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Alcamo

Known as City of wine and of art, it was the birth-place of the poet Ciullo, and is one of the most famous urban centres of the province. Walking through the historic centre one can admire the Conti di Modica castle, the noble historic buildings, the churches, rich in works of art (sculptures by Gagini, stuccoes by Serpotta, paintings by Borremans). From Mount Bonifato, from the Alcamo Wood Reserve and from the ruins of Ventimiglia castle, it is possible to admire enchanting views, the splendid scenery of the Gulf of Castellammare and the golden beaches of Alcamo Marina. The cultivation of the “purceddu” winter melon and, above all, the wine production, which has made the city one of the most appreciated wine making areas of Italy make Alcamo an important stopping place in the province and is also to be remembered for the age-old extraction and working of Travertine marble.


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The beauties di (en)Alcamo

Olives Alcamo
OLIO D'OLIVA
The town boasts the production of a fine extra virgin olive oil.
RNO Mount Bonifato Alcamo
VEDUTA PANORAMICA MONTE BONIFATO
From the summit of Mount Bonifato, the view encompasses the ample territory characterized by...
RNO Mount Bonifato Alcamo
RISERVA MONTE BONIFATO
Alcamo Wood Oriented Nature Reserve.Founded in 1984, it is managed by the Provincia Regionale di...
Mother Church Alcamo
CHIESA MADRE
Santa Maria Assunta Basilica or Mother Church Its origins are fourteenth century  but its...
Roman Kilns Alcamo
FORNACI ROMANE
The site in the Foggia district, at the mouth of the river San Bartolomeo where Roman kilns have...
Alcamo
SPIAGGIA DI ALCAMO MARINA
In the summer the beach, which is some kilometres long is appreciated by bathers because of its...
Alcamo
PIAZZA CIULLO
Main square dedicated to vernacular poet from Alcamo, Ciullo d'Alcamo (XIII century).
San Tommaso Churh, doorway Alcamo
CHIESA DI SAN TOMMASO
The San Tommaso church (first half of the XV century) is a small Gothic-Catalan beauty, with its...

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