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Partanna

  • Grifeo castle
Grifeo castle

Situated on a hill dominating the Belice and Modione valleys, Partanna offers the visitor suggestive views which pass over the surrounding green plains to the faraway maritime headlands. Like all the other towns of the Belice area, Partanna also suffered the devastating force of the earthquake of ’68. Today, however, it is a centre linked to a wine-making and vine growing activity with the production of fine wine, an important and fine olive oil, and a particular type of cheese based on sheep’s milk (Vastedda). Obligatory stops include the Castle of the ancient landowners Grifeo (which is home to a modern and suggestive Prehistoric Museum) and the recent archaeological park of Stretto district, where its network of deep Neolithic ditches has given Partanna the title of City of the Ditch Civilization.

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City: Partanna

The beauties di (en)Partanna

San Vito Festivity Partanna
FESTA DEL SANTO PATRONO SAN VITO
The patron saint of the town, San Vito, is celebrated on the 15th June with processions and a...
Vastedda del Belice Partanna
VASTEDDA DEL BELICE
The people of Partanna produce delicious cheese including la Vastedda, a round, a stretched...
Church of Purgatorio (Purgatory) Partanna
CHIESA DEL PURGATORIO
The docked façade of the Chiesa di Purgatorio shows the destruction of Partanna, after...
Civic Museum Partanna
MUSEO CIVICO
Groups together the ethnic-anthropological museum and the Museum of Basso Belice: the first...
Mother church, stuccoes Partanna
DECORAZIONI IN STUCCO
The Mother church is a real treasure chest of art; the rich apparatus of stuccoes (1692-1729) ...
S. Francesco di Paola Church Partanna
CHIESA DI SAN FRANCESCO DI PAOLA
Built on a pre-existing chapel dedicated to the saint on the wishes of the Anelli family.
Campanile of San Francesco Partanna
CAMPANILE DI SAN FRANCESCO
The only remaining element of the oldest monastery complex in Partanna, is the high bell tower,...

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