is a small town in the Enna province, standing about 970m asl. It
boasts ancient roots. Relics dating from between the 4th and the
2nd century BC have been discovered across its territory. Other
relics from the Bronze age have been recovered from a prehistoric
settlement. The zone was the scene of a big fight between the Arabs
and the Normans, the latter ultimately winning.
buildings in town are of cultural and historical interest. Among
these, are the Chiesa del Carmine and the Abbazia di San Benedetto,
decorated with an endless number of stuccoes and a painting of Virgin
of the Assumption by Rapisardi.
Mother Church, dedicated to Sant’Ambrogio, contains various
works of art such as a statue representing the Virgin of the Holy
the city environs are sites of naturalistic interest such as the
artificial lake Ancipa, created by a dam on river Troina, between
the Rocca dell’Ancipa and the Rocca di Mania.
Villa Romana Del Casale
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