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Partanna

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Grifeo castle

Situated on a hill dominating the Belice and Modione valleys, Partanna offers the visitor suggestive views which pass over the surrounding green plains to the faraway maritime headlands. Like all the other towns of the Belice area, Partanna also suffered the devastating force of the earthquake of ’68. Today, however, it is a centre linked to a wine-making and vine growing activity with the production of fine wine, an important and fine olive oil, and a particular type of cheese based on sheep’s milk (Vastedda). Obligatory stops include the Castle of the ancient landowners Grifeo (which is home to a modern and suggestive Prehistoric Museum) and the recent archaeological park of Stretto district, where its network of deep Neolithic ditches has given Partanna the title of City of the Ditch Civilization.

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Valloni Partanna
VALLONI
The territory of Partanna extends between the rivers Modione and Belice. In some areas there are...
Madonna della Libera Sanctuary Partanna
PELLEGRINAGGIO DELLA MADONNA DELLA LIBERA
Another heartfelt religious tradition is the pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of the Madonna Della...
Onions Partanna
CIPOLLA DI PARTANNA
Partanna is the città delle cipolle – city of the onions which are red in colour, with a sweet...
Vastedda del Belice Partanna
VASTEDDA DEL BELICE
The people of Partanna produce delicious cheese including la Vastedda, a round, a stretched...
Civic Museum Partanna
MUSEO CIVICO
Groups together the ethnic-anthropological museum and the Museum of Basso Belice: the first...
Church of San Nicolò da Tolentino Partanna
CHIESA DI SAN NICOLÒ DA TOLENTINO
The church, although in a precarious present state of conservation, and with no roof, still...
Altar of San Giuseppe Partanna
ALTARI DI SAN GIUSEPPE
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