Site gallo-romain de Sanxay

Site gallo-romain de Sanxay

Discover the Sanxay site, a major thermal spa and pilgrimage site from the 1st to the 4th century.

History of the monument

A place of worship. The site was a centre for taking the waters under the patronage of two divinities, perhaps Apollo and Mercury, gods of healing and water divinities. It attracted a large number of patients and the faithful from the surrounding countryside. 
 
A place of recreation. Local residents would congregate here to celebrate festivals worshipping divinities, to attend rites and see performances in the theatre.

N.B.

To ensure the safety of our visitors, the monument is strictly applying the security measures decided by the french authorities.
The monument is fully opened.

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