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Partanna

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Grifeo castle

Situated on a hill dominating the Belice and Modione valleys, Partanna offers the visitor suggestive views which pass over the surrounding green plains to the faraway maritime headlands. Like all the other towns of the Belice area, Partanna also suffered the devastating force of the earthquake of ’68. Today, however, it is a centre linked to a wine-making and vine growing activity with the production of fine wine, an important and fine olive oil, and a particular type of cheese based on sheep’s milk (Vastedda). Obligatory stops include the Castle of the ancient landowners Grifeo (which is home to a modern and suggestive Prehistoric Museum) and the recent archaeological park of Stretto district, where its network of deep Neolithic ditches has given Partanna the title of City of the Ditch Civilization.

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San Francesco Procession Partanna
PROCESSIONE DI SAN FRANCESCO DI PAOLA
The people of Partanna are particularly devoted to San Francesco di Paola, to whom two Sundays...
Civic Museum Partanna
MUSEO CIVICO
Groups together the ethnic-anthropological museum and the Museum of Basso Belice: the first...
Altar of San Giuseppe Partanna
ALTARI DI SAN GIUSEPPE
The tradition of making altari di San Giuseppe – the altars of Sant Joseph, during the...
Playground Partanna
CAMPI SPORTIVI
Partanna has a good sporting culture and has football fields, and tennis courts and school and...
Church of Sant’Antonio Abate Partanna
CHIESA DI SANT'ANTONIO ABATE
The small church, built in the XVI century as a chapel connected to Mount di pietà, but...
Biggini Tower Partanna
TORRE BIGGINI
Grifeo castle Partanna
CASTELLO GRIFEO
The first installation of the castle dates back presumably to the XIV century, even if its...

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