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Trophée d'Auguste à La Turbie

Come and discover the Trophy of Augustus perched above the Bay of Monaco at La Turbie, one of the few buildings of its kind still standing. This was the highest point on the old via Julia Augusta and the spot dominates the entire French Riviera from Estérel to the Italian coast.

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Times may vary
 
Open very day exept Monday
19 May to 20 September : 9:30 am to 1 pm and 2:30 to 6:30 pm
21 September to 18 May : 10 am to 1:30 pm and 2:30 to 5 pm
Last admission 30 mins before closing

Closed
1 January, 1 May, 1 and 11 November, 25 December

Prices

Adult rate : 5,50 € 
Reduced rate : 4 € 
Adult group rate : 4,50  € (minimum 20 persons) 
School group rate : 20 € (maximum 35 students, 2 accompananying adults included, adult group rate for additional accompananying adult)

Free admission :
Minors under 18 (family visit)
18-25 years old (for people under 26 years old who are citizens of one the 27 countries of EU or are non-European permanent residents of France)
Disabled visitors and their escorts
Unemployed persons


Going there

From Nice: motorway A8, exit n° 57 towards La Turbie

Localisation

Trophée d’Auguste in La Turbie
Avenue Albert 1er
06320 La Turbie
T 33 / (0)4 93 41 20 84
F 33 / (0)4 93 41 26 89

GPS details

Latitude : 43.7448
Longitude : 7.4018

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Understanding the Trophy of Augustus at La Turbie 

• A victory monument. The trophy of Augustus was built in 6 BC in honour of Octavius, Caesar’s nephew and later Emperor Augustus, following the subjugation of the peoples of the Alps. It stands at the frontier between Gaul and proclaims the unity and power of the Roman Empire. 

• A deified Emperor. Trophies were traditionally dedicated to the gods of victory. The Trophy of Augustus is part of the landscape of a shrine devoted to Heracles Monoikos, which gave rise to the name Monaco. Augustus is thus assimilated to Heracles-Hercules, a demi-god who had been promised immortality on carrying out his twelve tasks.

Visits

Unaccompagnied tour

parc et musée
sur réservation : 8 jours
durée : de 30 à 40 mn

Gift and book shop

Guide Dog allowed

Dogs excluded, outside excepted

Services

Possibilité de repos pendant la visite et dans le parc
Toilettes
Librairie-boutique

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Éditions du patrimoine

Le Trophée d'Auguste à La Turbie
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100 monuments, 100 écrivains / Histoires de France
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Le Guide du patrimoine en France
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Agenda "100 monuments pour 2014"
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Le cahier d'activités des enfants qui remontent le temps
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Mon cahier d’activités : archéologue en herbe
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Antiquité grecque et romaine
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