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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...

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,...

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...

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...

Capo Gallo

The Capo Gallo Nature Reserve contains Monte Gallo, originally formed of carbonate in the Mesozoic era (225 million years ago) to the middle Eocene (54 and 33.7 million years ago). The mountain...

Caporama

Site of great beauty. The headland, where the ruins of a 15th century tower emerges consist of calcareous Mesozoic age dating about 200 millions years ago, which settled on the seabed in an...

Carburangeli cave

Grotta di Carburangeli The area is protected for its worthy and naturalistic cave. The cavity is found in the carbonate formations of the Quaternario (about 1,800,000 years ago), carved by the...

Castle-museum Beccadelli Bologna

Inside this beautiful, sixteenth-century castle is the Beccadelli museum which preserves archaeological finds from the area and above all from the various settlements distributed along the course of...

Conca d'Oro and Oreto river

La Conca d’Oro è la pianura (più o meno) sulla quale si adagia Palermo ed alcuni comuni della sua provincia. Avvolta da monti da entrambi i lati ed attraversata al centro dal fiume Oreto il...

Entella

   37°46'52.01"N   13° 7'28.26"E     A place of a poignant beauty, among the absolute masterpieces of Sicily that in one fell swoop...

Entella cave

In un contesto paesaggistico di altissimo profilo bucolico, tra i più eccelsi in Sicilia, ecco questa grotta carsica particolarmente suggestiva, proprio sotto il pianoro di Entella, sede...

Favara and Granza forest

A real paradise where they grow undisturbed oaks, oaks and oaks and, above all, suggestive secular cork trees among which those of Bosco Granza. The outer areas of the reserve are characterized by the...

Gemmellaro Geological museum

  Museo bellissimo, affascinante, emozionante ! E’ ospitato nelle sale universitario della facoltà di Scienze della Terra di Palermo. Andiamo a passeggiarlo tra animali di 250 milioni di anni...

Gibilmanna Religious museum

Tra le catacombe e l’omonimo santuario di probabile origine bizantina (VI secolo !), in un paesaggio fiabesco (i boschi delle Madonie), ecco il museo di Gibilmanna (dall’arabo “Gibel el...

Gole del Tiberio

Sono formate dall’incontro del fiume Pollina con le rocce calcaree di questa parte di Sicilia. Dal loro matrimonio sono nate cascate, laghetti e strapiombanti pareti ricche di endemiche specie...

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...