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Villa Romana ed Antiquarium di Desenzano del Garda

Via Crocefisso 22, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
+39 030 914 3547
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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“mosaic floors” (14 reviews)
“worth a visit” (16 reviews)
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Via Crocefisso 22, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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+39 030 914 3547
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"mosaic floors"
in 14 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 16 reviews
"preserved mosaics"
in 5 reviews
"hidden gem"
in 6 reviews
"information boards"
in 4 reviews
"local history"
in 3 reviews
"century ad"
in 3 reviews
"fabulous mosaics"
in 3 reviews
"small site"
in 3 reviews
"roman life"
in 3 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 4 reviews
"walk around"
in 3 reviews
"tucked away"
in 2 reviews
"town centre"
in 2 reviews
"underfloor heating"
in 2 reviews
"other attractions"
in 2 reviews
"interesting video"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

not far from where the ferries come in, tucked away in a quiet corner this villa is quite impressive. It stood for several centuries and there are some interesting facts on the signs scattered around the site. The mosaics are extensive and some are well...More

Thank TrevB56
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a ferry to Desenzano from Garda one day. The Roman villa is very impressive and the mosaics are quite spectacular. There is an entrance fee but it is worth it and the quiet inside is welcome. As others have said there is a...More

Thank sealdriver
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

This villa is well worth visiting. There is plenty to see of interest, not least the very well preserved mosaic floors. We went at the end of September and it was very quiet with only about six visiters.

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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Desenzano is a quietish town with nothing like the attraction of Sirmione, and if you look behind the cafes on the lakefront you find this hidden gem of a roman villa. The mosaics are extensive and of real quality, some of real delicacy, and this...More

Thank hfulton32
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

The site is worth a visit to see the excellent mosaic floors which have been carefully restored. The entrance fee is low (as seems to be the case with many historic sites) and it is located in the town centre.

Thank Oakie_Dude
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

We visited the Roman ruins and found they were very well preserved and interesting. There is quite a large area to walk round and some work is still going on. The ticket office man gave us a guide in English, which we returned at the...More

Thank dandjNotts
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Reviewed September 22, 2017

I've visited quite a lot of Roman ruins over the years but I don't think I've seen such an extensive collection of mosaics anywhere else. I was awestruck to be viewing work that has been around for nearly two millennia. I note that other reviewers...More

Thank CultureVultureCamb
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

If you are interested in history, you must visit Villa Romana. Very old mosaic floors and ancient walls. It's in the center of Desenzano.

Thank Christina S
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

The mosaics are some of the best I've seen. It's a site that's currently being excavated so I'm sure there will be more to see in the future. It's tucked away but well sign posted, there is a small museum but it's mainly wandering around...More

Thank ginnythomas71
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Excellent informative museum with an interesting video as well as pleasant staff and some mosaics outside

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