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Valderice

Villa Betania

Situated on a hill, between Trapani and Mount Erice, it is a panoramic holiday area much loved by the people of Trapani both for its tranquillity and for the healthy air that is breathed here. The town has always been a flourishing agricultural centre. Today, exploring the area, one can discover, among green extensions of olives and vines, mansion houses and ancient baglio (rural, fortified structures) with rich gardens. Immersed in the green of the municipal pine wood is the open air theatre, created in a disused quarry, which comes alive in the summer season with important cultural events. Other events which interest the territory are the Uphill time trial of Mount Erice (May), the Bibbia nel Parco – Bible in the Park (Christmas) and the parade of allegorical wagons (Carnival time). On reaching the coast, which winds its way around rocky bays and small beaches, one arrives at the ancient Tonnara (tuna warehouse) of Bonagia, whose tower holds a small museum of activity connected to fishing and the working of the tuna.

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The beauties di (en)Valderice

Nuova Tower Valderice
TORRENUOVA DI BONAGIA
One of the most beautiful towers in Sicily, its elegant lines are perfectly conserved.
Misericordia Procession Valderice
PROCESSIONE DI N.S. DELLA MISERICORDIA
The local population is very devoted to the Madonna della Misericordia (Our lady of Mercy)....
Sanctuary,Madonna of mercy Valderice
SANTUARIO DELLA MISERICORDIA
The suggestive Santuario di Maria Santissima della Misericordia, rises on the site where an...
Ruins of S. Barnaba church Valderice
RUDERI DELLA CHIESA DI SAN BARNABA
The remains of perimeter walls of the ancient place of worship from the XVI century, it is now...
Parco urbano di Misericordia Valderice
PARCO URBANO DI MISERICORDIA
From the equipped area rich in paths and resting areas, a splendid view over the gulf of...
Excelsior Mill Valderice
MOLINO EXCELSIOR
Built at the beginning of the 1900s, is an example of industrial architecture of great...
Cronoscalata Valderice
CORSA AUTOMOBILISTICA MONTE ERICE
In spring, the Uphill time trial of Mount Erice takes place: racing cars race along the tortuous...
Ex Mazzara cinema Valderice
C.C.P (EX CINEMA MAZZARA)
Between autumn and winter, at the ex- Mazzara cinema, an interesting jazz music review takes...

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