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Monte Suso.Elena La Spina Mount Suso

🔊 Listen Near the Natural Reserve of Torre Salsa we can find the ancient city of Angiò, founded in 1574. Built on Mount Suso to protect people from pirates, Angiò dominates the present town of Montallegro. The site presents interesting archae…

Montallegro
Necropoli preistorica e paleocristiana di contrada Stefano- Ufficio turismo THE NECROPOLIS AND THE ROMAN VILLA

🔊 Listen Favara holds one of the most important remains of the ancient Sican settlements in Sicily, and the most significant evidence of the Sican presence is represented by the Necropolis, located in Contrada Stefano. The necropolis develops…

Favara
Necropoli Millaga-Alessandro Croce THE MILLAGA NECROPOLIS

🔊 Listen Next to Cianciana, in the southern part of the Bivona territory, we find the Contrada Millaga, a former feud, whose name seems to derive from the Arabic millaca (ملاﺣـة‎, mallāḥa), “salty spring”. The name, related to salt, probably…

Cianciana
Cozzo-del-turco-foto Fra M.-2 COZZO DEL TURCO

🔊 Listen A few kilometres from the town centre, in the district bearing the same name, it is possible to visit the archaeological site of Cozzo del Turco. The discovered remains allow saying that the settlement started in the Roman period, fr…

Cianciana
Case Bastione THE CASE BASTIONE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

🔊 Listen In the Villarosa territory, along the Morello River valley, there is the village of Case Bastione, one of the main prehistoric settlements of all central and southern Sicily. The many excavations carried out in the last years prove t…

Villarosa
Grotta bizantina di San Marco- Elena La Spina THE BYZANTINE GROTTO OF S. MARCO

🔊 Listen About a kilometre from Sutera, there is a niche dug in the rock of the Rocca di San Marco. Its walls are painted with polychrome frescoes in a Byzantine style. Divided into three panels, the painting portrays Jesus between the Virgin…

Sutera
Vassallaggi THE NECROPOLIS OF VASSALLAGGI

🔊 Listen Located along State Highway 122 to Serradifalco, this site was already known in the 19th Century, but the excavations started only in 1905, and until the ‘60s of 1900, they have returned important traces of the human activity, starti…

San Cataldo
Ponte Romano-2 ROMAN BRIDGE

🔊 Listen Downstream from the Gallo d’Oro Creek, in a suggestive and characteristic valley, there are two stumps of a big bridge, the so-called “Roman bridge”, which collapsed at the end of July 1980. The bridge, built over the Gallo d’Oro Cre…

Campofranco
VillaRomana1 THE ROMAN VILLA

🔊 Listen If, besides the many beauties of the coastline, you want to visit in Realmonte some archaeological attractions, you may explore a villa built almost two thousand years ago: the Roman Villa. Located about 3 km from Realmonte, the Roma…

Realmonte
Monte Saraceno- Elena La Spina-10 MONTE SARACENO

🔊 Listen The symbol of the city of Ravanusa, so much to become an actual slogan (“Ravanusa, città del Monte Saraceno”), this hill that rises close to town, is a place full of history, where nature and archaeology mix in an itinerary full of c…

Ravanusa
Caltanissetta_Sabucina_Graeber SABUCINA

🔊 Listen Every journey has its mandatory stops: if you travel in Sicily and you visit Caltanissetta, you must see the wonders of Sabucina. 10 km northeast of Caltanissetta, on the 706 metre mountain that bears the same name, the Siculan-Greek…

Caltanissetta
Gibil Gabib-foto di Salvatore Pirrera GIBIL-GABEL ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

🔊 Listen 5 km southeast from Caltanissetta, overlooking from the west the valley of the Salso River, Gibil-Gabel, the name given by the Arabs to identify the “city of the dead”, offers you the chance to  plunge into the remains of important a…

Caltanissetta
Necropoli Piano della Fiera .Elena La Spina NECROPOLIS OF PIANO DELLA FIERA

🔊 Listen North of the modern city, in the area of Piano della Fiera, the Rumanian archaeologist Adamesteanu discovered, in 1953, a very important necropolis, because it allows taking a journey through the centuries through its burials that be…

Butera
Rupe Atena.Elena La Spina-4 RUPE ATENEA

🔊 Listen The Rock of Athena, or Minerva, is that echelon mountain that rises not far from the town, towards east. Tradition tell us that on this isolated cliff, 351 meters high, arose the temple of Minerva; certain is instead that on his brow…

Agrigento
Parco archeologico Valle dei Templi-Ivano Mistretta-6 VALLEY OF THE TEMPLES

🔊 Listen The Valley of the Temples has been declared in 1997 a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The park contains an extraordinary monumental and landscaping heritage that includes all the remains of the ancient city of Akragas. With its 1,300…

Agrigento
Bregame 1 THE SETTLEMENTS OF BRAGAMÈ, GIRAFI AND CACCIONE

🔊 Listen In the territory of Montagna Raffe, the density of archaeological sites, mainly prehistoric, that return a picture of the production and residential features of the area, is incredible. On a first sight, you will notice on the mounta…

Mussomeli
Monte Ottavio- Elena La Spina MONTE OTTAVIO

🔊 Listen A pleasant place and home to the Montedoro Observatory, the hill (up to 533 metres) is a destination for hikers and fans of archaeology. Indeed, the area has various Mycenaean Tholos” and oven tombs that date back to the Sican period…

Montedoro
sette_meraviglie_sky_arte_1_agrigento Articolo Archeologia

Soluptat ipidion sequatum et, sequam quuntumquo invento eaquunture rehendipit invendem et aut moditate sum enducia nissimaion nam nonse netusci enimi, tempe nusda velibus vent aut as milibus solum idemolo rectatur? Nem et ut aciunt quid utendis molle…

Milena
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