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Villa Romana del Casale

Strada Provinciale 90, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0935 684148
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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.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Strada Provinciale 90, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stayed in Piazza Armerina for one night during our 17 day trip to Sicily so that we could visit Villa Romana del Casale. The exquisite mosaics have to be seen to be believed. The villa is divided into several rooms and all the mosaics...More

Thank gniteIrene
Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely fabulous tour of Roman times and well worth the visit. The mosaics here are not only famous but spectacular. The whole place gives one an indication of how an" important person" and family lived from 4th century a.d.and later. The mosaics have been preserved...More

Thank Kurangai
Reviewed yesterday

This site is vast. It is well signed and easy to find your way around. It has to be a walking trip to see all.

Thank Welshperson1
Reviewed yesterday

We had a great stay here. Beautiful patio with views of the old city. The owner recommended a wonderful place in the city wall for dinner. The breakfast was community style and we met some wonderful people who gave us tips on where we should...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited this incredible jewel this past July. I was speechless once I saw the amount of incredible mosaic work throughout the villa. We have visited Pompeii and thought that was amazing, but Villa Romana was so much better. It's much smaller in scale and...More

1  Thank Joseph N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This site of a huge Roman villa has wonderfully preserved mosaics with very good explanations. It's a bit tricky to find as the signage in Piazza Amerina is not good, but it's absolutely worth it to make the trip if you are in the area.

1  Thank hartmank
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having driven two hours to get here we were not disappointed. It only costs 10 euros entrance and it's worth every cent. The site is still undergoing improvements, but what a transformation. We could see all the mosaics in an ordered way on raised walkways,...More

Thank shirleym57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having seen one or two 'bits' of mosaic over the years, nothing prepared for the scale of what this place offered. Room after room of outstanding mosaic, very well presented. In fact the whole place really did give the impression of what the place might...More

Thank Pitball2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited with my 14-year-old twins in August and was bowled over by the beauty of the mosaics and the quality of the restoration. The way they restored it, putting up walls so you could see the scale of the rooms, and beautifully recreating the...More

1  Thank Rococobabe
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were unsure if we should visit because Piazza Armenina is not very close to the autostrada-but we are glad that we took the time(we were driving from Siragusa to Cefalu) The Villa Romana is outstanding-it is huge and the mosaics are well preserved considering...More

Thank Jocat1944
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msphyllis
8 August 2017|
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Response from ap_dsk | Reviewed this property |
Read only now, alas! Usually the tourist information centres may help you out.
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Lyudmila L
5 August 2017|
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Response from Rob_and_Kate_Scotia | Reviewed this property |
I don't know definitely but all the rooms are under cover and are viewed from a walkway so, unless there is preservation work ongoing, there would be no reason to close anything. It's definitely worth going - the mosaics are... More
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TheRealBollidear
29 May 2017|
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Response from annesof70 | Reviewed this property |
It costs 10 Euros and is well worth it!
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