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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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Castellammare del Golfo
TONNARA DI SCOPELLO
Tonnara (Tuna warehouse) of Scopello (Marfaraggio of the tonnara)It is said that the Arabs, once...
Mother Church Castellammare del Golfo
CHIESA MADRE
Built in the XVI century, it was reorganised many times and assumed its present appearance...
Sea bed Castellammare del Golfo
FONDALI MARINI
Baida Castle Castellammare del Golfo
CASTELLO DI BAIDA
From the beginning of the nineteenth Century, Baida was a barony comprising a vast woodland...
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...
Mount Inici Castellammare del Golfo
MONTE INICI
It is the highest summit in the area, singled out as a SCI (Site of community importance), named...
Steps Castellammare del Golfo
ANTICHE SCALINATE
Even today, steps link the different quarters and lead down to the sea.

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