Outstanding monuments

Vienne is considered as one of the most important archaeological sites in France. Enjoy a walk in the streets of the city center and come across many Roman, Medieval or Renaissance remains scattered all over the place like gems.
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The castle displays the power of the 24 families that have owned it for the past 800 years. For the last 250 years it...
The Cybèle garden contains the complex remains of a district at the heart of the Gallo-Roman city: the forum.
The Vienne forum temple was built in about 20-10 BC and was dedicated to the cult of Rome and Augustus. It can be...
Today the monument is a landmark in Vienne. The site of the Roman circus, where chariot races were held in Antiquity,...
It was built between 40 and 50 AD around the Pipet hill. The theatre is considered as one of the most important in...
Saint-André-le-Bas Abbey was founded in the 6th or 7th century. It was one of the most important monasteries in the...
The Pipet Belvedere is an impressive viewpoint looking out over the city of Vienne with the majestic River Rhone in...
Saint Maurice Cathedral is an architectural jewel and a symbol of Vienne. The first cathedral was built in the 4th...

 

Museums

In the heart of the city, you'll find 6 museums to visit:

  • The Roman Theatre
  • Saint-André-le-Bas Cloister
  • Archaelogical Museum - Saint Peter's Church
  • Fine Arts and Archaeology Museum
  • Textile Industry Museum
  • Halle des Bouchers Contemporary Art Centre
Across the river, in Saint-Romain-en-Gal, the magnificent Gallo-Roman museum and its archaeological site (one of the biggest in France) is a must-see.

Want to discover all of them? Get a special ticket :
  • One Museum entrance: 3 € (Vienne’s Museums) or 6 € (Saint-Romain-en-Gal/Vienne Gallo-Roman Museum)
  • “billet passe”: 6 € - unlimited access to all the Vienne’s Museums (except for Halle des Bouchers Contemporary Art Centre)
  • “BIM”: 8 € - unlimited access to all the Vienne’s Museums (except for Halle des Bouchers Contemporary Art Centre) and the Saint-Romain-en-Gal/Vienne Gallo-Roman Museum
All museums are free of charge on the first Sunday of the month
This is one of the oldest churches in France. In 1876, it was converted into a stone museum. It was redesigned in the...
The museum recounts the history of the textile industry, which dominated economic activity in Vienne from the 18th to...
The Saint-Romain-en-Gal archaeological site is one of the biggest in France devoted to Gallo-Roman civilisation.
The architectural simplicity and beauty of the former butchers' market with its vaulted room made it the ideal venue...
The heritage room hosts a permanent exhibition, "Faces of Vienne - a city, a history". Explore the history of the...
The museum is housed on the first floor of a converted corn exchange, built in 1823. The archaeological collections...