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Paceco

RNO of the Salt pans

An agricultural centre known in the past for a native variety of musk melon called “Cartucciaro”, it offers the visitors one of the most attractive naturalistic areas in Europe, protected by the WWF: the Riserva Naturale Orientata delle Saline di Trapani e Paceco – Oriented Nature Reserve of the Salt Pans of Trapani and Paceco, in which there is the Salt Museum. The neighbouring town hamlet of Nubia, which rose around an ancient watch tower, is famous for its salt production, its typical red garlic and its pizzutello tomato. Not far away is the Dattilo district, where it is possible to try the typical ricotta cheese cannoli and see the Invitation to San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph) which takes place on the 19th of March with the offering of a meal to three people representing the Sacred Family, in front of a votive altar decorated with characteristic bread. The interesting library-museum holds a prominent selection of archaeological finds.

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The beauties di (en)Paceco

Municipal library Paceco
BIBLIOTECA COMUNALE
The library includes a collection of books, newspapers and the archives, and is an important...
Castellaccio Paceco
TIMPONE DEL CASTELLACCIO
Archaeological surveys of the surface of the area of timpone Castellaccio, have brought to light...
Landscape of the salt pans Paceco
PAESAGGIO DELLE SALINE FACENTE PARTE DELLA R.N.O
The landscape of the salt pans of Paceco connected also visually to those of Trapani, represents...
Baiata artificial lake Paceco
INVASO BAIATA
Nubia Tower Paceco
TORRE DI NUBIA
The watch tower was built in the XVI century and restructured 1585 by the architect Camillo...
RNO of the salt pans, salt harvest Paceco
PRODUZIONE ESTRATTIVA DEL SALE
Inside the Riserva Naturale Orientata delle Saline di Trapani e Paceco - Oriented Reserve of the...
Cannoli from Dattilo Paceco
CANNOLO DI DATTILO
Exquisite and enormous cannoli, produced in Dattilo must also be tasted.
Cuccia Paceco
SAGRA DELLA CUCCIA
Pi Santa Lucia si mancia la cuccia For Santa Maria the cuccia is eaten as recites a Sicilian...

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