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Salemi

On the site where once, the ancient Sicanian city of Halyciae rose, set on top of the Monte delle Rose (Mountain of the Roses), is Salemi, one of the most secluded and interesting towns from an artistic and monumental point of view of the province of Trapani. In the historic centre, ancient town houses made in the local campanella stone, and churches, the oldest of which is the Paleochristian basilica of San Miceli, the medieval castle and the Jewish quarter of Rabato can be found. Usually a quiet town, Salemi fills with people on the day of the festivity for San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph) (19th March) when the town organises symbolic dinners and transforms itself into a rich continuation of altars decorated in arabesque bread rolls and rich in allegorical elements. The many small museums are not to be missed.

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From june 28, 2019 to august 22, 2019
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Sant’Annedda Churh, painting Salemi
TELE DI FRA FEDELE DA SAMBUCA
In the small but suggestive church of Sant’Annedda, one can admire the eighteenth century...
Altar of saint Joseph Salemi
FESTA DI SAN GIUSEPPE
Salemi fills with people on the day of the festivity for San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph) (19th...
Pasta con la mollica Salemi
SPAGHETTI DOLCI
Typical dish of the supper of San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph) is pasta con la mollica, spaghetti...
Loaves of Saint Joseph Salemi
CENE DI SAN GIUSEPPE
An important event is the Cene di San Giuseppe – Suppers of Saint Joseph, with the meal offered...
San Miceli basilica, mosaic Salemi
BASILICHETTA PALEOCRISTIANA DI S. MICELI
In San Miceli district is the remains of a small basilica, a rare example of a building of...
College Church, organ Salemi
ORGANO DELLA CHIESA DEL COLLEGIO DEI GESUITI
The organ in the chiesa del Collegio - College church, painted with flowers and gold plated,...
Campanedda Stone Salemi
PIETRA CAMPANEDDA
The construction stone used in Salemi, known as Campanedda, is a highly cemented sandstone...
Church of S. Agostino Salemi
CHIESA DI SANT'AGOSTINO
The church of thirteenth century origins was renovated in the XV century and restructured in the...

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