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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

Selinus theatre Castelvetrano
TEATRO SELINUS
The neoclassic Selinus theatre has a façade based on the temples of Selinunte with four...
Castelvetrano
MONUMENTO ALL'OVICOLTURA
Castle of stone Castelvetrano
CASTELLO DELLA PIETRA
A suggestive area of naturalistic merit, it conserves protohistoric remains and the ruins of a...
Trinità di Delia Castelvetrano
CHIESA DELLA TRINITA' DELLA DELIA
One of the most significant monuments of the so called Arab-Norman architecture. Built by the...
Aurora Festivity Castelvetrano
FESTA DELL'AURORA
Mother Church Castelvetrano
CHIESA MADRE
Dedicated to Assunta, it was founded through the joining of the fourteenth century Church of...
Black Bread Castelvetrano
PANE NERO
A real speciality is the pane nero - black bread, produced with flour from two different types...
Ephebos of Selinunte Castelvetrano
EFEBO DI SELINUNTE
Ephebos of Selinunte, one of the most important discoveries and one of the few original Greek...

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