Gela is a medium-sized city on the south coast of , . It is an ancient town, founded around 688 BC by colonists from Rhodes and Crete, and among the oldest continually inhabited settlements in southern Italy.

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Archaeological site
The Greek Baths of Gela are ancient baths which were discovered in 1957, near the Ospizio di Mendicità on via Europa, Capo Soprano, which date to the Hellenistic period. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
Bosco Littorio is a sandy area with dense vegetation on the coast in the comune of Gela, containing the archaeological remains of the archaic emporium of Gela, which dates to the period between the 8th and 5th centuries BC. is situated 3 km southeast of Gela.

is situated 3 km southeast of Gela. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.


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