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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.
Antonio and Giacomo Gagini, Annunciation Alcamo
SCULTURE DEI GAGINI NELLA CHIESA DI SANT'OLIVA
The statue of Sant'Oliva is one of the masterpieces of Antonello Gagini (1511) and is...
Giacomo Serpotta Stucco Statue Alcamo
STATUE DI GIACOMO SERPOTTA
The church of San Francesco di Paola is decorated by a splendid group of eight statues,...
Sanctuary of Maria SS. Dei Miracoli M.S. Miracoli Sanctuary Alcamo
SANTUARIO DI MARIA SS. DEI MIRACOLI
Rises in the place where a miracle took place in 1547.
Church and College of Jesus Alcamo
CHIESA DEL GESU'
Scenographic façade (1684-1767), designed by Jesuit Dazio Alliata.
Madonna del Miele Painting Alcamo
TELA SU TAVOLA DELLA MADONNA DEL MIELE
The artistic byzantibe style Madonna del Miele is of great importance. The painting, on a wooden...
RNO Mount Bonifato Alcamo
RISERVA MONTE BONIFATO
Alcamo Wood Oriented Nature Reserve.Founded in 1984, it is managed by the Provincia Regionale di...
Church of San Francesco di Paola Eglise de Saint-François de Paule Church of San Francesco di Paola Alcamo
CHIESA SAN FRANCESCO DI PAOLA
Sixteenth century origins, rebuilt in XVIII century and annexed to the abbey.

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