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"G. Cocchiara" popular traditions museum

Museo che riporta indietro nel tempo, nella Sicilia dei pastori, dei taglialegna, dei carbonai, dei cacciatori … Nel museo vi sono numerose sezioni che ci raccontano di questi tempi che...

Adranon

  On the top of Mount Adranone, at 1000 meters above sea level, there are ruins of the Siceliota Adranon discovered by the Selinuntines of the 6th century BC, was then destroyed and rebuilt by...

Agrigento Archaeological Museum

  Uno dei musei più importanti del mondo che conserva soprattutto i reperti dell’antica Akragas, potenza siceliota del V sec a.C. Di grandissimo impatto emotivo sono certamente la collezione...

Alcamo forest

The reserve extends over the summit of Mount Bonifato, 825 m a.s.l., of calcareous origin, overlooking the city of Alcamo. In the area there are many amusements as adventure park and a picnic area....

Antiquarium di Monte Adranone

Housed inside the archaeological area of the same name, it preserves the finds of the homonymous Greek-Punic site (IV-V century BC) of Monte Adranone, including a series of prestigious bronze belts...

Antiquarium di Sabucina

The Antiquarium, in addition to the archaeological finds found in the area, preserves the sections and plans relating to the various areas of the town (from the middle of the Bronze Age to the 5th...

Antiquarium Iconografico of Capo Soprano

Located inside the archaeological park close to the imposing Timoleontee fortification walls, it displays photographs, ceramics, coins, ... found in the area. The photo shows a Tetradracma of Gela of...

Antiquarium of Eraclea Minoa

Si trova all’interno dell’omonima colonia siceliota e contiene reperti che vanno dal VI al I sec a.C.: vasi di ceramica e terracotta, monete di bronzo, metalli, utensili vari, sculture in pietra...

Antiquarium of Himera

Inside the archaeological park of the homonymous and very famous colony siceliota (destroyed in 408 BC by the Carthaginians) is this very rich museum. There are preserved the most remarkable finds...

Antiquarium of San Giuseppe Jato

The antiquarium, a building dating back to the end of the 19th century, exhibits some of the most prestigious and representative finds from the excavations of Mount Jato, were stood the ancient town...

Antiquarium of Solunto

Within the ancient Punic-Roman city of the same name, this antiquarium preserves the finds. Statues, capitals, architectural fragments, coins, tools, testify to the evolution of a civilization,...

Antiquarium Selinunte

Within the marvelous ruins of Selinunte is the homonymous Antiquarium, near the source of the Gaggera and the Temple M. Selinunte was founded in 650 B.C. and was thus called (Selinùs, in Greek)...

Antonino Salinas Archaeological Museum

  Il museo è ospitato in questo pregevole edificio cinquecentesco ex Casa dei Padri della congregazione di San Filippo Neri. A seguito delle legge sulla soppressione degli ordini religiosi...

Apollonia

Apollonia On Mount San Fratello (or Mount Vecchio) at 718 meters above sea level, there are ruins that used to be Apollonia, a Sicieliot (or Greek) city destroyed by Agathocles in the 3rd century...

Arab termarium of Cefalà Diana

Arab termarium of Cefalà Diana These spas are one of the few examples left from the Arab period. Beautiful pointed arches embellish this delightful place from the past. The building, with a...

Archeological Palermo

Palermo Archeologica Città meravigliosa, da qualsiasi parte la si guardi. Tracce di mura puniche e romane spuntano da varie parti della città. Di particolare suggestione sono le grotte del monte...

Belice river

La riserva si estende fra Marinella di Selinunte ed il promontorio di Porto Palo. Comprende il tratto terminale del fiume Belice e le caratteristiche dune(piccoli rilievi di sabbia trasportata e...

Biviere di Gela lake

      Biviere di Gela is the largest coastal lake in Sicily, and one of the main “rest areas” of migratory birds. From a well equipped visitor center branches several...

Caltabellotta

Caltabellotta A very ancient city, which is immediately apparent just after entering, where there are 22 tombs and grottoes of prehistoric origin. The necropoli are all over and Caltabellotta is...