Piazza Armerina is a small town 2 hours by road from Palermo.
The town is famous chiefly for its Roman mosaics in the Villa Romana del Casale, about 3 kilometers (2 miles) to the southwest, and has a range of significant architecture.
A site of great artistic and archaeological interest, dating back to the fourth century.
Inside, you can admire the largest collection of Roman mosaics best preserved in the world, characterized by the depiction of mythological stories, hunting scenes, banquets, moments of daily life: real encyclopedias of antiquity.
Next, head to the historical center of Taormina for a self-guided visit.
Admire the Ionian coast on one side and Mount Etna on the other, immersed in a picturesque atmosphere.
Visit the elegant avenue that separates the medieval city gates, Porta Catania and Porta Messina, walk down the alleys, and see the Greek theater. After your visit to Taormina, jump back on board for the return trip to Palermo.