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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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Events Marzo 2017

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march 19, 2017
CENE DI SAN GIUSEPPE
City: Salemi
An important event is the Cene di San Giuseppe – Suppers of Saint Joseph, with the meal offered to three poor people, symbolizing the Sacred...

The beauties di (en)Salemi

Cloister of S. Agostino Salemi
CHIOSTRO DI S. AGOSTINO
The fifteenth century monastery of the Padri Agostiniani is connected to the church of...
Castle Salemi
CASTELLO NORMANNO-SVEVO
The castle, which dominates the territory was built or reshaped, in Swabian times on...
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...
Church del Collegio Salemi
CHIESA DEL COLLEGIO DEI GESUITI
The original layout of the church of the Jesuits dated back to the mid XVII century, but die to...
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...
La Cacciata Salemi
LA CACCIATA
La Cacciata - The Shooting party is the “Festa del Grano” – “Wheat festival” and it is...
Sacred art section of the Civic Museum Salemi
MUSEO CIVICO -SEZIONE DI ARTE SACRA-
The sacred art section of the Civic Museum is mainly made up of fifteenth and sixteenth century...
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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