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Castelvetrano

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Castelvetrano has an interesting historic centre where it is pleasant to walk among the fine churches and noble town houses, (including palazzo Pignatelli) and the square system. Worth visiting is the Civic Museum which holds the precious bronze statue of Ephebos of Selinunte, an important Greek colony not far away, place of meetings and battles between the Greeks and Phoenicians. Here the vestiges of time (temples, acropolies and sanctuaries) mix with the surrounding landscape in the unique scenery of the biggest archaeological park of the Mediterranean. Castelvetrano is also a place not to be missed for its food and wine: here a characteristic “black bread” is produced and the Nocellara del Belice olives, a particularly juicy variety, which is low in acidity, flourish. Not to be forgotten are three pearls nearby: the sandy Nature Reserve of the Belice River Mouth and Neighbouring Dunes, the lovely Norman Trinità di Delia Church and the archaeological and naturalistic complex of the castello della pietra (castle of the stone).

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The beauties di (en)Castelvetrano

Mother Church Castelvetrano
CHIESA MADRE
Dedicated to Assunta, it was founded through the joining of the fourteenth century Church of...
Selinunte Castelvetrano
PARCO ARCHEOLOGICO DI SELINUNTE
Selinunte, the Greek city founded by the inhabitants of Megara Hyblaea around 628 B.C. is one of...
Black Bread Castelvetrano
PANE NERO
A real speciality is the pane nero - black bread, produced with flour from two different types...
The San Domenico church and convent Castelvetrano
CHIESA DI SAN DOMENICO E CONVENTO
Wished for in 1470 by Gian Vincenzo Tagliavia, the first count of  Castelvetrano, it was...
Castle of stone Castelvetrano
CASTELLO DELLA PIETRA
A suggestive area of naturalistic merit, it conserves protohistoric remains and the ruins of a...
Nature reserve of the mouth of the river Belice and surrounding dunes Castelvetrano
R.N.O.FOCE DEL FIUME BELICE E DUNE LIMITROFE
The reserve includes a large plain from which one ascends towards the interior through hilly...
Ninfa Fountain Castelvetrano
FONTANA DELLA NINFA
A rare example of a vertical fountain with four basins, one on top of the other and a top niche...
Aurora Festivity Castelvetrano
FESTA DELL'AURORA

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