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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%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Strada Provinciale 90, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0935 684148
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After 40+ years of travel and having seen dozens of Roman sites with mosaics, this is by far the most comprehensive I have come across. Not just because of the fact that they are relatively intact, but also the sheer variety of subjects depicted. The...More

Thank Nicol05
Reviewed 3 days ago

Incredible site with amazingly preserved mosaics throughout. It's a bit overwhelming in scope, so be prepared to spend a least a couple of hours. The superstructure that has been installed over the ruins, to protect it, gives a pretty good impression of what the villa...More

Thank not-a-redshirt
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In November there were no lines. Good to visit also in the rain since it is covered. I have sought out Roman and Greek ruins throughout Europe and the Middle East and can say the mosaics are amount the best in the world. The wealth...More

Thank JNanninga
Reviewed 4 days ago

We drove 8 km southeast on a well posted narrow road descending from our B&B Diana. After taking a parking ticket, we entered a huge lot, then walked passed a number of closed souvenir shops, walking up to the toilet and entry. After paying our...More

Thank Gene J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Such beautifully preserved mosaics, and LOTS of them! Roman life brought to life, right before your eyes. If available, take time to walk through and read all the cards explaining the different rooms and ways of life. Worth the effort!

Thank volleygirl44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must see it!!! A place where you can imagine the Roman life in fact it is all about in wonderful mosaics.

Thank tanja784
Reviewed 1 week ago

This villa was owned and built by "someone important". The mosaics and buildings are so incredibly detailed and beautifully executed. The scenes depicted show how life was in the days of the Roman Empire - the colours and vivid detail of it all has to...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this amazing villa on our 2 week holiday in Sicily. I have never seen such incredibly detailed and colourful mosaics before - they were buried for thousands of years under mud and have been restored and opened to the public. Get there early...More

Thank Jennie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extraordinary mosaics relatively well explained in English along the raised walk above the rooms. It is difficult to understand how such an advanced civilization with forward thinking ideas fizzled out.

Thank dalepaints
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you cant express to people in words how good this attraction is. and so much of it in fantastic condition. how wealthy were these guys? parking is 3 euros extra

Thank hairbill
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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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