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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

The San Domenico church and convent Castelvetrano
CHIESA DI SAN DOMENICO E CONVENTO
Wished for in 1470 by Gian Vincenzo Tagliavia, the first count of  Castelvetrano, it was...
Aurora Festivity Castelvetrano
FESTA DELL'AURORA
Nature reserve of the mouth of the river Belice and surrounding dunes Castelvetrano
R.N.O.FOCE DEL FIUME BELICE E DUNE LIMITROFE
The reserve includes a large plain from which one ascends towards the interior through hilly...
Civic museum Castelvetrano
MUSEO CIVICO
The small museum holds works of extraordinary archaeological, historical and artistic value....
Church of San Giovanni Battista (Saint John the Baptist) Castelvetrano
CHIESA DI SAN GIOVANNI BATTISTA
Built between the end of the sixteenth century and the beginning of the 17th century, it was...
Castle of stone Castelvetrano
CASTELLO DELLA PIETRA
A suggestive area of naturalistic merit, it conserves protohistoric remains and the ruins of a...
Palazzo Pignatelli Castelvetrano
PALAZZO PIGNATELLI
Commonly known as Pignatelli, from the name of the family which bought it after the wedding...
Trinità di Delia Castelvetrano
AREA ATTREZZATA TRINITA DI DELIA
Significant Arab-Norman monument (mid XII century), raised again in 1880.

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