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Via Domitia

The via Domitia was the first Roman road built in Gaul (in modern day France). It was constructed in 118 BC by the proconsul Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, at the time of the foundation of the first Roman colony in Gaul, Colonia Narbo Martius (modern day Narbonne).

The via Domitia connected Italy to Spain. At Narbonne, it met the via Aquitania, which lead toward the Atlantic via Toulouse and Bordeaux.

Cities along the via Domitia include: (city, département)

The via featured several straight parts, including:
Beaucaire and Nîmes: 22 km
Ambrussum to Castelnau-le-Lez: 22 km
Béziers to Pontserme: 15 km
Pontserme to Narbonne: 10 km

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