Sunday 1 May it will be possible to visit the Roman Villa of Almese on the occasion of the Patronal Feast of Grange di Rivera. The guided tour, led by an archaeologist and volunteers from the Ar.c.A association in Almese, will lead to the discovery of Roman architecture and culture. Going back in time it will be possible to enter the rooms of the villa which, together with the Roman Villa of Caselette, is one of the most important suburban residential complexes of the Roman era in Piedmont.
On the occasion of the Patronal Festival of Grange di Rivera, the Roman Villa of Almese will host the groups of reenactors Mondo Novo and ToutaKebennates, who will help visitors immerse themselves in the atmosphere of the preparations for the celebrations of the goddess Maia for the Romans and of Beltane for the celts.
The village and the Villa will also host exhibitors of local artisans and various kinds of entertainment for adults and children.
The Roman Villa of Almese, located in Grange di Rivera, will be open to the public from 2.30 pm to 6.00 pm with the first visit departing at 2.30 pm while the second is scheduled for 4.00 pm.
The day is promoted by the Ar.c.A (Art, Archeology and Culture in Almese) association with the patronage of the municipality of Almese, in collaboration with the Magnetto Foundation, Finder S.p.A, Univoca, Tesorid’arte e cultura