Archaeological Sicily

  • Archaeological sites in Sicily

    Archaeological sites in Sicily

    Sicily is an open-air museum! Let’s take a tour of the island, discovering the most important archeological sites.

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    Let’s start from the province of Messina: there are Villa Romana in Patti and Tindari Archaeological Park. The

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Roman amphitheater of Catania

By |September 4th, 2019|

Catania old town still resounds of the glories of its Roman period through the amphitheater situated in Piazza Stesicoro, whose only visible  portion was brought to light in the early 1900s 

The largest part of of

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Cefalà Diana Terme

By |April 11th, 2017|

Some scholars argue that the archaeological remains of Cefalà Diana Terme are a rare testimony of termarium dating back to the Arab rule in Sicily
The monumental version dates back to the Norman period, 12th century, and we

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Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica

By |October 12th, 2015|

This archaeological site is located not far from Siracusa on a cliff that overlooks the gorges of the river Anapo.  This area, as well as being rich in history is also a valuable natural oasis and to

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Valley of the Temples in Agrigento

By |October 12th, 2015|

The rediscovery of Akragas began towards the end of the eighteenth century, when the first European travellers reached Sicily, discovering an unexpected and immense artistic, archaeological heritage.

In a almost enchanted valley, full of almond trees

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Segesta and Selinunte

By |July 1st, 2015|

Want to learn about ancient Greece? Come in Sicily!

This old slogan of the 60s explains Sicily’s richness in Greek monuments. An excursion from Segesta to the Valley of the Temples through the Cave of Cusa

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The Greek Theatre of Taormina

By |June 17th, 2015|

The Greek Theatre of Taormina is the most fascinating historical monument of the “pearl of the Ionian Sea”. It is one of the world’s most popular tourist attractions, so that Johann Wolfgang Goethe in his famous “Journey

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