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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

Tuna Fishing Castellammare del Golfo
POLO MUSEALE "LA MEMORIA DEL MEDITERRANEO"
The castle holds an interesting scientific-museum centre divided into sections: archaeology with...
Port Castellammare del Golfo
PORTO
The port is made up of the castle jetty to the east, internally banked, equipped with mooring...
RNO dello Zingaro Castellammare del Golfo
RISERVA NATURALE ORIENTATA LO ZINGARO
Part of the Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro Oriented Nature Reserve of the Zingaro...
Scopello, baglio Castellammare del Golfo
BAGLIO DI SCOPELLO
The baglio, typical rural construction with an internal courtyard, situated on the site of an...
Baida Castle Castellammare del Golfo
CASTELLO DI BAIDA
From the beginning of the nineteenth Century, Baida was a barony comprising a vast woodland...
Scopello, towers Castellammare del Golfo
TORRI DI AVVISTAMENTO
Panoramic Point Castellammare del Golfo
BELVEDERE
The coastal landscape in the shape of an amphitheatre, of the gulf of Castellammare frames the...
Castellammare del Golfo
TONNARA DI SCOPELLO
Tonnara (Tuna warehouse) of Scopello (Marfaraggio of the tonnara)It is said that the Arabs, once...

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