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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

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:...
Malummeri Paceco
OFFICINA LITICA PREISTORICA DI MALUMMERI
On the edge of the modern day town, in the Sciarrotta and Malummèri localities, there are rocky...
Cannoli from Dattilo Paceco
CANNOLO DI DATTILO
Exquisite and enormous cannoli, produced in Dattilo must also be tasted.
Cuccia Paceco
SAGRA DELLA CUCCIA
Pi Santa Lucia si mancia la cuccia – For Santa Maria the cuccia is eaten as recites a Sicilian...
Maria Stella Windmill Paceco
MULINO A VENTO STELLA
Windmills were an important element for the salt pan activity, they were truncated conical...
Laboratory of country civilization Paceco
LABORATORIO MUSEALE DELLA CIVILTÀ CONTADINA
Being a town primarily based on agricultural tradition, Paceco, in the Laboratorio Museale della...
Dolce meeting Paceco
MEETING INTERNAZIONALE DEGLI ARTIGIANI PASTICCERI
At the end of September, the local cake and pastry makers hold a sweet meeting, accompanied by...

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