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Castelvetrano

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Castelvetrano has an interesting historic centre where it is pleasant to walk among the fine churches and noble town houses, (including palazzo Pignatelli) and the square system. Worth visiting is the Civic Museum which holds the precious bronze statue of Ephebos of Selinunte, an important Greek colony not far away, place of meetings and battles between the Greeks and Phoenicians. Here the vestiges of time (temples, acropolies and sanctuaries) mix with the surrounding landscape in the unique scenery of the biggest archaeological park of the Mediterranean. Castelvetrano is also a place not to be missed for its food and wine: here a characteristic “black bread” is produced and the Nocellara del Belice olives, a particularly juicy variety, which is low in acidity, flourish. Not to be forgotten are three pearls nearby: the sandy Nature Reserve of the Belice River Mouth and Neighbouring Dunes, the lovely Norman Trinità di Delia Church and the archaeological and naturalistic complex of the castello della pietra (castle of the stone).

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The beauties di (en)Castelvetrano

Trinità di Delia Castelvetrano
AREA ATTREZZATA TRINITA DI DELIA
Significant Arab-Norman monument (mid XII century), raised again in 1880.
Church of San Giovanni Battista (Saint John the Baptist) Castelvetrano
CHIESA DI SAN GIOVANNI BATTISTA
Built between the end of the sixteenth century and the beginning of the 17th century, it was...
Historic procession of Santa Rita Castelvetrano
CORTEO STORICO DI SANTA RITA
The Sunday before the 22nd of May, S. Rita day, the Corteo Storico di Santa Rita e della...
Aurora Festivity Castelvetrano
FESTA DELL'AURORA
Selinus theatre Castelvetrano
TEATRO SELINUS
The neoclassic Selinus theatre has a façade based on the temples of Selinunte with four...
Ninfa Fountain Castelvetrano
FONTANA DELLA NINFA
A rare example of a vertical fountain with four basins, one on top of the other and a top niche...
Freworks Festival Castelvetrano
FESTEGGIAMENTI DEL SACRO CUORE DI MARIA
In the penultimate week of August, there is the sardiata, a big feast of blue fish, offered by...
Ephebos of Selinunte Castelvetrano
EFEBO DI SELINUNTE
Ephebos of Selinunte, one of the most important discoveries and one of the few original Greek...

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