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Castelvetrano

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Castelvetrano has an interesting historic centre where it is pleasant to walk among the fine churches and noble town houses, (including palazzo Pignatelli) and the square system. Worth visiting is the Civic Museum which holds the precious bronze statue of Ephebos of Selinunte, an important Greek colony not far away, place of meetings and battles between the Greeks and Phoenicians. Here the vestiges of time (temples, acropolies and sanctuaries) mix with the surrounding landscape in the unique scenery of the biggest archaeological park of the Mediterranean. Castelvetrano is also a place not to be missed for its food and wine: here a characteristic “black bread” is produced and the Nocellara del Belice olives, a particularly juicy variety, which is low in acidity, flourish. Not to be forgotten are three pearls nearby: the sandy Nature Reserve of the Belice River Mouth and Neighbouring Dunes, the lovely Norman Trinità di Delia Church and the archaeological and naturalistic complex of the castello della pietra (castle of the stone).

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The beauties di (en)Castelvetrano

Carnival Castelvetrano
TESTAMENTO DI " LU NANNU" PER CARNEVALE
Moments which greatly involve the citizens of the city are the traditional Carnevale (Mardi...
Selinunte Castelvetrano
PARCO ARCHEOLOGICO DI SELINUNTE
Selinunte, the Greek city founded by the inhabitants of Megara Hyblaea around 628 B.C. is one of...
Castelvetrano
MONUMENTO ALL'OVICOLTURA
Selinus theatre Castelvetrano
TEATRO SELINUS
The neoclassic Selinus theatre has a façade based on the temples of Selinunte with four...
Historic procession of Santa Rita Castelvetrano
CORTEO STORICO DI SANTA RITA
The Sunday before the 22nd of May, S. Rita day, the Corteo Storico di Santa Rita e della...
Palazzo Pignatelli Castelvetrano
PALAZZO PIGNATELLI
Commonly known as Pignatelli, from the name of the family which bought it after the wedding...
Civic museum Castelvetrano
MUSEO CIVICO
The small museum holds works of extraordinary archaeological, historical and artistic value....
Freworks Festival Castelvetrano
FESTEGGIAMENTI DEL SACRO CUORE DI MARIA
In the penultimate week of August, there is the sardiata, a big feast of blue fish, offered by...

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