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Custonaci

Sanctuary

Custonaci is the city of marble and presents itself as the first marble basin in Sicily, the second in Italy and Europe. The town is near an area of great naturalistic interest, the Oriented Natural Reserve of Mount Cofano, with rough, uncontaminated sea bays: it can be explored through pathways which offer panoramic views of unmatchable beauty. In the suggestive natural cavern of the Mangiapane Cave in Scurati, uses, customs and traditions of early twentieth century Sicily are relived during the Presepe Vivente – Living Nativity Scene (Christmas) and during the Museo Vivente – Living Museum (Summer). Not to be missed in the summer are the celebrations in honour of the Madonna of Custonaci, with the disembarkation in the sea of a copy of the much venerated painting of the Virgin Mary, the original of which dates back to the XV century, and is kept in the Sanctuary of the same name

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The beauties di (en)Custonaci

Madonna of Custonaci procession Custonaci
PERCORSO STORICO-PROCESSIONALE CALA BUKUTO
The Madonna di Custonaci, patron saint of various municipalities separated from Erice, holds...
Panoramic Point Custonaci
BELVEDERE SULLA BAIA
Panoramic Point
Madonna of Custonaci Festivities Custonaci
FESTA DELLA MADONNA DI CUSTONACI
The Madonna di Custonaci, patron saint of various municipalities separated from Erice, holds...
RNO Mount Cofano Custonaci
R.N.O MONTE COFANO
The town is near an area of great naturalistic interest, the Oriented Natural Reserve of Mount...
Tower San Giovanni Custonaci
BAGLI
The bagli (From the Arabic  bahal, courtyard) are rural fortified structures, typical in...
Municipal Library Custonaci
BIBLIOTECA COMUNALE
Another cultural institution is the Biblioteca Comunale- Municipal library with a patrimony of ...
Casa del Pellegrino Museum Custonaci
MUSEO "CASA DEL PELLEGRINO"
The ex Casa del pellegrino e convento dei francescani - pilgrim house and convent of the...
Sanctuary, paving of churchyard Custonaci
SAGRATO DEL SANTUARIO
The sanctuary with late sixteenth century origins, is the most representative monument of the...

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