Villa Romana del Casale with the mosaics of III century a.D.
UNESCO site since 1997. Villa Romana del Casale is an ancient Roman villa of III-IV century a.D. The original building included 60 rooms among living rooms, event halls, baths, thermae, gym... for a total surface of 3500 sq mt (37,700 sq ft) fully floored with mosaics. This monument is the most important historical remain of the Roman civilization in Sicily and the widest mosaics collection in Italy with decorations, portraits and amazing snapshots of the real life in the Roman Empire. The mosaic tiles are made with stones of various natural colours that have resisted the wear of time for centuries and centuries. Visiting the Roman Villa is an extraordinary unique experience for the eyesight and the mind: a dive into the past with images of 17 century ago.
*** Photography Itinerary
Villa Romana del Casale and Piazza Armerina
- full day excursion (options and customized itinerary available on demand)
- Villa Romana del Casale - museum
- Piazza Armerina - visit to the Cathedral and the main streets with churches and monuments
- Lunch in a typical restaurant
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