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Piazza Armerina

Piazza Armerina, 94015 Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0935 982111
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This small town features the elaborate Villa Romana del Casale, the former home of a Roman Emperor.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Piazza Armerina, 94015 Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
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"roman villa"
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"narrow streets"
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"lovely town"
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"hillside town"
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"nothing compares"
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"one way system"
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"mosaic floors"
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"by chance"
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"worth the detour"
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"great mosaics"
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"allow plenty of time"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Since this site was covered by 10+ feet of soil before being discovered in the late 1920's, much of the villa is preserved. Really incredible. Well done on excavation and preservation. Not to be missed!

Thank B G
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

The Roman Villa Casala and the stunning mosaics are marvellous. Rooms in the villa are linked by a corridor we were told was 65m long - and the mosaics on the floor are well preserved - these are not small mosaics, they cover large areas....More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

This ancient Roman villa is "a must" to see when in Sicily. The mosaic floors all over are stunning in their beauty and details. They give a unique insight in how the world of ideas and conceptions were at that time, late antiquity, 3rd -...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

May was an awful time to visit. The place was so crowded with tourist groups and school tours that we couldn't even get in. When we did get in, the line around the palace did not move and made for a very irritating trip. It...More

Thank Megan W
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here after the Roman mosaics. Walk up to the upper section. Great views of the valley from in front of one of the many churches, maybe the main church. Lots of churches here.

Thank Gcruik
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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

We were on holiday and this town has beautiful spirit. It is a perfect place to stay to explore Sicily.

Thank tanja784
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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Very busy with lots of coach parties which they attempt to stagger so everyone gets a look at the mosaic floors. The villa is large and has several levels. The rooms give a real sense of what life was like. Our guide was very informative...More

1  Thank Alison B
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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Nice little town near the Roman villa with useful shops and restaurants. There is a carrfour if you are self catering which is a superstore

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

An amazingly well-preserved Imperial villa dating from 320-350 AD, which was built as a hunting lodge by a Roman patrician, and is home to some of the best preserved Roman mosaics. The spectacular mosaics show subjects such as Homeric escapades, mythological scenes and of course...More

1  Thank FamilyofthreeSydney
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

Lovely town perched on a hill.....fabulous Cathedral with blue and white stuccoed interior...marvellous views of surrounding countryside...lots of narrow roads but there is free public parking within easy walking distance of the main town....

1  Thank olive c
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