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Castellammare del Golfo

This town, which rises on the gulf of the same name, finds its identity in the sea. Founded as a marine trading centre for the traders of the nearby Segesta, watch towers and defensive bulwarks of the castle are reflected in its sea. And it is the sea where life is led, and which animates the summer evenings. In the surrounding area, archaic landscapes are still conserved, like the village of Scopello, set on a rock which overlooks the stacks and an old tonnara (tuna warehouse). Part of the Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro – Oriented Nature Reserve of the Zingaro falls into the territory of Castellammare where, next to the uncontaminated beaches considerable endemic manifestations of flora and fauna are to be found. For potholing lovers, the caves of Mount Inici with extremely deep “orridi” (ravines), underwater lakes and extremely suggestive views are not to be missed.

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The beauties di (en)Castellammare del Golfo

Saint joseph Festival, la vampata Castellammare del Golfo
VAMPATE DI SAN GIUSEPPE
On the evening of the 18 March, to honour San Giuseppe, a fire with high flames - the vampata is...
Red marble of Sicily Castellammare del Golfo
CAVE DI MARMO
Part of the territory is in the extraction area of the Rosso di Sicilia marble, used in all the...
Mount Inici Castellammare del Golfo
MONTE INICI
It is the highest summit in the area, singled out as a SCI (Site of community importance), named...
Steps Castellammare del Golfo
ANTICHE SCALINATE
Even today, steps link the different quarters and lead down to the sea.
Cosi Ruci Castellammare del Golfo
"COSI RUCI"
Maria del Soccorso Festivities Castellammare del Golfo
NOSTRA PRINCIPALISSIMA PATRONA
Scopello, baglio Castellammare del Golfo
BAGLIO DI SCOPELLO
The baglio, typical rural construction with an internal courtyard, situated on the site of an...
Tuna Fishing Castellammare del Golfo
POLO MUSEALE "LA MEMORIA DEL MEDITERRANEO"
The castle holds an interesting scientific-museum centre divided into sections: archaeology with...

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