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Castellammare del Golfo

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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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City: Castellammare del Golfo

The beauties di (en)Castellammare del Golfo

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, towers Castellammare del Golfo
TORRI DI AVVISTAMENTO
Castellammare del Golfo
TONNARA DI SCOPELLO
Tonnara (Tuna warehouse) of Scopello (Marfaraggio of the tonnara)It is said that the Arabs, once...
Panoramic Point Castellammare del Golfo
BELVEDERE
The coastal landscape in the shape of an amphitheatre, of the gulf of Castellammare frames the...
Madonna delle Scale Church Castellammare del Golfo
MADONNA DELLE SCALE
The church of the Madonna delle Scale (XVII century) is a destination for pilgrims. Built by...
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...
Bathing stations Castellammare del Golfo
STABILIMENTI BALNEARI
Castellammare is above all an important tourist centre, for pleasure crafting and bathing....
Museum of the sea Castellammare del Golfo
MUSEO DEL MARE
In an old fishermen’s house in the ancient maritime town is a small Museum of the Sea which...

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