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Piazza Armerina, Piazza Armerina

Categories: Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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3.7/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web
Piazza Armerina is a small town best known for the Villa Romana del Casale, the former home of a Roman emperor, which features many beautiful mosaics depicting scenes from life in the Roman era. The charming village offers you plenty of churches to tour and streets to explore, with dozens of small shops and restaurants along the way. Gelato shops often offer terraces where you can enjoy dessert and watch the town's activity. Before you head to Piazza Armerina, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Piazza Armerina trip builder, to make sure you see all that Piazza Armerina has to offer, including Piazza Armerina.
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  • 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 hist...  read more »
  • 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...  read more »
  • After having visited the Roman Villa visited the Duomo and many other churches in the town, which drive is very chaotic. We went to the information desk where there is also an exhibition of medieval costumes that are used in the reenactment of the palio dei Normanni which takes place on 12/13/14 August each year. In addition to the kindness of which many thanks, they provided lots of information and brochures on what to see and opening of many churches and Castle. Assolutametne deserves a visit the town. It's all free apart from the Roman Villa
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