Archaeological site of Olbia

      Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur
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In the 4th century BC, Olbia was part of a network of settlements and Greek fortresses.
Therefore, Olbia had a peacekeeping mission for the safety of maritime trade.

Then with the arrival of the Romans, the economy of the city was enhanced.
Citizens of Marseille, the Olbiens were soldier-settlers, fishermen and farmers.

The archaeological site of Olbia is the only witness of the network of settlements and Greek fortresses.
Its remains show you the evolution of the city over 1000 years old.
You will also discover the ruins of the ancient city, completely abandoned since the 7th century and you will see the St. Pierre of Almanarre abaye, built in 1221 and occupied until the end of the 14th century.

Quartier de l'Almanarre
83400 Hyeres

Hyères, take the D559 towards Carqueiranne (free parking close to the archaeological site of Olbia)

By bus: Line 39

The archaeological site is not far from the leisure park.

Click here to see the route (on a new tab)

Allow 1 hour for the visit.

The site is open to the public on the schedule visible by clicking here (municipal website of Hyères, Site Olbia).

Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.

The tour can be guided or alone.

From May to October you can have a paper guide at the entrance.

Discovery workshops are organized for 6-12 years on Wednesdays during the Summer, such as:
- Discover the daily life of Olbiens,
- "Fashion victim" during the antiquity
- Making an oil lamp,
- Discover navigation in antiquity,
- Archaeology techniques,
- "The small trowel!"

Reservation is needed to attend these workshops

It is done directly at the secretary of the archaeological site at the (+33)4-94-65-51-49 or (+33) 4-94-31-12-31 or by email to: site.olbia @ (remove spaces in the email address)

Visit for groups is possible and can be done under reservation.

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