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Castelvetrano

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Castelvetrano has an interesting historic centre where it is pleasant to walk among the fine churches and noble town houses, (including palazzo Pignatelli) and the square system. Worth visiting is the Civic Museum which holds the precious bronze statue of Ephebos of Selinunte, an important Greek colony not far away, place of meetings and battles between the Greeks and Phoenicians. Here the vestiges of time (temples, acropolies and sanctuaries) mix with the surrounding landscape in the unique scenery of the biggest archaeological park of the Mediterranean. Castelvetrano is also a place not to be missed for its food and wine: here a characteristic “black bread” is produced and the Nocellara del Belice olives, a particularly juicy variety, which is low in acidity, flourish. Not to be forgotten are three pearls nearby: the sandy Nature Reserve of the Belice River Mouth and Neighbouring Dunes, the lovely Norman Trinità di Delia Church and the archaeological and naturalistic complex of the castello della pietra (castle of the stone).

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Ninfa Fountain Castelvetrano
FONTANA DELLA NINFA
A rare example of a vertical fountain with four basins, one on top of the other and a top niche...
Saint John the Baptist procession Castelvetrano
FESTA DEL PATRONO SAN GIOVANNI BATTISTA
To the patron saint San Giovanni Battista (John the Baptist) are dedicated the celebrations from...
Mother Church Castelvetrano
CHIESA MADRE
Dedicated to Assunta, it was founded through the joining of the fourteenth century Church of...
Trinità di Delia Castelvetrano
CHIESA DELLA TRINITA' DELLA DELIA
One of the most significant monuments of the so called Arab-Norman architecture. Built by the...
Black Bread Castelvetrano
PANE NERO
A real speciality is the pane nero - black bread, produced with flour from two different types...
Historic and Notarial Archive Castelvetrano
ARCHIVIO STORICO E NOTARILE
The Conservatorio delle Orfane (orphanage) in San Giacomo (XVII century) holds the...
Aurora Festivity Castelvetrano
FESTA DELL'AURORA
Civic museum Castelvetrano
MUSEO CIVICO
The small museum holds works of extraordinary archaeological, historical and artistic value....

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