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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...

Abacaenum

Few remains of the ancient Abacaenum but a good occasion to visit Tripi, a nice little town in the hinterland of Messina, with a beautiful museum of Abacaenum and a nice walk from the centre of the...

Adrano Archaeological museum

Solo la sede del museo vale il prezzo del biglietto: il castello normanno a pianta rettangolare, di 33m di altezza, del XII secolo Il museo ospita soprattutto materiale proveniente dal territorio di...

Adrano, Mendolito and the Saraceni bridge

In the western part of the province is the Greek city of Adrano dating from the 5th century BC. It was one of the most important in Sicily. Today it’s ruins are sadly encased in cement. What...

Aeolian islands

Aeolian islands     Le isole Eolie (Vulcano, Lipari, Salina, Stromboli, Panarea, Alicudi e Filicudi), arcipelago patrimonio Unesco nella parte settentrionale della Sicilia, sono 7...

Akray

  Spectacular Siceliota (of the Greeks of Sicily) city of the 7th century BC, Akray was one of the most important colonies of Syracuse and it is located at the top of a hill. There are several...

Alcantara gorges and river

The name of this river means “the bridge” (al qantarah, in Arabic) and it divides the province of Catania from that of Messina. The Alcantara, where in the past the Arabs tried to breed...

Ancient Noto

Noto One of the masterpieces of Sicilian naturalistic-archeology where both countryside and the works of man triumph. Ancient Noto is referred to thusly to distinguish it from the newer town of...

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 Milazzo

The museum has been built from the premises of the former female prison (1816) and you can still admire the thick walls and the six cells, today as many rooms, communicating with the corridor-entrance...

Antiquarium of Palikè

Housed in the eighteenth-century Interlandi masseria, in one of the most evocative places of the whole Sicily, the museum stand on the slopes of the homonymous archaeological area. Among prickly pears...

Antiquarium of Tindari

Inside the arceologial area, between the Basilica and the Theater, stands this museum that preserves the findings of the beautiful Tindari, first Greek colony and then Roman. Many objects, among...

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...

Archeological Catania

Catania is one of the oldest and richest archaeologic cities of Sicily. The problem is that lava has practically submerged a good many of its ancient monuments. Let's have a stroll among the...

Archeological 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 Siceliota epoch...

Arcibessi

Second Iblean summit with its considerable 906 meters above sea level. A dense pine forest cover sit and makes it extremely suggestive. On the mountain you find many nivere, refrigerators that were...

Argimusco and Malabotta forest

  A great and magic place. The best way to approach it is from Montalbano Elicona. Located between the Peloritani mountains and the Nebrodi mountains, the Malabotta wood (700 - 1300 m asl)...

Arts and popular traditions museum

Il bellissimo e interessantissimo museo è ospitato in uno dei più bei edifici siciliani: palazzo Corvaja, un’originaria torre araba (X secolo), alla quale furono poi aggregate altre costruzioni...

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...