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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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CASTELLO DEI CONTI DI MODICA
The Castello dei Conti di Modica is home to an interesting museum centre and cultural...
RNO Mount Bonifato Alcamo
RISERVA DEL BOSCO D'ALCAMO
On the summit of Mount Bonifato, there is a green area of particular interest for the...
Alcamo
SPIAGGIA DI ALCAMO MARINA
In the summer the beach, which is some kilometres long is appreciated by bathers because of its...
Mother Church, frescoes, Borremans Alcamo
AFFRESCHI DI BORREMANS
The vault of the nave in the Mother Church is decorated with frescoes by the famous Flemish...
RNO Mount Bonifato Alcamo
VEDUTA PANORAMICA MONTE BONIFATO
From the summit of Mount Bonifato, the view encompasses the ample territory characterized by...
Bagolino library Alcamo
BIBLIOTECHE
Alcamo has three libraries: the council library dedicatd to Sebastiano Bagolino, with a...
Antonio and Giacomo Gagini, Annunciation Alcamo
SCULTURE DEI GAGINI NELLA CHIESA DI SANT'OLIVA
The statue of Sant'Oliva is one of the masterpieces of Antonello Gagini (1511) and is...
Church and College of Jesus Alcamo
CHIESA DEL GESU'
Scenographic façade (1684-1767), designed by Jesuit Dazio Alliata.

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