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Custonaci

Sanctuary

Custonaci is the city of marble and presents itself as the first marble basin in Sicily, the second in Italy and Europe. The town is near an area of great naturalistic interest, the Oriented Natural Reserve of Mount Cofano, with rough, uncontaminated sea bays: it can be explored through pathways which offer panoramic views of unmatchable beauty. In the suggestive natural cavern of the Mangiapane Cave in Scurati, uses, customs and traditions of early twentieth century Sicily are relived during the Presepe Vivente – Living Nativity Scene (Christmas) and during the Museo Vivente – Living Museum (Summer). Not to be missed in the summer are the celebrations in honour of the Madonna of Custonaci, with the disembarkation in the sea of a copy of the much venerated painting of the Virgin Mary, the original of which dates back to the XV century, and is kept in the Sanctuary of the same name

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City: Custonaci

The beauties di (en)Custonaci

The Madonna di Custonaci Custonaci
CULTO MARIANO
The Madonna di Custonaci, patron saint of various municipalities separated from Erice, holds...
Marble quarries Custonaci
I MARMI DI CUSTONACI
Custonaci is the biggest marble quarry in Sicily, the second biggest in Italy and Europe...
Dolina della Bufara Custonaci
DOLINA DI MONTE BUFARA
This particular cavity in the terrain, surrounded by overhanging walls was identified in a...
Cornino Bay Custonaci
BAIA DI CORNINO
The small bay of Cornino, ancient marine village of Custonaci, still has the white...
Sanctuary, paving of churchyard Custonaci
SAGRATO DEL SANTUARIO
The sanctuary with late sixteenth century origins, is the most representative monument of the...
Madonna of Custonaci Festivities Custonaci
FESTA DELLA MADONNA DI CUSTONACI
The Madonna di Custonaci, patron saint of various municipalities separated from Erice, holds...
Tower San Giovanni Custonaci
BAGLI
The bagli (From the Arabic  bahal, courtyard) are rural fortified structures, typical in...

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