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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

Bread Museum Salemi
MUSEO DEI PANI EX CHIESA DI S. BARTOLOMEO
The ex church of San Bartolomeo, called dell’Oratorio (centuries XVI-XVII), had a Mostra...
Largo Belvedere Salemi
LARGO BELVEDERE
Salemi is in the centre of a very fertile territory with a strong agricultural activity; this is...
Piazza Dittatura Salemi
PIAZZA DITTATURA
The name of the square commemorates the proclamation of the dictatorship by Garibaldi who here...
Altar of saint Joseph Salemi
FESTA DI SAN GIUSEPPE
Salemi fills with people on the day of the festivity for San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph) (19th...
Campanedda Stone Salemi
PIETRA CAMPANEDDA
The construction stone used in Salemi, known as Campanedda, is a highly cemented sandstone...
Garibaldi Days Salemi
GIORNATE GARIBALDINE
Another significant appointment are the Giornate Garibaldine - Garibaldi days which celebrate...
San Giacomo Multipurpose centre Salemi
COMPLESSO POLISPORTIVO S. GIACOMO
The multi-purpose sports centre of San Giacomo holds football and athletics events and has a...
Municipal library Salemi
BIBLIOTECA COMUNALE
The Public Library dedicated to Salvatore  Corleo (1823-1891) was founded with the...

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