Is There Anything to See in Piazza Armerina, Sicily?

Is There Anything to See in Piazza Armerina, Sicily?, Piazza Armerina, Italy (B)

After hearing such rave reviews of Villa Romana del Casale, I just knew I had to try to visit when in Sicily. To make that happen, the easiest way to get there seemed to be from a place called Piazza Armerina. This town in central Sicily isn’t especially well-known, with bigger cities like Enna and Caltanissetta drawing most of the attention. However, this modest town does get occasional visitors who stop in as they travel to the nearby Roman site. All of this is to say that I didn’t give much thought to the town itself before visiting Piazza Armerina.

Going in blind, I had no idea whether there was any sights to see in Piazza Armerina. With a free afternoon after I arrived in town, I decided to take a peek and find out. I’ll freely admit up front that it’s not the most impressive place I saw in Sicily. But that is up against some stiff competition. In terms of character though, Piazza Armerina doesn’t disappoint and that character makes this town worth visiting, even if only briefly.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Is There Anything to See in Piazza Armerina, Sicily?
Guide Location: Italy » Piazza Armerina
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Old Town
  • Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi
  • Town Hall
  • Chiesa di San Rocco
  • Palazzo Trigona
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary ‘delle Vittorie
  • Castello Aragonese
  • Villa Romana del Casale
  • Trattoria Al Goloso
  • B&B Giucalem