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Salemi

On the site where once, the ancient Sicanian city of Halyciae rose, set on top of the Monte delle Rose (Mountain of the Roses), is Salemi, one of the most secluded and interesting towns from an artistic and monumental point of view of the province of Trapani. In the historic centre, ancient town houses made in the local campanella stone, and churches, the oldest of which is the Paleochristian basilica of San Miceli, the medieval castle and the Jewish quarter of Rabato can be found. Usually a quiet town, Salemi fills with people on the day of the festivity for San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph) (19th March) when the town organises symbolic dinners and transforms itself into a rich continuation of altars decorated in arabesque bread rolls and rich in allegorical elements. The many small museums are not to be missed.

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The beauties di (en)Salemi

Montagna Grande and Rubino dem Salemi
MONTAGNA GRANDE
The Montagna Grande mountain complex which is a Sito d'Interesse Comunitario - Site of Community...
Mokarta, archaeological digs Salemi
AREA ARCHEOLOGICA MOKARTA
On Mokarta hill, a few kilometres from Salemi, there are the remains of a village dating back to...
Mount Polizzo Salemi
AREA ARCHEOLOGICA MONTE POLIZZO
Studies carried out on Mount Polizzo, have brought to light the remains of a Elymian city which...
Piazza Dittatura Salemi
PIAZZA DITTATURA
The name of the square commemorates the proclamation of the dictatorship by Garibaldi who here...
Campanedda Stone Salemi
PIETRA CAMPANEDDA
The construction stone used in Salemi, known as Campanedda, is a highly cemented sandstone...
La Cacciata Salemi
LA CACCIATA
La Cacciata - The Shooting party is the “Festa del Grano” – “Wheat festival” and it is...
Silver and sacred vestements museum Salemi
MUSEO DEGLI ARGENTI E DEI PARAMENTI SACRI
In the sacristy and in the crypt of the church of Sant’Agostino are exhibited...

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