July 1 – 3: Tongobriga Roman Market

Mercado Romano de Tongobriga 2016

The Tongobriga Roman Market is now in its 6th edition. It is always a very interesting and fun historical recreation. It has many theatrical performances, representing and portraying typical scenes from a Roman Empire city.

This year’s edition takes place next weekend, on July 1, 2 and 3, in the village of Freixo, Marco de Canaveses. The theme is: ‘IN VINO VERITAS’ (‘in the wine there is truth’).

The full performances program during the Roman Market can be seen in the organization’s Facebook page. We hightight these:

Friday, July 1st
20h00 – Opening Parade
21h00 – Dance to the Gods
22h00 – Drunken Aristocrat
00.00 – The Legend of Bacchus – Fire Show

Saturday, July 2nd
16h00 – Open School – activities
18:30 – Market Opening
19:00 – Equestrian show
20:30 – Auction of Slaves
23h00 – Publican / Tax collector

Sunday, July 3rd
17:00 – Market Opening
18:30 – Prayer of the Vestals
19.00 – Wine Tasting
20.30 – Roman Marriage
21h30 – Dialogue of the Dead
22.30 – Tongobriga in Party – Show Fire

Access to the area of ​​the Freixo Archaeological Site will be restricted:

Tongobriga Roman Market 2016, access map

Tongobriga Roman Market 2016, access map


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