The tour offers the opportunity to discover two splendid towns, which testify the vast artistic and architectural heritage of Sicily.
The Villa del Casale was built between the III and the VI century AD, it is part of the UNESCO heritage since 1996, representing one of the most magnificent testimonies of the late Roman age, rich of architectural and decorative elements.
About 5 km away from Villa del Casale is the historic center of Piazza Armerina, with a “fishbone” structure that gives originality to its urban layout.
You will discover a marvelous city rich in art, monuments, churches and ancient noble palaces, restored with the typical late Baroque sandstone, which together with the splendid Roman estate Villa del Casale, testifies to the remarkable value of the archaeological and cultural heritage, making the town one of the most popular destinations for visitors from different backgrounds.
In Caltagirone you will visit the ancient Cal’at Ghiran, or the Castello dei Vasi, a name that underlines the centrality of ceramics and majolica production typical of Caltagirone.
A tour of the historic center will make you appreciate the beauty of buildings and monuments such as: Palazzo Gravina, the Norman basilica of San Giacomo, the cathedral of San Giuliano, Corte Capitaniale, Tondo Vecchio, to culminate with the spectacular staircase of Santa Maria del Monte composed of 142 steps covered by majolica that connect the upper part to the lower part of the city.
The price includes:
- Pick-up and drop-off from and to your accommodation 09:00 – 18:00 (from Catania and surrounding areas)
- Transfer service
- Multilingual guide
The price not includes:
- Ticket Villa del Casale, Piazza Armerina
- Minimum group of 2 people
- Free for children up to 3 years
- Children up to 12 years 50% discount
- Discounts for groups