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Castellammare del Golfo

  • Panoramic Point
Panoramic Point

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

Steps Castellammare del Golfo
ANTICHE SCALINATE
Even today, steps link the different quarters and lead down to the sea.
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...
Scopello, Stacks Castellammare del Golfo
FARAGLIONI DI SCOPELLO
From the enchanting sea in front of the coast emerge majestic and picturesque stacks, covered in...
Bagli and Castles Castellammare del Golfo
BAGLI E CASTELLI
In the immediate vicinity of Castellammare, the baglio (rural fortified structure) of Inici and...
Madonna del Rosario Church Castellammare del Golfo
CHIESA MADONNA DEL ROSARIO
Commonly referred to as Chiesa della Madonna di l’agnuni (Madonna of the corner), presumed...
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...
Panoramic Point Castellammare del Golfo
BELVEDERE
The coastal landscape in the shape of an amphitheatre, of the gulf of Castellammare frames the...
Ethno-anthropological Museum Castellammare del Golfo
FONDAZIONE BUCCELLATO
The castle holds an interesting scientific-museum centre divided into sections: archaeology with...

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