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Villa Romana del Casale

Strada Provinciale 90, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0935 684148
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Valley of the Temples and Villa Romana del Casale Day Trip from Taormina
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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.
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Strada Provinciale 90, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0935 684148
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

Like Pompeii, this huge sprawling villa complex buried by a natural disaster (floods) was preserved from the ravages of marauding scavengers over the centuries. It is the best quality and quantity of Roman era mosaics I have ever seen. Excellent documentation in English and Italian...More

Thank safdave
Reviewed 27 May 2015

The title pretty much says it, but our tour was certainly improved by having a personal (licensed) guide for the two of us; you will spend 1.5 to 2 hours here marvelling at the quality and quantity of the mosaics preserved by unique destructive events....More

Thank sandbag7
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Like all the reviewers we were impressed by the quality and quantity of the mosaics - unbelievable the scale of this important house. Would rate this a "must see " on any trip to Sicily. We had a number of grade school children bus trips...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 25 May 2015

We visited Villa Romana and I was blown away by the quality of the site and the beautiful mosiacs. I have never seen such well preserved and extensive mosaics. It was well worth the trip and I heartily recommend any one who visits Sicily should...More

Thank cnrobson
Reviewed 23 May 2015

The long drive from Pozzallo to Piazza Armerina was definitely worth it. The Villa is very well presented, with walkways overlooking the amazing mosaics found in every room of the house. They are very well preserved and the overall plan of the Villa gives a...More

Thank MaltaFab4
Reviewed 22 May 2015

The Villa Romana del Casale will show you one of the biggest and best floor mosaics you will be able to find. You should count with many tourists walking the narrow walkways and you will have to spend at least 2 hours to see everything.

Reviewed 22 May 2015

This is the biggest roman villa I've seen and the most extensive mosaics. The mosaics are scene after scene of roman life and mythology. They're not as brightly coloured as some I've seen but they're easily the biggest. Drawback? It's off the beaten track -...More

Thank GreyTraveller69
Reviewed 21 May 2015

I didn't really know what to expect here as I knew it was obviously a ruin, and we only originally planned to pop in on our way to the Valley of the Temples, but I have to say I was really impressed and myself and...More

Thank Mrs_Groves
Reviewed 18 May 2015

This Villa must hold one of the best collection of roman mosaics to be found. Our guide explained everything well and brought it to life. The most memorable being in the ladies gymnasium area- 10 roman girls in bikinis! but there were meny others illustration...More

Thank Mustard_Staffs
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Its not only the amazingly large area of well preserved mosaics but their high quality that gives this villa a must see rating if your in Sicily. Situated in a remote sunny spot this villa must have been a beauty especially when you consider its...More

Thank CD
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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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25 May 2017|
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Response from GrillMeisterNYC | Reviewed this property |
there is a large parking lot at the Villa, also the resto on your way in with the wagon wheel is better than decent.
9 September 2016|
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Response from 877garyi | Reviewed this property |
Hi there its aboit 2 hours on the expressway sitting on 100 kilometeters per hour . Also a great town to visit is Masala which is another 15 minutes further on .......a beach side area. Food for thought Gary