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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

Minne di Vergini Alcamo
MINNE DI VERGINI
There is a vast production of pastries and cakes including Minni di virgini, which are pastries...
Alcamo wine DOC Alcamo
VINO D'ALCAMO DOC
Alcamo is one of the main centres in Sicily for the production of wine. In 1972 Al Bianco...
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.
Travertine Marble Alcamo
MARMI
The activity of extraction and manufacturing of travertine, which makes up the entire ground on...
Sanctuary of Maria SS. Dei Miracoli M.S. Miracoli Sanctuary Alcamo
SANTUARIO DI MARIA SS. DEI MIRACOLI
Rises in the place where a miracle took place in 1547.
Roman Kilns Alcamo
FORNACI ROMANE
The site in the Foggia district, at the mouth of the river San Bartolomeo where Roman kilns have...
Mother Church, frescoes, Borremans Alcamo
AFFRESCHI DI BORREMANS
The vault of the nave in the Mother Church is decorated with frescoes by the famous Flemish...

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