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Castellammare del Golfo

This town, which rises on the gulf of the same name, finds its identity in the sea. Founded as a marine trading centre for the traders of the nearby Segesta, watch towers and defensive bulwarks of the castle are reflected in its sea. And it is the sea where life is led, and which animates the summer evenings. In the surrounding area, archaic landscapes are still conserved, like the village of Scopello, set on a rock which overlooks the stacks and an old tonnara (tuna warehouse). Part of the Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro – Oriented Nature Reserve of the Zingaro falls into the territory of Castellammare where, next to the uncontaminated beaches considerable endemic manifestations of flora and fauna are to be found. For potholing lovers, the caves of Mount Inici with extremely deep “orridi” (ravines), underwater lakes and extremely suggestive views are not to be missed.

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The beauties di (en)Castellammare del Golfo

Museum of the sea Castellammare del Golfo
MUSEO DEL MARE
In an old fishermen’s house in the ancient maritime town is a small Museum of the Sea which...
Maria del Soccorso Festivities Castellammare del Golfo
NOSTRA PRINCIPALISSIMA PATRONA
Town Park Castellammare del Golfo
VILLA COMUNALE REGINA MARGHERITA
This beautiful garden, initially belonging to the Padri Crociferi (crucifix fathers), built on...
Sea bed Castellammare del Golfo
FONDALI MARINI
Cosi Ruci Castellammare del Golfo
"COSI RUCI"
Scopello, towers Castellammare del Golfo
TORRI DI AVVISTAMENTO
Red marble of Sicily Castellammare del Golfo
CAVE DI MARMO
Part of the territory is in the extraction area of the Rosso di Sicilia marble, used in all the...
Madonna del Rosario Church Castellammare del Golfo
CHIESA MADONNA DEL ROSARIO
Commonly referred to as Chiesa della Madonna di l’agnuni (Madonna of the corner), presumed...

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