From Catania: Caltagirone and Piazza Armerina Full Day Tour
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- Visit the UNESCO-listed Villa Romana del Casale
- Uncover the history and Arabic culture of the city
- Marvel at the ceramics and mosaics of the area
DescriptionStart your tour with a visit to Caltagirone UNESCO World Heritage site, famous for its production of pottery, dating back to Arab dominations, with characteristic colors. Visit the historical center, the famous Staircase of Santa Maria del Monte, and the culture of pottery in the city. See the excellent colored glazes that adorn the streets, staircases, balconies, squares, fountains, churches, and palaces. In Caltagirone you will be offered the typical Sicilian snack 'Tavola Calda' from Catania, Etna's red wine, and bottled water. In the afternoon, head to Piazza Armerina to see the huge UNESCO-listed Villa Romana del Casale, originally belonging to a powerful Roman family. Find the best conserved in-site Roman mosaics in the world, including the mosaic flooring, wall mosaics, columns, statues, capitals, and coins. Return to the starting point around 6:30 PM to complete your tour.
IncludesFuel surcharge Snacks Driver/guide Hotel pick-up and drop off • Transport by air-conditioned minivan Lunch Entrance fees
- Departure from Taormina has an additional charge of 15€ per person
- Please specify any dietary requirements or allergies during booking
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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