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Piazza Armerina's Villa Romana del Casale

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Piazza Armerina's Villa Romana del Casale

The restorations are completed at the Villa Romana del Casale!!

The entire Villa Romana del Casale is open for viewing from 9.00 - 19.00, but la biglietteria closes at 18.00.

Admission is free tomorrow for everyone!

For now, the ticket will remain only €5.00.

Enjoy these phenomenal mosaics and UNESCO site.

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1. Re: Piazza Armerina's Villa Romana del Casale

http://www.villaromanadelcasale.org/

http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/832/

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2. Re: Piazza Armerina's Villa Romana del Casale

That is really good news. The mosacis were amazing enough when the site was only partially open this past spring;

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3. Re: Piazza Armerina's Villa Romana del Casale

Is there a garage/safe place nearby to leave a car with luggage?

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4. Re: Piazza Armerina's Villa Romana del Casale

I left my car, with luggage in the trunk, in the parking lot above the entrance to the site. It was fine. One of those "parcheggiatori" fellows was there, but he did not impede my direct entry to the parking lot.

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5. Re: Piazza Armerina's Villa Romana del Casale

The Villa Romana del Casale is not located in town - The Villa Romana del Casale is located outside town.

You might park in town and take the shuttle out to the Villa Romana del Casale, but really unattended luggage isn't safe anywhere.

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Many take the calculated risk and leave luggage unattended, but it's a decision only you can make.

Here's the notice for free entrance this weekend.

www.villaromanadelcasale.org/index.php…

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Edited: 07 July 2012, 00:04
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6. Re: Piazza Armerina's Villa Romana del Casale

My husband and I will be taking a bus from Palermo to Piazza Armerina in October. Please tell us where we get the shuttle to Villa Romana del Casale?

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7. Re: Piazza Armerina's Villa Romana del Casale

The shuttle bus only runs during the summer, until 30 September.

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8. Re: Piazza Armerina's Villa Romana del Casale

jsk - The shuttle wasn't running when I was there a couple of years ago either. I paid 30 euros round-trip for a taxi to the site. I don't know if that's the going rate, but at the time it struck me as reasonable enough.

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9. Re: Piazza Armerina's Villa Romana del Casale

Call ahead and arrange the taxi service and settle on the price - Always agree and negotiate on a price prior to entering the taxi (3495109974).

The price is €25,00 return.

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10. Re: Piazza Armerina's Villa Romana del Casale

Thank you Vagabonda and jjkdc for the advice on the shuttle. I will call and negotiate a price for taxi to and from Villa Romana del Casale before entering the taxi.