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Archeology in Inland

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Archeology in Inland

Capodarso

Capodarso   Five kilometers to the east of Sabucina, there is Mount Capodarso that offers the possibility to admire other interesting relics from a prehistoric settlement that, perhaps, was...

Casasia mountain

Archeological mountain, at 730 meters above sea level, a center of the ancient Siculi people dating to (X a.C. ?) that today appears well covered by reforestation. On the slpoes of the mountain you...

Centuripe

Centuripe How things change! Centuripe, today resting on a knoll, almost forgotten by the frenzy of modern society, was at one time one of the most important Sicilian cities, certainly in the...

Cocola Poira - Pietralunga - Castellaccio

Poggio Cocola-Poira / Roman bridge of Pietralunga / Monte Castellaccio This area west of Paternò, behind the river Simeto, is what we will talk about now. The river, infact, has always been an...

Conza cave

E’ una grotta di origine carsica formatasi al contatto tra i terreni carbonatici mesozoici (circa 200 milioni di anni fa) ed i depositi argillosi. Queste rocce si sono formate da antichi mari...

Coste di Santa Febronia / Palikè

Slopes of Santa Febronia and Palikè We are in the area of Palagonia, where the oranges are a very serious thing, like the Tarocchi of Sicily, bloody red. These sites both deserve their own...

Disuer necropolis

Necropoli of Disueri The Necropoli of Disueri is a vast area of rock tombs from the Bronze Age (2000 BC). A very important area above the navigable River Gela, in wich there were a series of...

Entella

Entella Certainly a wonderful Sicilian archeological landscape experience. At the very least, it is impressive as the seat of an ancient people; the Elymians,that apparently were the survivors of...

Enviroments of Caltagirone

Enviroments of Caltagirone The area of Caltagirone is truly very rich in archeology, having had a human presence dating back thousands of years ago. The Mountain is located north of Caltagirone...

Forest of Rossomanno, Grottacura, Bellia

Forest of Rossomanno, Grottascura, Bellia (Naturalistic Reserve) These natural reserve place in Erei mountains, in the midland of the island between Enna and Piazza Armerina. Oaks, pines and...

Ganzaria mountain

The Ganzaria mountain is a hill located above the village of San Michele di Ganzaria about 800 meters above sea level, facing part of the southern most part of Mount Erei. It seems that its name...

Gurfa caves

Gurfa caves Spectacular stone complex from whose date is unknown. There are some who think it is from the Neolithic period (5th millenium BC) who attribute it to the Phoenicians because of the...

Licodia Eubea

The outskirts of Licodia Eubea This area is rich in archeological evidence, it was one of the bastions of Sicily at one time. Probably the most interesting complex is the Grotte di Marineo, that...

Maktorion

Maktorion (monte Bubbonia) A wonderful place from a landscape point of view, at 595 meters above sea level, this was perhaps the seat of the ancient Sicani city, Maktorion, from the 8th century...

Montagna dei Cavalli (Hyppana)

Montagna dei Cavalli (Hyppana) The ancient city of Hyppana, the “mountain of horses”, seems to have been right on this site, on the top of mount San Lorenzo at 1007 meters in altitude. It is...

Montagna di Marzo

Montagna di Marzo At 700 meters high are the ruins of what was almost certainly an important indigenous city that was later Hellenized. Their most important moment had been during the Siceliot...

Montagna of Ramacca

Montagna of Ramacca A place of much archeological interest, is the Montagna di Ramacca. It faces the Plain of Catania and at one time was full of people near the rivers and on the various...

Monte Altesina

Monte Altesina According to the Arabs, this was the trigonometric point of Sicily, from which the island was divided into three equal pieces: the Demone Valley on the east, the Valley of Mazara on...

Monte Altesina (Naturalistic Reserve)

Monte Altesina (Naturalistic Reserve) Mt. Altesina, with its 1,192 m. a.s.l., the highest summit of Erei mountains, feeds the main spring of the river Dittaino. On the summit, there is the relict...

Monte Capodarso

Monte Capodarso (Riserva Naturalistica) Di splendida suggestione, al centro della Sicilia, l’area è caratterizzata da una serie di emergenze naturalistiche e archeologiche. A valle di monte...