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A definite must see for any art nouveau fan

Magnificent building - a worthy monument to the genius of Ernesto Basile and to brilliant and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marassa
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Moscow, Russia
Unexpected and worthy the time!

We honestly ended up to the Villino Florio by accident as it is not very well marked on the map... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
davideroth82
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London, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“A definite must see for any art nouveau fan”
28 May 2018
“Unexpected and worthy the time!”
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Reviewed February 12, 2012

I always thought Villino Florio is the best thing in Palermo. Is something that belongs to another era,something that we can truly called "art". A piece of art inside the city. Unfortunately,like lot of things in Italy (especially in Sicily) this awesome piece of art...More

5  Thank Babym00n
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Reviewed May 2, 2013
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Magnificent building - a worthy monument to the genius of Ernesto Basile and to brilliant and painstaking work of the restorers who have been doing a tremendous job of re-creating the interiors lost to fire. If you are an art nouveau buff then you simply...More

Thank Marassa
Reviewed May 28, 2018

We honestly ended up to the Villino Florio by accident as it is not very well marked on the map. However it was a great surprise to take a guided tour (for free, there is no ticket entrance) to this pearl of the Liberty. It...More

Thank davideroth82
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

This mansion was totally destroyed and rebuilt after a great fire many years ago. From the original inside, there are only few pieces, but the mansion is really awesome. Decorated and built in full liberty style, it counts of four floor (underground, basement, 1 and...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

A charming building, so well restored after a fire - but even the burnt bits look by design. Very friendly guide explained everything.

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Reviewed August 10, 2016

Off the beaten track, this beautifully restored Art Nouveau villa can be visited for free. Tours are given in Italian and, depending on the guide, other languages. Most of the interior of the villa was lost in a fire but great effort has been put...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2016

A staff member of the Castello della Zisa sent me there (Villa Florio) and said I would def enjoy it. He was totally right. It's a very beautiful Art Nouveau villa build by the wealthy family Florio around 1900. One of the friendly staff members,...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2013

This was a most important family during late 1800s and beginning of 1900s. They were also instrumental in starting the Targa Florio sports car races and Marsala wines.

2  Thank JanetRiben
Reviewed February 12, 2012

I always thought Villino Florio is the best thing in Palermo. Is something that belongs to another era,something that we can truly called "art". A piece of art inside the city. Unfortunately,like lot of things in Italy (especially in Sicily) this awesome piece of art...More

5  Thank Babym00n
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Hi, we went there in may and arrived while they were opening . it was around 11 in the morning.
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