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Mazara del Vallo

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In a strategic position at the centre of the Mediterranean, between the European and African continents, Mazara has always been a destination for conquest. On the mouth of the river Mazaro which crosses the city, rises the canal port on which the activity of the largest fishing fleet in Italy is based. The city is always a crossroads, a privileged point of cultural and commercial exchange. In this sense, the city’s openness to others and its multiethnicity is written in its history and is still seen today in its large Tunisian community. The numerous civil and religious buildings to admire in the historic centre show the cultural influences that have involved the city. Absolutely not to be missed is the Dancing Satyr, an extraordinary bronze sculpture from the Hellenistic period, found in the Strait of Sicily. Nearby the interesting naturalistic sites of the lake Preola and Gorghi Tondi Integrated Nature Reserve and the Paludes of Capo Feto and Margi Spanò are to be found.

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The beauties di (en)Mazara del Vallo

Satyr Mazara del Vallo
SATIRO DANZANTE
Extremely rare example of a bronze Greek statue from the IV century B.C. with Prassitele and...
San Vito Mazara del Vallo
SANTO PATRONO SAN VITO
During the last week in August, the city celebrates the Patron Saint San Vito, dedicating...
Mazara del Vallo
CROCE LIGNEA IN CATTEDRALE
Roman building Mazara del Vallo
CASA ROMANA
Under the terrace in front of the church of San Nicol˛ Regale there are the remains of a Roman...
Natural Integral Reserve 'Lake Preola and Gorghi Tondi' Mazara del Vallo
LAGO PREOLA E GORGHI TONDI
Inserted in 1991 between the protected natural areas of the Piano Regionale dei Parchi e delle...
Tonnarella Mazara del Vallo
LITORALE DI TONNARELLA
The entertainment and sporting possibilities are numerous: sandy beaches like San Vito and...
Porto Canale Mazara del Vallo
PORTO CANALE
An animated area full of activity and incredibly suggestive for its variety of sounds, colours,...
Marshlands of Capo Feto and Margi Span˛ Mazara del Vallo
RISERVA DI CAPO FETO
The Paludi di Capo Feto e Margi Span˛ - Paludes of Capo Feto and Margi Span˛ make up a very...

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