Calendar of Events

Roman Festival "Swords, Bread and Games"

Date
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Kind of Event
Demonstration
Market / Fair
Country
Germany

The APX opens its doors every two years for the largest of all Roman festivals. Up to 500 participants from half of Europe show their skills live in handicrafts, fighting, cooking and making music. For two full days, the park is filled with living archeology to watch and participate in.

  • Activities for children
  • Experimental archeology
  • Traders and artisans
  • Military
  • Gladiators

Entry & advance booking

Ticket prices:

  • Adult day ticket: € 13
  • Adult two-day ticket: € 19
  • Children under 18: free! (Free ticket required)

The pre-sale has started, you can order tickets by e-mail to xanten@kulturinfo-rheinland.de or by phone on 02801 988 92 13 (plus 2 € shipping costs). Please also consider free tickets for children to avoid waiting times at the cash desk on site.

No discount prices or other discounts apply to this special event .

The use of the APX parking spaces is also free of charge at the Roman Festival. Due to the high volume of traffic, we recommend arriving early.

We ask for your understanding that adults are not permitted to wear historical clothingPhoto and film recordings may only be made for private use without written permission.

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