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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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Civic Museum Partanna
MUSEO CIVICO
Groups together the ethnic-anthropological museum and the Museum of Basso Belice: the first...
Stretto District Partanna
NECROPOLI PRESSO AREA ARCHEOLOGICA DI CONTRADA STRETTO
The excavations and survey campaigns have also brought to light some carved tombs and also some...
Church of San Rocco Partanna
CHIESA DI SAN ROCCO
The church was built after the plague of 1576 in honour of San Rocco, protector of the plagued....
Vastedda del Belice Partanna
VASTEDDA DEL BELICE
The people of Partanna produce delicious cheese including la Vastedda, a round, a stretched...
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...
Church of Sant’Antonio Abate Partanna
CHIESA DI SANT'ANTONIO ABATE
The small church, built in the XVI century as a chapel connected to Mount di pietà, but...
San Francesco Procession Partanna
PROCESSIONE DI SAN FRANCESCO DI PAOLA
The people of Partanna are particularly devoted to San Francesco di Paola, to whom two Sundays...
Grifo d’oro National Competition Partanna
GRIFO D'ORO
Particularly important is the Concorso Nazionale Teatro-scuola Grifo d’oro – National...

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