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Piazza Armerina

Piazza Armerina, 94015 Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0935 982111
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Private Tour Roman Villa in Piazza Armerina and Agrigento Valley of Temples
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This small town features the elaborate Villa Romana del Casale, the former home of a Roman Emperor.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Piazza Armerina, 94015 Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As you approach, the town is perched on a hill. It looks fabulous. Once you get there you will find narrow cobbled roads, many are one way and many very narrow. People drive like there is no tomorrow and hurtle everywhere. There are few pedestrian...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This village appears in most tourist guides and seems a "must see", there are some spectacular buildings and sights, however it is a working village with no real pedestrian zone and small footpaths, and it is inundated with traffic. It has so much potential however...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing (large) collection of mosaics well preserved in an outdoor structure. There are reasonable English descriptions on most displays and it well worth the time. Don't buy the book at the car park ( after being told nothing is in English) as...More

1  Thank ce105wine
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

From the period 300-400 BC depicting daily life in an aristocratic Roman hunting villa. Fantastically preserved scenes of daily life and the capture of wild African animals for the Roman circus. Definitely worth a visit--takes 90 minutes. 10 euro entrance fee.

Thank James C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I spent the morning walking through the old town...just wandered around, a lovely way to spend a morning, away from many tourists, it is almost possible to imagine what it was like many centuries ago

Thank Leonise777
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Piazza Armerina is a beautifully baroque sculptured city, situated within narrow streets and the most natural peripherals, with mosaic decorations and friendly residents. Take time to walk in its streets to feel the tranquility of the place, spend time within its boundaries to view the...More

Thank Janine M
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

A very picturesque hill town with narrow winding streets, helpful locals, baroque buildings etc.... one way system better to park in a suitable place and walk round. We chose to stay outside the centre on the surrounding hills.

Thank anthea_london_10
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We have been privileged to see Roman ruins throughout Western Europe and Great Britain but nothing compares to the beauty of these mosaics. The site is easily navigated in platforms so you can fully view floors. The tiled floors look more like tapestries than floors....More

2  Thank daveandjeanbrandt
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Although it is a bit far from CATANIA you can easily get a coach from near the train station and get there in 90 min.It takes about 2 hours to visit the whole area and after you can have a nice coffee in the restaurant...More

Thank timmaz2013
Reviewed 30 January 2017

People come to Piazza Armerina to visit nearby Villa Romana del Casale and don't realize that the town is absolutely gorgeous and well worth taking the time to explore. Start in Piazza Garibaldi in the old section and head up, up, up on the narrow...More

3  Thank niteed
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