Roman Villa of Grottacce

  • Roman Villa of Grottacce

Energitismo Insight

On the small promontory overlooking the sea are the remains of a villa d’otium (house of laziness) from the imperial age. It has been identified as the site of the ancient port of Panapione. Today you can see a rectangular room with an paved mosaic apse, a rectangular cryptoportico (covered passageway) paved in marble and culminating in a loggia (verandah) with arches. In front of the villa is a large semicircular shaped tank for the breeding of fish and shellfish.

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