The Roman Festival

From Saturday 12 to Sunday 13 September 2020.

Event in Orange :

Picture soldiers in helmets and armour brandishing lances, rich Romans in embroidered togas, and artisans striking coins from hot metal! The Roman Theatre of Orange acts as a life-sized backdrop to this historical reenactment of the era when Romans founded the colony of Orange in 35 BC.
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Audiences of all ages are transported back to the times of Emperor Augustus, with military maneuvres and parades, gladiator games, and dance performances.
A legionnaires’ camp is set up inside the Roman Theatre where you can discover how the soldiers lived.
Fun learning workshops give you a feel for what everyday life was like in this distant era.
This fascinating period of history left a profound mark on the town of Orange and Provence as a whole.

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Dates and times

From Saturday 12 to Sunday 13 September 2020.


Free entry for children < 7 years.

Languages spoken

  • French


Rue Madeleine Roch
84100 Orange
Tel : View number 04 90 51 17 60
E-Mail :
Website :


Longitude : 4.808804
Latitude : 44.135913