The Roman Villa
Near Piazza Armerina is the Roman Villa del Casale. 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.
It has probably the most extensive and spectacular mosaics of the late Roman era anywhere in the world
from Catania Port
Pick up by your private Driver at the port and board a premium Mercedes vehicle. Enjoy a pleasant drive (1.5h) trough the extensive orange plantation area “Piana di Catania” and the wheat fields in the center of the island.
Arrive in PIAZZA ARMERINA to visit with your private local guide the well preserved ROMAN VILLA from the 3rd Century. It is among the most luxurious of its kind. Giving an interesting insight into Roman life at the time. The villa 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. Following time for a lunch break at a local Restaurant.