© Eike Dubois

Roman Gardens of the Villa Borg

Wherever the Romans settled, they brought their plants with them.

area: 7000 m²

That is how seeds, slips for grafting, bulbs and herbal shoots found their way, together with the horticultural knowledge of the Romans, from Italy to the northern provinces. A successful reconstruction of this botanical heritage is to be found in the gardens of the
Gallo-Roman estate of the Villa Borg – clearly divided into differently used areas. In one section, the water basins set in stone, column hornbeams and yews cut into geometric shapes, stone replicas of marble statues and wooden bridges reveal the life of luxury enjoyed by privileged Romans. In another, the multitude of medicinal and culinary herbs already known and variety of fruit and vegetables bear testimony to the Gallo-Roman art of healing and cooking. Tasters inspired by the Roman culinary art are available on the menu of the tavern.


  • Fully accessible to persons with disabilities
  • Parking
  • Bus and coach parking
  • Café/kiosk
  • Restaurant
  • Dogs allowed
  • Guided tours
  • Shop
  • Events
  • Educational programmes
  • Toilets
adults5,- €
Reduced (pupils, students, disabled, military / civilian service)4,- €
Children up to 14 years of age2,- €
Children up 6 years of agekostenlos
Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children)10,- €
Monday closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00


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