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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

Mother Church Paceco
CHIESA MADRE
Founded in 1623, restructured in the mid XVIII century on the designs of the architect G. B....
Dolce meeting Paceco
MEETING INTERNAZIONALE DEGLI ARTIGIANI PASTICCERI
At the end of September, the local cake and pastry makers hold a sweet meeting, accompanied by...
Playground Paceco
IMPIANTI SPORTIVI
The town council has a sports centre where football, light athletics can be practised and an...
Museum of prehistoric civilisation Paceco
MUSEO DELLA CIVILT└ PREISTORICA ENTRO LA BIBLIOTECA
Includes books, the newspaper library, various archives and a museographic section with...
Landscape of the salt pans Paceco
PAESAGGIO DELLE SALINE FACENTE PARTE DELLA R.N.O
The landscape of the salt pans of Paceco connected also visually to those of Trapani, represents...
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...
Cartucciaro Melon Paceco
MELONE GIALLO
A typical product is the winter musk melon which is a type of melon which keeps for a long time:...

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