The island of Giannutri was 'Rifiugio' since the Etruscan and Roman. Lying on the seabed shipwrecks of merchant ships that testify commerciocon the mainland. The Roman era has conspicuously left the Villa Domizia, with a huge terrace directly accessible from the sea by a staircase. Their floors were decorated with marble and mosaics of delicate workmanship in black and white, three lounges even had the heating system, quarters for the slaves, spas, outbuildings. It 'still visible piping system and tanks distributed throughout the island rainwater collection, or one imported from the mainland. Since summer 2015, after a careful restoration has returned the Roman Villa can be visited with guides.

 



The Roman villa in Giannutri will be open for visits by appointment for groups also in the autumn / winter up until the end of April, in the days when Maregiglio make the line (MER-SAT-SUN) departing at 10:00 from PS Stefano and return from Giannutri at 16:00 (weather permitting). Booking is essential and you need to contact our offices: Mon to Sat from 09:00 to 16:00 (all day) DOM from 09:00 to 15:00 hours (all day). Tel: 0565 908231 e-mail: info@parcoarcipelago.info


Source information: http://www.giglionews.it/ [Update November 2016]

Isola di Giannutri, Villa Romana / Foto di Sergio Giorgi/Giglio News
Isola di Giannutri, Villa Romana / Foto di Sergio Giorgi/Giglio News
Isola di Giannutri, Villa Romana / Foto di Sergio Giorgi/Giglio News
Isola di Giannutri, Villa Romana / Foto di Sergio Giorgi/Giglio News
Isola di Giannutri, Villa Romana / Foto di Sergio Giorgi/Giglio News
Isola di Giannutri, Villa Romana / Foto di Sergio Giorgi/Giglio News
Isola di Giannutri, Villa Romana / Foto di Sergio Giorgi/Giglio News