Private Discover Tour of a World Heritage Site in Sicily: the Mosaics of the Roman Villa in Piazza Armerina
The Roman Villa del Casale in Piazza Armerina
It has probably the most extensive and spectacular mosaics of the late Roman era anywhere in the world. North African art influenced style, both in composition. And the choice of colorful polychrome materials. It is the tremendous variety of styles that make the mosaics so intriguing. Mythological scenes, animals and birds, hunting and music. The owners lived in luxury. The villa had its own private thermae, a reception hall, large restrooms and living rooms.
Starting from Palermo with your Guide Driver. Drive to PIAZZA ARMERINA to visit the well preserved ROMAN VILLA from the 3rd Century. Which is among the most luxurious of its kind, giving an interesting insight into Roman life at the time. It is especially noteworthy for the richness and excellent quality of the mosaics which decorate almost every room. The mosaics include a long hunting scene, the famous sporting “bikini girls”. And many classical and geometrical examples.
duration 8 h • from € 135
- Guided tour inside the Roman Villa.
- English speaking Guide Driver.
- Comfortable Transport by Top Class Mercedes Minivan.
- Parking/Highway fees.
- Pick up/ Drop off at the hotel.
- Admission fees in general.
- Meals & Beverages.
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