Gristia Castle
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Gristia Castle

The ruins of the Gristia Castle are located a few kilometers north-east of the town on an isolated cliff of Monte Gristia which overlooks the valley of the Verdura river. In addition to the noteworthy masses of ruins, sections of the perimeter walls and remains of partially buried structures are still visible today. During the patrol of the area, although the luxuriant vegetation, the presence of ceramic fragments scattered on the ground (fragments of green glazed ceramic) is found as well as the remains of the wall structures belonging to the castle.

Medieval - XIII-XIV century AD

 Area of ​​Archaeological Interest art. 142 lett. m) Legislative Decree 42/04  

(Source text of survey form n.16 Landscape Plan of the Province of Agrigento - Archaeological Heritage)

Archaeological Heritage Sheets Landscape Plan of Agrigento

Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero

Information contributions: Web, Region of Sicily 

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