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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 on a throne with child Custonaci
MADONNA IN TRONO COL BAMBINO
The wooden aedicule with Madonna in trono con Bambino - Madonna on a throne with child, by a...
Living Nativity Custonaci
PRESEPE VIVENTE
In the suggestive Mangiapane cave, periodically two ethnological events of great interest are...
Library on Sea Custonaci
BIBLIOTECA SUL MARE
Another cultural institution is the Biblioteca Comunale- Municipal library with a patrimony of ...
Cornino Bay Custonaci
BAIA DI CORNINO
The small bay of Cornino, ancient marine village of Custonaci, still has the white...
Mangiapane Cave Custonaci
GROTTA MANGIAPANE
In the territory of Custonaci, including the Riserve of Mount Cofano, there are numerous caves,...
Miceli Cave Custonaci
Caves
In the territory of Custonaci, including the Riserve of Mount Cofano, there are numerous caves,...
Living Museum Custonaci
MUSEO VIVENTE
The Presepe Vivente - Live Nativity Scene at Christmas and the Museo Vivente - Living Museum in...

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