Grand, a gallo-roman city

Grand is no ordinary village. To get there, you need to cross vast expanses of forest before coming across a small clearing, in which there is a typical village often found in hideaway corners in the Champagne and Lorraine regions.

It’s all the more plus amazing when you discover its Roman ruins. Its amphitheatre and mosaics are among the most impressive remains of the Roman Empire.

Gradually, the place works its enchantment on you and if you linger, you can admire the huge sanctuary dedicated to Apollon Grannus, whose cures and predictions were much sought after by Roman dignitaries.
Since 1960, there have been several archaeological digs.

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