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Paceco

RNO of the Salt pans

An agricultural centre known in the past for a native variety of musk melon called “Cartucciaro”, it offers the visitors one of the most attractive naturalistic areas in Europe, protected by the WWF: the Riserva Naturale Orientata delle Saline di Trapani e Paceco – Oriented Nature Reserve of the Salt Pans of Trapani and Paceco, in which there is the Salt Museum. The neighbouring town hamlet of Nubia, which rose around an ancient watch tower, is famous for its salt production, its typical red garlic and its pizzutello tomato. Not far away is the Dattilo district, where it is possible to try the typical ricotta cheese cannoli and see the Invitation to San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph) which takes place on the 19th of March with the offering of a meal to three people representing the Sacred Family, in front of a votive altar decorated with characteristic bread. The interesting library-museum holds a prominent selection of archaeological finds.

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The beauties di (en)Paceco

Nubia, red garlic Paceco
AGLIO ROSSO DI NUBIA
In the dark and clayey earth around the salt pans, the red garlic is cultivated, a bulb with a...
Pesto trapanese Paceco
PESTO PACECOTO O TRAPANESE
Garlic is the most important ingredient of pesto trapanese, made of tomato, garlic, basil and...
RNO of the salt pans, salt harvest Paceco
PRODUZIONE ESTRATTIVA DEL SALE
Inside the Riserva Naturale Orientata delle Saline di Trapani e Paceco - Oriented Reserve of the...
Altar of Saint Joseph Paceco
U' MMITU DI SAN GIUSEPPE
In Paceco and the Dattilo town hamlet, the U'mmitu di San Giuseppe, takes place, a lunch...
Nubia Tower Paceco
TORRE DI NUBIA
The watch tower was built in the XVI century and restructured 1585 by the architect Camillo...
Salt Museum Paceco
MUSEO DELLA CIVILT└ DEL SALE
In the Reserve, there is the Museo delle Saline - Salt Pan Museum in the storeroom of a...
Playground Paceco
IMPIANTI SPORTIVI
The town council has a sports centre where football, light athletics can be practised and an...

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