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Day Trips in Italy - Sicily

The provinces in Sicily: Agrigento, Caltanissetta, Catania, Enna, Messina, Palermo, Ragusa, Syracuse, Trapani.

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Ancient Roman

Roman Villa of Casale

The Roman Villa of Casale (Villa Romana del Casale), the remains of a villa built in the 4th century as a summer home for a member of the Imperial family, contains one of the best collections of Roman mosaics in the world. An open sided b...Read more

Italy - Sicily - Enna - Piazza Armerina
Ancient Roman - UNESCO World Heritage Site, Villa, Mosaic Floor

Ancient Greek

Segesta

Segesta was an ancient city built in the 5th century BC. You can visit the remains of the city, the Greek Theater and a well preserved Doric temple. The temple has six by fourteen columns and was never finished. The setting of the temple, on a hil...Read more

Italy - Sicily - Trapani - Calatafimi-Segesta
Ancient Greek - Temple, Theatre

Selinunte

Selinunte, founded in 7th century BC, was one of the most important Greek colonies in Sicily. The town (Acropolis) and the temples were built in the 6th century BC. In 409 BC Selinunte was attached by the Carthaginians. After that defense walls we...Read more

Italy - Sicily - Trapani - Marinella di Selinunte
Ancient Greek - Temple, Town

Syracuse Archaeological Park

The Syracuse Archaeological Park, also called the Archaeological Park of Neapolis (Parco Archeologico della Neapolis), is in the northern part of the Neapolis quarter, one of the five areas of Syracuse in the Greek and Romans periods. The...Read more

Italy - Sicily - Syracuse - Syracuse
Ancient Greek - Theatre, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Valley of the Temples

The Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi) sits below the modern city of Agrigento. The ancient city of Agrigento was a Greek colony in the 6th century BC and became one of the leading cities in the Ancient Greek world. Doric temples we...Read more

Italy - Sicily - Agrigento - Agrigento
Ancient Greek - Temple, UNESCO World Heritage Site

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