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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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The beauties di (en)Alcamo

Bagolino Square Alcamo
PIAZZA BAGOLINO
The beautiful Bagolino square so called Belvedere has a spectacular view of the Gulf of...
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CASTELLO DEI CONTI DI MODICA
The Castello dei Conti di Modica is home to an interesting museum centre and cultural...
Church of San Francesco di Paola Eglise de Saint-François de Paule Church of San Francesco di Paola Alcamo
CHIESA SAN FRANCESCO DI PAOLA
Sixteenth century origins, rebuilt in XVIII century and annexed to the abbey.
Mother Church Alcamo
CHIESA MADRE
Santa Maria Assunta Basilica or Mother Church Its origins are fourteenth century  but its...
Giacomo Serpotta Stucco Statue Alcamo
STATUE DI GIACOMO SERPOTTA
The church of San Francesco di Paola is decorated by a splendid group of eight statues,...
Olives Alcamo
OLIO D'OLIVA
The town boasts the production of a fine extra virgin olive oil.
Minne di Vergini Alcamo
MINNE DI VERGINI
There is a vast production of pastries and cakes including Minni di virgini, which are pastries...
Ciullo D'Alcamo Poet Alcamo
POETA VOLGARE CIELO D'ALCAMO
Author of the famous dialogue poem “Rosa fresca aulentissima" which is one of the most antique...

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