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Partanna

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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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Mother church, stuccoes Partanna
DECORAZIONI IN STUCCO
The Mother church is a real treasure chest of art; the rich apparatus of stuccoes (1692-1729) ...
Church and monastery of San Benedetto Partanna
CHIESA E MONASTERO DI SAN BENEDETTO
The complex, wished for by don Domenico Grifeo who started work on it in 1660, was noticeably...
Stretto District Partanna
CONTRADA STRETTO
The site of Stretto District is found in the district of the same name which takes its name from...
Onions Partanna
CIPOLLA DI PARTANNA
Partanna is the città delle cipolle – city of the onions which are red in colour, with a sweet...
Grifeo castle Partanna
CASTELLO GRIFEO
The first installation of the castle dates back presumably to the XIV century, even if its...
Mother church Partanna
CHIESA MADRE
The church is a masterpiece of the “Maniera italiana” in Sicily, after the 1968...
Playground Partanna
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