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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

Church of SS.Paolo e Bartolomeo Alcamo
CHIESA DEI SS.PAOLO E BARTOLOMEO
It is the best expression of Baroque style from Alcamo (XVIII century).
San Tommaso Churh, doorway Alcamo
CHIESA DI SAN TOMMASO
The San Tommaso church (first half of the XV century) is a small Gothic-Catalan beauty, with its...
Annunziata Church Alcamo
CHIESA DI MARIA SS. ANNUNZIATA
A Gothic-Catalan building, with a nave and two side aisles divided by two orders of columns.
Church and College of Jesus Alcamo
CHIESA DEL GESU'
Scenographic façade (1684-1767), designed by Jesuit Dazio Alliata.
Melone Porceddu Alcamo
MELONE PORCEDDU
The town boasts the production of The purceddu melon which is a variety with green skin and oval...
RNO Mount Bonifato Alcamo
RISERVA MONTE BONIFATO
Alcamo Wood Oriented Nature Reserve.Founded in 1984, it is managed by the Provincia Regionale di...
Church of San Francesco di Paola Eglise de Saint-François de Paule Church of San Francesco di Paola Alcamo
CHIESA SAN FRANCESCO DI PAOLA
Sixteenth century origins, rebuilt in XVIII century and annexed to the abbey.
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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