ME provincia: Nisi River and the gorges of the most holy

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There are about 1 hour and 10 from Catania and Palermo from 3 hours and 15

Fiumedinisi is a small village of about 1500 inhabitants in the province of Messina. It is located in the homonymous valley , on the eastern side of the Peloritans , The foundation of Fiumedinisi is traced back to the seventh century BC, when a group of Greek colonists coming from Halkida , attracted by the rich mineral deposits, he settled on a plain upstream of today’s town . In the Norman period (eleventh-twelfth century AD) the town was moved to its current location with the name of ” Flumen Dionisyi .” In 1197 the Valley of Nisi was the ancient theater of death of the Emperor Henry VI Hohenstaufen , the father of Frederick II during the Revolt of Messina antiSpanish 1674 78 Fiumedinisi was one of the few centers remained loyal to the Spanish Crown , who transferred the money minting druvidiale TCS but devastation and violence by bollaciani attackers. The reconstruction was the work of King Charles II of Spain .

TO SEE Fiumedinisi castle , the castle was built by the Arabs in the ninth century AD on the ruins of an ancient greek temple dedicated to Dionysus. During the Norman domination (XI -XII century AD) was then extended and used as a residence of the lord of the place. Palace of the Mint , in Baroque style , built in 1669 with the specific aim of providing the precious metal at the Royal Mint of Messina From the naturalistic point of view of particular value are the excursions to be made in the Gorges of the Holy you walk in a natural corridor , where Whether the passage narrows to a few feet, with similarities comparable to the gorges of the river alcantara , but thoroughly dry .

The day trip includes a visit to the village erticolata is complete on both the historical and artistic nature .

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active throughout the year

Minimum participants : 2

Individual tour : YES

Duration: full day

Difficulty: medium

clothing : from escusionismo , hat , water bottle , jacket, hiking shoes, camera

Pick-Up Service upon request

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