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Tellaro Roman Villa (Villa Romana del Tellaro)
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Only in Italy could art dating back to the era of the Roman empire be unearthed in only the last thirty years. Discovered by archaeologists at a countryside villa and largely restored, its remains were part of a simple farm from the 17th century until recently excavated. Its most interesting details are the centuries old mosaics, lining its floors in faded colored geometrics and plant designs.

Though the original building was destroyed in a fire, the decorated mosaic floors remain. Some of the more intricate mosaics depict ancient Greek stories, with the work estimated to date back the 4th century. One of the more complete floors shows hunting scenes and African animals surrounded by a frieze.

While some of the mosaics are close to completely in tact, others have sustained more damage — but all are fascinating to examine in person. Because of its more recent discovery, the villa is less well known (and less crowded) than the mosaics than those at the villa of Piazza Armerina.

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Strada Provinciale Noto Pachino KM 1,000, Localita Eloro-Pizzuta, Syracuse
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Delve into ancient Roman and Greek history on a visit to both Neapolis Archaeological Park and Ortygia Island in Syracuse. Neapolis is home to some of Syracuse's most notable ruins, including a massive Greek amphitheater that is still used for performances during the summer months. Marvel at age-old quarries and a Roman amphitheater where gladiators fought each other to the death. Afterward, head over to Ortygia Island―a small island that serves as Syracuse's historic center―and nearby Noto, a stunning town filled with exquisite, photo-worthy baroque architecture.
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Noto and Marzamemi Day Trip from Taormina

Noto and Marzamemi Day Trip from Taormina

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Explore the south of Sicily on this day trip from Taormina to Noto and Marzamemi. Led by a local guide, head first to the UNESCO-listed city of Noto and admire its sweeping Cathedral. Afterward, journey along the scenic coastline and see the gorgeous mosaics inside the Villa Romana del Tellaro. Top off the trip with some free time in the fishing village of Marzamemi to swim, purchase a delicious seafood lunch or check out the Church of San Francesco di Paola.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Tellaro Roman Villa (Villa Romana del Tellaro) costs USD 60.21. Guided Tellaro Roman Villa (Villa Romana del Tellaro) tours start around USD 60.21 per person. See all 2 Tellaro Roman Villa (Villa Romana del Tellaro) tickets and tours on Viator.
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