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This small town features the elaborate Villa Romana del Casale, the former home of a Roman Emperor.
Piazza Armerina, 94015 Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0935 982111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very large Roman villa that has been painstakingly excavated. There are hundreds of fascinating Mosaics. Not to be missed. It was very full.

Thank Chris-Garrod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Villa Romana and amazing mosaics are of course your must have when you visit southern Sicily. But do not forget to come to the city. Watching the cathedral, the ruins of the castle and walking around the city are unforgettable during the Sicilian siesta, when...More

Thank Dorota J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This villa, whose beautiful mosaics have been protected for aeons because they were buried under the remnants of a landslide, is one of THE most breath-taking historical sites I’ve been privileged to see. But you definitely need a professional guide to explain in detail the...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 7 September 2018

This is definitely worth a visit. You will be rewarded with many beautiful mosaics many of which are in amazing pristine condition. Stunning. My children enjoyed it too.

Thank Stephnatpopbry
Reviewed 14 July 2018

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
Reviewed 30 June 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
Reviewed 30 May 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

Thank kirstinkristianh
Reviewed 28 May 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
Reviewed 30 April 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
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

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

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