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Piazza Armerina
Piazza Armerina
Piazza Armerina is a small town of about 23.000 inhabitants, road is found between Enna and Gela 117 encores covering SS 117 on the Erei mountains to about half. It is positioned to the center of a rich territory of water and vegetation which extends itself for thousands hectares offering the possibility of healthy walks in an uncontaminated environment along ways that they wind themselves through the woods and that they recall visitors coming from all the island. Some of these ways do a part of circuits well known by the nature and trekking lovers.
Piazza Armerina is Famous in the world for the Roman mosaics of Villa del Casale, the Aragonese castle has a beautiful baroque old city centre where Duomo occupies the highest position (721 mt), and everything about the ancient core, characterized by medieval narrows streets and beautiful Reinassance and baroque palaces, like Trigona Palace, and little far from this dominates.
The town old city centre is a history concentrate to be lived, rich of Churches, Palaces, Convents and roads, which takes back in the time and proposes us an unrepeatable past, but what deserves to be rediscovered.
Other feature of the town are the four Medieval Quarters one of which is the old city centre, also they rich of history, which contend for every year the Vessillo of patrona, Maria SS of Victories, in the palio of Norman during the Ferragosto Armerino.
Piazza Armerina is a town of art and culture, ideal who wants to spend a pleasant holiday at the sign of the relaxation. It is, in fact, a happy union between the nature work and the man's intervention. About 20.000 hectares of green and luxuriant woods mitigate the climate during the hot summer days and make it resorts ideal of holiday.