Antique Roman villa of which several remains from the middle of 2th century to 5th century have been kept.

Of the first stage, the owner’s private thermal baths: cold room, hot and mild can figure prominently. The chambers were decorated with mosaics of geometrical and plant motifs in the 5th century. Besides, there were places for agricultural operations, among which can be mentioned large pots to collect grain, loom weights and hand mills. A building that is identified as a private church which was sometimes the family mausoleum is finally dated from the 5th century.

Historical Data

Architecture:
Archaeology site
Construction:
Villa
Historical Period:
Roman

Address

Carretera LE-311, Km 3,8. Navatejera (Villaquilambre). 24193 León.

More information

Ayuntamiento of Villaquilambre

Address:

Municipality of Villaquilambre. León.

Teléfono: 987 287 201

Fax: 987 287 216

Email: infoweb@villaquilambre.es

Página Web: http://www.villaquilambre.es

Tourist Office Regional of León

Address:

Pza. de Regla, 2. León. 24003 León.

Telephone: 987 237 082

Fax: 987 273 391

Email: oficinadeturismodeleon@jcyl.es