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Address: Strada Provinciale 90, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0935 684148
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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This 3rd-century Roman villa features more than 40 beautiful mosaic floors,...

This 3rd-century Roman villa features more than 40 beautiful mosaic floors, making it one of the most cherished open-air museums in the region.

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The most fantanstic Roman mosaics you will ever see!

These mosaics are spectacular,they provide a fascinating insight into Arisocratic Roman life. The colours are the colours of the rocks that were used for the tiles and some are... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2014
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Reviewed 27 October 2014

These mosaics are spectacular,they provide a fascinating insight into Arisocratic Roman life. The colours are the colours of the rocks that were used for the tiles and some are less bright than others but each scene has something interesting to offer. One room is particularly enchanting showing 4 chariots drawn by birds and driven by children but the most spectacular... More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2014 via mobile

Visited here as part of an organised day out from Taormina and even though it's a looooong journey it was worth every Euro and every mile spent getting there. The Villa is interesting from the word go. Beautiful mosaics in nearly every room and you can't help but wonder how long they took to do. One room is over a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2014

It was an amazing display of over 60 rooms well displayed as you walk around on a raised platform so you are able to look down on the floors. A lot of tour buses visit this sight so you can expect a lot of people. It is just something not to be missed if you are in the area. Buy... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 21 October 2014

OK, I've travelled a lot and have seen a lot of ancient sites but this one is really special. The 2000 year old villa is a huge mansion with most of its mosaic floors intact. The gov't spent several years building a beautiful building around the site and does an amazing job at giving you the feel as if the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 October 2014

Spent several hours walking around this villa, it is apparently one of the best remaining examples of mosaic art from ancient Roman times. Stunning mosaic artwork, really is worth the trip. As another reviewer mentioned try to tag along to one of the tour guides for more information on the mosaics as there are stories in the art. Asking why... More 

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 October 2014

One of the best things to see in Sicily, just amazing to see the skill and dedication of people from so many years ago. Still in such exceptional condition. Best to go at nearly lunch time as early to mid morning it is very crowded because of so many coach tours visiting. Tag onto what the guides are describing to... More 

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Reviewed 18 October 2014

The Villa del Casale is about 5km outside the town of Piazza Armerina but is well-indicated. If you're driving, there is no other way to get to the Villa than through the town, unless you're a native and know the back roads. Our GPS with a Google Map was iffy at best. However, once there, the site is very well... More 

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Reviewed 18 October 2014

much bigger and more mosaics than we expected The mosaics were well described and the area was well kept. The bar and snacks were good and reasonably priced unusual for a venue with a captive audience. October was a good time to visit would not recommend it in full summer.

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Reviewed 17 October 2014

I still dont understand why would anyone make a special trip to see that place! Yes, its old and mosaic is interesting, but to make a special trip! and pay 14 euro per person!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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Reviewed 16 October 2014

This is a must see when touring Sicily. It's a wonderfully preserved Roman villa. It was amazing how large it was. The mosaics are breathtaking and in it's day it must have been wonderful!! It is worth the price of admission and takes about 1-2 hours to see it all.

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