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Villa Romana ed Antiquarium di Desenzano del Garda

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Via Crocefisso 22, 25015, Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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+39 030 914 3547
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My expectations weren't too high for this attraction but it surprised on the upside. The quality of the preserved mosaics is very impressive. Also good examples and explanations of the underfloor heating system- its nice and quiet and we had the place to ourselves. If...More

Thank Victor S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I wouldn't go out of my way to see this, but if you find yourself in Desenzano, it's worth an hour. The mosaics are quite well preserved and the interior display cases have some items of beauty. Footing could be difficult if you have mobility...More

Thank jerseyjazz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit if you are in Desenzano, combined with the Museum of archaeology. Some descriptions are in English, though mostly German. & Italian of course.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good way to spend half hour to an hour. The small gallery area has some exhibits and explains some other Roman sites in the area like the grotto in Sirmione. The mosaics outside are better than any other Roman site I'v seen and some are...More

Thank brenhell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who knows what may lie under the ground waiting to be discovered. This Roman villa had mosaics to die for. So intricate and although not quite as bright as when they were first laid how fascinating to imagine the original heads of this household revelling...More

1  Thank bowerhawk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit.Should only take an hour to look round.Has very good examples of mosaics in a good state of repair.An hour well spent

Thank 61ThomasP64
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Well worth finding this little gem out and at 4 euro cheap enough. The ruins have quite a few really well preserved mosaic floors which also show 4 different levels of floor showing how the villa has been built on over the decades. What I...More

Thank Allan F
Reviewed July 8, 2018

This was once a lovely large Roman villa which would have virtually stretched down to the shores of the lake. From what I could see it was discovered in the 1920's and further digs had taken place over the years. Entrance fee was 4Euros. WC...More

1  Thank HampshireVal
Reviewed May 27, 2018

not far from where the ferries come in, tucked away in a quiet corner this villa is quite impressive. It stood for several centuries and there are some interesting facts on the signs scattered around the site. The mosaics are extensive and some are well...More

Thank TrevB56
Reviewed May 21, 2018

We took a ferry to Desenzano from Garda one day. The Roman villa is very impressive and the mosaics are quite spectacular. There is an entrance fee but it is worth it and the quiet inside is welcome. As others have said there is a...More

1  Thank sealdriver
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