La Olmeda

Local nameVilla romana de La Olmeda
LocationPedrosa de la Vega, Spain

The palatial Late Antique Roman villa at La Olmeda is situated in Pedrosa de la Vega in the province of Palencia, near the banks of the Carrión. Long known as the provenance of chance finds, it was finally professionally excavated from 1968, and was declared a Bien de Interés Cultural, 3 April 1996.

The site was donated in 1984 to the Diputación de Palencia by its proprietor and discoverer, Javier Cortes Álvarez de Miranda, who had supported the archaeological investigation of the site from 1969 to 1980. It is open to the public, while a museum dedicated to the finds is housed in the nearby church of San Pedro de Saldaña.

Tags Archaeological SiteWheelchair AccessibleMuseum
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More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +34 979 119997

Address 34116, Spain

Coordinates 42°28'54.616" N -4°44'11.856" E

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