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Castellammare del Golfo

This town, which rises on the gulf of the same name, finds its identity in the sea. Founded as a marine trading centre for the traders of the nearby Segesta, watch towers and defensive bulwarks of the castle are reflected in its sea. And it is the sea where life is led, and which animates the summer evenings. In the surrounding area, archaic landscapes are still conserved, like the village of Scopello, set on a rock which overlooks the stacks and an old tonnara (tuna warehouse). Part of the Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro – Oriented Nature Reserve of the Zingaro falls into the territory of Castellammare where, next to the uncontaminated beaches considerable endemic manifestations of flora and fauna are to be found. For potholing lovers, the caves of Mount Inici with extremely deep “orridi” (ravines), underwater lakes and extremely suggestive views are not to be missed.

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The beauties di (en)Castellammare del Golfo

Steps Castellammare del Golfo
ANTICHE SCALINATE
Even today, steps link the different quarters and lead down to the sea.
Scopello, baglio Castellammare del Golfo
BAGLIO DI SCOPELLO
The baglio, typical rural construction with an internal courtyard, situated on the site of an...
Madonna del Rosario Church Castellammare del Golfo
CHIESA MADONNA DEL ROSARIO
Commonly referred to as Chiesa della Madonna di l’agnuni (Madonna of the corner), presumed...
Museum of the sea Castellammare del Golfo
MUSEO DEL MARE
In an old fishermen’s house in the ancient maritime town is a small Museum of the Sea which...
Scopello, Stacks Castellammare del Golfo
FARAGLIONI DI SCOPELLO
From the enchanting sea in front of the coast emerge majestic and picturesque stacks, covered in...
Saint joseph Festival, la vampata Castellammare del Golfo
VAMPATE DI SAN GIUSEPPE
On the evening of the 18 March, to honour San Giuseppe, a fire with high flames - the vampata is...
Cosi Ruci Castellammare del Golfo
"COSI RUCI"
Chiesa del Rosario, bassorilievo Church of Rosario,bass-relief Castellammare del Golfo
BASSORILIEVO GAGINESCO DEL '400
Above the entrance door of the small church of Madonna del Rosario, known as di l’Agnuni one can...

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