Things to do, attractions, interesting facts
Useful information to fully enjoy your visit to Piazza Armerina. Attractions to see, Traditional Festival, events and things to do to have fun, food to taste, which items to buy, which interesting facts to know and where to stay on vacation in Piazza Armerina.
Piazza Armerina is famous and known throughout the world for the splendid mosaics of the Villa Romana del Casale, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The city of Piazza Armerina has a splendid baroque historic center, presided over by the imposing Duomo which occupies the highest position of the city.
The ancient nucleus has the characteristic small medieval streets, the beautiful Renaissance and Baroque palaces, and the majestic Aragonese Castle.
What to see
Attractions to see in Piazza Armerina
Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Piazza Armerina
The Golden Kingdom Docu-fiction Piazza Armerina
Piazza Armerina was chosen as the location and film set for most of the scenes of the docu-film the Golden Kingdom directed by Klaus Steindl.
Piazza Armerina and the first bikini in history
The Bikini was notoriously born in France in 1946, but few know that in Sicily it was already used in the I-II second AD.
Image of the Madonna della Vittoria in Piazza Armerina
History and legend intertwine around the origin and the discovery of an image of the Madonna and Child.
Legend of the Black Gorgo
The legend of the Black Gorgo tells of a bubbling pond of sulphurous waters used to settle disputes or to establish a truth.
In Piazza Armerina an alloglot variety is spoken which bears witness to the long and articulated history of this village.
Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Piazza Armerina. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!