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Address: Strada Provinciale 90, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0935 684148
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This 3rd-century Roman villa features more than 40 beautiful mosaic floors,...

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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Astounding Mosaics

This incredible site is hard to find and takes a while to get to, but it is definitely worth it for the largest group of Roman mosaics in the world. Hidden under a mud slide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Oakland, California
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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This incredible site is hard to find and takes a while to get to, but it is definitely worth it for the largest group of Roman mosaics in the world. Hidden under a mud slide until the 1950s, the mosaics and the huge villa's foundation have been marvelously preserved. This was a country retreat of one of the co-emperors and... More 

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Vilnius County, Lithuania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is MUST for those who are interested in history and ancient art. Mosaics are amazing - each room was decorated differently and You can see what was important for that period royalty (games, hunt, sports, gods, myths), how aristocrats and slaves were dressed and even see what purpose room was for. We've visited vila in the middle of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a few places you see on a trip that really make the journey worthwhile. This is definitely one of those places. The mosaics are stunning. For me to try to describe what will see if you come here cannot do it justice. The site is very well maintained and laid out. There are guides to hire on the... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stefania Sapone is a great guide. She knows the Villa intimately, has excellent English, and a nice warm personality. We highly recommend her.

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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this attraction on a tour of Sicily and were absolutely astonished at its magnificence. We have seen Roman mosaics elsewhere but nowhere near as good as these. The whole of the many floors was covered in beautifully preserved mosaics. Their condition and make up were just stunning and we marvelled at the masterful scenes portrayed before us. If... More 

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Or perhaps I should ask why I had not heard of it. Better than anything from Pompeii or Herculaneum, the best preserved Roman house one can imagine. Huge villa lovingly maintained with the most expansive roman mosaic floors in the world, beautiful baths, a gymnasium, and dozens of huge rooms. The grand hunt mosaic must stretch a distance of over... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is very good .. .. It is for the person who is interested in the ancient Romans and of course the main focus is on mosaics The other reviewers cover the main points of the villa well so I would add that:- It is an effort to catch public transport from Catania to the villa as we did but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd not heard of Villa Romana del Casale before I started planning a trip to Sicily, and the only thing mentioned was "girls in bikinis". I suppose this slightly saucy reference does catch the eye, but really, there are so many original images here, of life and religion in Roman times, it's difficult to know where to start describing it.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These are the most extensive roman mosaics still survived. Truly magnificent and probably the number one attraction of Sicily.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not just for archaeology lovers: the villa manifests impressive mosaics, well visible and with vivid colors. Although the travel is long (it is far from other touristic centers), vies , are nice on the way and it is definitely one of Sicily's "must-see" attractions

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