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Alcamo

Known as City of wine and of art, it was the birth-place of the poet Ciullo, and is one of the most famous urban centres of the province. Walking through the historic centre one can admire the Conti di Modica castle, the noble historic buildings, the churches, rich in works of art (sculptures by Gagini, stuccoes by Serpotta, paintings by Borremans). From Mount Bonifato, from the Alcamo Wood Reserve and from the ruins of Ventimiglia castle, it is possible to admire enchanting views, the splendid scenery of the Gulf of Castellammare and the golden beaches of Alcamo Marina. The cultivation of the “purceddu” winter melon and, above all, the wine production, which has made the city one of the most appreciated wine making areas of Italy make Alcamo an important stopping place in the province and is also to be remembered for the age-old extraction and working of Travertine marble.


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Church and College of Jesus Alcamo
CHIESA DEL GESU'
Scenographic façade (1684-1767), designed by Jesuit Dazio Alliata.
De Ballis Tower Alcamo
TORRE DE BALLIS
Austere tower, an extraordinary example of fifteenth century architecture.
Alcamo
CASTELLO DEI CONTI DI MODICA
The Castello dei Conti di Modica is home to an interesting museum centre and cultural...
Annunziata Church Alcamo
CHIESA DI MARIA SS. ANNUNZIATA
A Gothic-Catalan building, with a nave and two side aisles divided by two orders of columns.
Ciullo D'Alcamo Poet Alcamo
POETA VOLGARE CIELO D'ALCAMO
Author of the famous dialogue poem ôRosa fresca aulentissima" which is one of the most antique...
Bagolino Square Alcamo
PIAZZA BAGOLINO
The beautiful Bagolino square so called Belvedere has a spectacular view of the Gulf of...
Arab Fountain Alcamo
FONTANA ARABA
Built in the Alqamah hamlet, it was rebuilt in XVI century and renovated in XIX century.
Mother Church Alcamo
CHIESA MADRE
Santa Maria Assunta Basilica or Mother Church Its origins are fourteenth century  but its...

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