closed
    -
  • Wednesday
    9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday
    9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday
    9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Dernier accès : 1 heure avant la fermeture. Fermé les samedis et dimanches matins
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