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Alcamo

Known as City of wine and of art, it was the birth-place of the poet Ciullo, and is one of the most famous urban centres of the province. Walking through the historic centre one can admire the Conti di Modica castle, the noble historic buildings, the churches, rich in works of art (sculptures by Gagini, stuccoes by Serpotta, paintings by Borremans). From Mount Bonifato, from the Alcamo Wood Reserve and from the ruins of Ventimiglia castle, it is possible to admire enchanting views, the splendid scenery of the Gulf of Castellammare and the golden beaches of Alcamo Marina. The cultivation of the “purceddu” winter melon and, above all, the wine production, which has made the city one of the most appreciated wine making areas of Italy make Alcamo an important stopping place in the province and is also to be remembered for the age-old extraction and working of Travertine marble.


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The beauties di (en)Alcamo

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PIAZZA CIULLO
Main square dedicated to vernacular poet from Alcamo, Ciullo d'Alcamo (XIII century).
Madonna del Miele Painting Alcamo
TELA SU TAVOLA DELLA MADONNA DEL MIELE
The artistic byzantibe style Madonna del Miele is of great importance. The painting, on a wooden...
Melone Porceddu Alcamo
MELONE PORCEDDU
The town boasts the production of The purceddu melon which is a variety with green skin and oval...
Bagolino library Alcamo
BIBLIOTECHE
Alcamo has three libraries: the council library dedicatd to Sebastiano Bagolino, with a...
Giacomo Serpotta Stucco Statue Alcamo
STATUE DI GIACOMO SERPOTTA
The church of San Francesco di Paola is decorated by a splendid group of eight statues,...
Church of Santi Cosma e Damiano Alcamo
CHIESA DEI SS. COSMA E DAMIANO
Thought to be one of the most beautiful Sicilian Baroque churches, it was founded around...
Roman Kilns Alcamo
FORNACI ROMANE
The site in the Foggia district, at the mouth of the river San Bartolomeo where Roman kilns have...

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