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Castellammare del Golfo

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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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Mother Church Castellammare del Golfo
CHIESA MADRE
Built in the XVI century, it was reorganised many times and assumed its present appearance...
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...
Baida Castle Castellammare del Golfo
CASTELLO DI BAIDA
From the beginning of the nineteenth Century, Baida was a barony comprising a vast woodland...
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...
Tuna Fishing Castellammare del Golfo
POLO MUSEALE "LA MEMORIA DEL MEDITERRANEO"
The castle holds an interesting scientific-museum centre divided into sections: archaeology with...
Steps Castellammare del Golfo
ANTICHE SCALINATE
Even today, steps link the different quarters and lead down to the sea.
Madonna delle Scale Church Castellammare del Golfo
MADONNA DELLE SCALE
The church of the Madonna delle Scale (XVII century) is a destination for pilgrims. Built by...

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