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Address: Piazza Armerina, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy

This small town features the elaborate Villa Romana del Casale, the former...

This small town features the elaborate Villa Romana del Casale, the former home of a Roman Emperor.

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Not much reason to go here except to go to the Villa Romana de Casales which is outside of town. People were nice.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming little city with beautiful cathedral and some of the kindest people we've met in Sicily. Good choice of historic places to stay, nice restaurants, good for shopping authentic crafts & food. Locals here are genuinely happy to entertain tourists.

Thank Linda_Op_Reis
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You probably only go to Piazza Armerina en route to the mosaics at Villa Romana del Casale but it is well worth an overnight stop in its own right. It is a delightful little town with a beautiful historical centre and the cathedral, which is decorated internally in blue and white, made a charming change from the baroque interiors that... More 

Thank Georgina J
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We expected a small Roman Villa but were astounded by the quantity and quality of the mosaics still in situ. I don't think I have ever seen so many images of wild animals and roman life in such a good condition. This place is huge and you need time to absorb it. They are still finding more on the estate... More 

Thank Janet P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not much reason to go here except to go to the Villa Romana de Casales which is outside of town. People were nice.

Thank Martha K
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The town might be worth a quick visit. However it was hard to walk on the small streets as there was so much traffic and there was rubbish everywhere. The cathedral area had some charm.

Thank AllanBLondon
Patagonia, Arizona
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this town by accident and were glad we did. Beautiful Duomo, Great churches, castle, other ruins nearby. Villa Romana del Cassale. Good restaurants. A great place to spend the night.

Thank alamoschica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Piazza Armerina sits high on a hilltop, with steep, narrow, winding streets and spectacular vistas. A little bit hard to find your way around, but really worth the visit; has a beautiful duomo, and the nearby Villa Romana is a must-see.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a well preserved Roman villa from the post-Christian period that was thought to have been used as a spa. It's well worth a visit for those interested in Roman archaeology but if not, one might be bored because its location is isolated not ideal for other activities. It is usually a day trip but a reasonably thorough tour... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Such a great place and not widely known about, as wasn't mentioned in our guidebook n just happenedupon it by chance but well worth the visit but do give yrself plenty of time for yr visit as its a fascinating place. Such in depth n painstaking workmanship went into the making of these mosaic floors n one can just about... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Like a lot of people we used Piazza Armerina as an overnight stay so we could visit Villa Romana del Casale, however, the city deserves to be looked at more closely, it has a lovely historical centre and the people here are extremely friendly, wish we had stayed longer to explore more of the city, will have to come back.... More 

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