Piazza Armerina

This city, situated on three hills at 721 m. altitude is a famous tourist resort and a great location on Erei surrounded by forests of pine and eucalyptus.

Enjoyed its heyday in the Middle Ages, under the reign Normano. It took an active part in the events of the history of Sicily, Piazza Armerina has preserved interesting monuments of the time Norman and Aragonese, but it owes its fame to the discovery in 1950 of the Villa Romana del Casale.

Piazza Armerina is full of charm and appeal, through the maze of narrow streets, without significant monuments remains a key tourist destination for visitors to Sicily.

As we have said previously the principal curiosities of this city is the Roman villa at Casale situated at the foot of Mount Mago. The Roman villa is part of the great archaeological sites in Italy, with a significant volume of tourism, valued for its floors are among the largest and most beautiful of the Roman, whose technique, style and imagery reminiscent of the floor of North Africa .

The villa is protected by complex protection works to protect the wonderful mosaics from severe weather.

Located only 1:30 from the Bed & Breakfast Opera