This website has been realized and is managed and updated by the work of the Centro Studi Iblei's volunteers and it does not receive any economic contribution from local Authority.

ITA ENG

Menu

..:: PHOTOS: The Baroque ::..

 
TRA LE PECULIARITA' DI PALAZZOLO:

 

 

HOME (The history)

 
AKRAI: The archaeologic park
 
HISTORICAL CENTRE
 
PHOTOS: THE BAROQUE
 
PALAZZOLO AND THE CINEMA
 
INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FESTIVAL OF CLASSICAL THEATRE
 
CLASSICAL THEATRE CICLE
 
ARTICLES ABOUT PALAZZOLO
 
HYSTORICAL PHOTOS
 
MAP OF PALAZZOLO
 
USEFUL INFORMATIONS
 
LINKS
 
CONTACTS
 
 

 
 

LINKS

 
Palazzolo Acreide
The city of Palazzolo Acreide (Siracusa). Useful information, baroque photo gallery, churches and more...
House-museum of Antonino Uccello
Informative website about the ethnoantropologist Antonino Uccello and virtual visit of the House-museum of Palazzolo Acreide (SR)

Centro Studi Iblei
Documentation centre about Antonino Uccello, the iblei area and the province of Siracusa and Ragusa

The sites of the peasant's work. Buscemi-Palazzolo Acreide
Intermunicipal ethnical-anthropological itinerary
Andrea Latina - Art
Official website of the sicilian painter Andrea Latina. Oil paintings and more

 

 

 


 

 

 

PAGE 2/5

 

Chiesa di San Sebastiano

Saint Sebastian's Church

 

Chiesa di San Sebastiano

Saint Sebastian's Church

 

Chiesa di San Sebastiano

Saint Sebastian's Church

 

Palazzo Pizzo

Pizzo building

 

Palazzo Pizzo

Pizzo building

 

Palazzo Pizzo

Pizzo building

 

Palazzo Pizzo

Pizzo building

 

Palazzo Pizzo

Pizzo building

 

Via Carlo Alberto

Carlo Alberto street

 

Via Carlo Alberto

Carlo Alberto street

 

Via Carlo Alberto

Carlo Alberto street

 

GO TO PAGE 3

 
Inclusion in the prestigious World Heritage List UNESCO "Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto": Caltagirone, Militello Val of Catania, Catania, Modica, Famous, Palazzolo Acreide, Ragusa Ibla, Scicli.
 

 
An archaeological zone between most ancient in the Italian panorama, with a beautiful greek theatre, roman-hellenistic road.
 

 
One of the most famous and appreciated attractions of Palazzolo Acreide is certainly "House-museum of Antonino Uccello). During the years of passionate and hard work, the Sicilian ethnologist, has collected and put in order interesting testimonies and precious materials about the life and folk wisdom.
 

 
The site hosts 12 large reliefs called "Santoni". It is the greatest sanctuary to date uncovered, dedicated to the cult of the oriental goddess of fertility Cibeles.
 

 
The ruins of the Norman castle and the surrounding medieval urban planning structure.
 

 
An historical center of great architectonic value, strongly characterized from a Baroque architecture, fruit of the reconstruction post-earthquake of 1693 and, subsequently,  from the season of the Art Noveau.
 

 
The religious manifestations like the festivity of S. Paul and S. Sebastiano, known in all the Sicily.
 

 
International Youth Festival of Classical Theatre.
Every year, during May, at greek theatre many groups of highschools students from all over Italy and the rest of Europe perform tragedies and comedy by classical authors.
 

 
The several exhibitions proposed by the House-museum "Antonino Uccello", the agricultural and food- Review of the products and typical food... and more...
 

 
Carnival is very lively in Palazzolo Acreide and is one of the oldest in Sicily. As well as the parade of the allegorical cars and groups dressed up, you may taste in various food festivals the typical Palazzolo's food products like the sausage, trout pastry, macaroni, cavatieddi (a typical local pasta) and cannoli.
 

 
A extremely varied landscape, with the  Natural Reserve of Cava Grande and the Natural Reserve of the Anapo-Pantalica.
 

 
The presence, in the beam of little kilometers, archaeological and historical important archaeological zone like Kasmenai, Ancient Avola, Castelluccio, Pantalica, the several bizantine churches, etc.
 

 
The St. Lucia watermill, is one of the four water-mills started by the torrent Purbella. It dates back to the XVI century. It is perfectly kept, plunged in an uncontaminated valley, shaded by oak-trees and walnut-trees.Inside the building is the Museum of the Millstone where permanent displays and millstones of different shapes illustrate the development of the cereals grindind technique, from pre-history up to hydraulic energy.
 

     
 

 

 
     
 

 
     
 

 

 
     
 

 

 
  -  


Centro di documentazione multimediale su Antonino Uccello e sull'area Iblea e le province di Siracusa e Ragusa. Visite virtuali dei beni archeologici, artistici, etnoantropologici, storici, naturalistici.

 


Andrea Latina
 



 

Centro Studi Iblei

 

Istituto Studi Acrensi