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Paceco

RNO of the Salt pans

An agricultural centre known in the past for a native variety of musk melon called “Cartucciaro”, it offers the visitors one of the most attractive naturalistic areas in Europe, protected by the WWF: the Riserva Naturale Orientata delle Saline di Trapani e Paceco – Oriented Nature Reserve of the Salt Pans of Trapani and Paceco, in which there is the Salt Museum. The neighbouring town hamlet of Nubia, which rose around an ancient watch tower, is famous for its salt production, its typical red garlic and its pizzutello tomato. Not far away is the Dattilo district, where it is possible to try the typical ricotta cheese cannoli and see the Invitation to San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph) which takes place on the 19th of March with the offering of a meal to three people representing the Sacred Family, in front of a votive altar decorated with characteristic bread. The interesting library-museum holds a prominent selection of archaeological finds.

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The beauties di (en)Paceco

Nubia, red garlic Paceco
AGLIO ROSSO DI NUBIA
In the dark and clayey earth around the salt pans, the red garlic is cultivated, a bulb with a...
Cartucciaro Melon Paceco
MELONE GIALLO
A typical product is the winter musk melon which is a type of melon which keeps for a long time:...
View from piazza Vittorio Emanuele Paceco
VISIONE CONOTTICA DELLA COLOMBAIA DALLA PIAZZA
From piazza Vittorio Emanuele a visual cone opens up which intercepts the Castello della...
Municipal library Paceco
BIBLIOTECA COMUNALE
The library includes a collection of books, newspapers and the archives, and is an important...
Church of Maria SS. Del Rosario Paceco
CHIESA DI MARIA SANTISSIMA DEL ROSARIO
The church of Maria Santissima del Rosario, wished for by Prince Fardella and considered to be...
RNO of the salt pans, piles of salt Paceco
SALE MARINO
Inside the Riserva Naturale Orientata delle Saline di Trapani e Paceco - Oriented Reserve of the...
Cuccia Paceco
SAGRA DELLA CUCCIA
Pi Santa Lucia si mancia la cuccia For Santa Maria the cuccia is eaten as recites a Sicilian...

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