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Petrosino

The history of Petrosino as an autonomous municipality of the province of Trapani began in 1980. Before this date, it was part of the Marsala territory. Petrosino and Marsala in fact share a common agricultural and wine making vocation. The countryside, in fact presents large cultivated fields, mostly with vines, with various local productions of fruit and vegetables. Passing through the fields, you will come across the typical baglio rural architectural structures, which are particularly widespread in the area between Marsala and Mazara del Vallo: these are real fortified farms, with internal courtyards which the old master’s house opens out onto. Petrosino is characterised not only by the agricultural landscape but also by its sandy coastlines (noteworthy is the Biscione beach) which in summer become popular holiday destinations.

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The beauties di (en)Petrosino

Woodhouse Arco baglio Petrosino
ARCO BAGLIO WOODHOUSE
Built in 1813 by John Woodhouse and for this reason is called bagghiu gnisi.
Altar of Saint Joseph Petrosino
FESTINO DI SAN GIUSEPPE
Every year on the 19th of March, on the occasion of the festivities for San Giuseppe (Saint...
Sibiliana Tower Petrosino
TORRE SIBILIANA
The tower, documented from 1524, was part of the coastal system of watch towers, destined by the...
Spanò Baglio Petrosino
BAGLIO SPANO'
Ex bishops’ residence, it was built by marquis Nicolò Spanò of Marsala...
Biscione coast Petrosino
LITORALE BISCIONE
The ancient maritime village is today a holiday destination well known for its crystalline sea...
Petrosino
TORRE GALVAGA
“Chianu” Parrini Petrosino
CHIANU PARRINI
Chianu Parrini is a typical example of a small village founded in the XIX century, a time in...
Woodhouse  baglio Petrosino
BAGLIO WOODHOUSE
The baglio (rural fortified structure) was built in 1813 by John Woodhouse, an English trader...

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