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This small town features the elaborate Villa Romana del Casale, the former home of a Roman Emperor.
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Piazza Armerina, 94015 Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

The mosaics are non religious and reflect life in the Roman empire like nowhere else. The huge mosaic showing the capture of animals in Africa and their being loaded onto ships for transport to Italy is a stunner. Even shows a worker (slave) being disciplined...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank PeteanDi
Reviewed 2 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Chris-Garrod
Reviewed 25 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dorota J
Reviewed 16 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Helen M
Reviewed 6 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Stephnatpopbry
Reviewed 13 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!

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kirstinkristianh
Reviewed 27 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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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