Miniera di Salgemma- Elena La Spina-6 Mines of history and beauty

The mines’ future is in the memory of the toil endured and in the discovery of their places. A process of recovery and promotion between nature and culture  

test per video The confessions of an award winning chef.

The products of the territory, the bond with memory, the seasons and their scents, are the way to enhance the flavour and rediscover the identity of Sicily, still alive and always new.

Real Maestranza rev The tradition and a project for the future

The Real Maestranza: today, a solemn religious procession; yesterday, the militia against the Saracen raids. The Farm Cultural Park: art and innovation, to revamp the old town and build a possible future.

Realmonte (cava di sale) 1 Route 1 – Mines: from the sulfur to the salt

Another archaeological itinerary, but concerning the industrial archaeology of the mines, to understand their most significant aspects in one go. We start in Caltanissetta, visiting the Mineralogical and Paleontological Museum of the Zolfara. After t…

Cannolo-Elena La Spina-2 Food & Wine Itinerary of Excellences

This itinerary is not a physical path, but a tasting experience. To start, we propose a “sea” dish, namely the spaghetti in squid ink sauce from Porto Empedocle, a very peculiar recipe, especially to those who try it for the first time, with its surr…

Rupe Atena.Elena La Spina-4 Gabbara – Rupe di Marianopoli – Oriented Natural Reserve “Monte Capodarso e Valle dell’Imera meridionale”

The itinerary connects between them the beautiful track in the woods of Gabbara in San Cataldo, already recommended to industrial archaeology lovers, from Calvario (Contrada Giganna and Provincial Highway 149 to the gate of the protected area), throu…

Maccalube di Bissana- Piero Frisco-10 Maccalube of Aragona – Monte San Paolino Sutera

This itinerary is based on a landscaping suggestion. The two ends of the trip are places very different between them; for this reason, they are somehow representative of the innate diversity of the Mining District. We start from the famous Maccalube…

Scala dei Turchi- Elena La Spina-3 Scala dei Turchi – Oriented Natural Reserve of Torre Salsa – Eraclea Minoa – LIPU Oasis – “laghetto Gorgo”

This is an itinerary that offers a nice excursion along the southern coast, with four unmissable stops of the coastal landscape scattered along State Highway 115. We start from Scala dei Turchi (in Realmonte), to proceed with the Oriented Natural Res…

Trabia Tallarita-Ivano Mistretta Route 2 between the mining district

For those who want to spend more time exploring the mines we provide a map of some possible routes, not always easy, but certanly fascinating: Ancient Zolfare in Montallegro Mine Ciavolotta in Favara The mine La Grasta in Delia Gypsum quarries in Cat…

Gibil Gabib-foto di Salvatore Pirrera Archaeological Museums of Caltanissetta – Gibil Gabib – Vassallaggi

The itinerary is a way to learn about the most significant aspects of the settlements before the arrival of the Greeks in the area, and their position in an environment very different from the coastal one. We start from the Archaeological Museum of C…

Parco archeologico Valle dei Templi-Ivano Mistretta Archaeological Area Eraclea Minoa – Valley of the Temples – Kolymbethra Gardens

We can say that this itinerary is twice a classic, because it suggests three sites of classical antiquity, and because some of them are very famous. The itinerary starts from Eraclea Minoa, whose archaeological area overlooking the sea is amazing. Th…

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Obiettivo Operativo 3.3.3 – Linea di Intervento 3.3.3 A, Attività C
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