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Roman Milestone

Roman Milestone

The Roman milestone which you can see at the Jaillet Pass, used to mark a border between the Ceutrons and the Viennois (Allobroges). At an altitude of 1723m it, symbolizes the limits of the Roman empire, bearing witness to the romanization of Savoie.
This granite milestone, erected by the Romans in 74 AD, marks the limit between 2 Roman provinces, the Viennoise and the Alpes Grées, corresponding to the border of 2 Celtic tribes: the Ceutrons and the Allobroges. The inscription "Fines" comes from "Ad fines" meaning "At the limits" in Latin.

Infos techniques

Col du Jaillet
74120 Megève
Lat : 45.879702Lng : 6.57124
0 m
44 d

3 informations complémentaires

Open period

Can be seen all year round

Updated by

Mairie de Megève - 31/03/2021

Contact

Phone : 04 50 21 27 28

Fax : 04 50 93 03 09

Email : megeve@megeve.com

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