Maccalube (Natural reserve)
These are active volcanoes emitting gas and mud, and sometimes assuming an explosive character. In various parts of Sicily, these phenomena exist, but these of Aragona are certainly the most...
It was the seat of a prehistoric village, at the foot of the hill, as is evidenced by the numerous “oven” tombs or caves.
But the extraordinary thing about this site is the complex of rooms and galleries on four levels, often connected, constructed around the Byzantine era (6th century AD). Rooms, warehouses, silos, cisterns and stables open along the perimeter of this remarkable rock.
Inside the rock, fragments of pottery were found that were datable from the bronze age to the lower middle ages. This makes us believe that the site was occupied for a long time.