Attractiveness and dynamism. Rediscovery of an enchanting Sicilian landscape between nature, myth and archeology

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Sicily has always been a favorite destination for tourists and travelers, but alsowriters, painters and photographers who, at different moments and with subjectiveexperiences, have described history, city development, architectures and the beauty of thelandscape. A landscape that has been and continues to be, a source of inspiration for artists,poets and writers of all ages and origins. Our focus is on the rediscovery of the magicallandscape of the Kolymbethra Garden, within the Archaeological and Landscape Park of theValley of the Temples of Agrigento, a UNESCO world heritage site. Through amultidisciplinary approach, we want to know the value and varieties of the historic agrarianlandscape of the Garden - a place of cultural development and tourist attraction - and tostimulate the curiosity (inherent in the human being), creativity, and desire to explore inpotential users, but above all the desire to know and to get to know an enchanted place ofgreat attraction that has no equal
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 21 st IPSAPA/ISPALEM, International Scientific Conference, Venice (Italy) July 6 th – 7 th, 2017. Paradise Lost of the Landscape-cultural Mosaic. Attractiveness, Harmony, Atarassia
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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