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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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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...
Partanna
BIBLIOTECA COMUNALE
The council library has a patrimony of 14.127 volumes, with special anciente archives coming...
Mother church, stuccoes Partanna
DECORAZIONI IN STUCCO
The Mother church is a real treasure chest of art; the rich apparatus of stuccoes (1692-1729) ...
Church of San Nicoḷ da Tolentino Partanna
CHIESA DI SAN NICOL̉ DA TOLENTINO
The church, although in a precarious present state of conservation, and with no roof, still...
Stretto District Partanna
NECROPOLI PRESSO AREA ARCHEOLOGICA DI CONTRADA STRETTO
The excavations and survey campaigns have also brought to light some carved tombs and also some...
Onions Partanna
CIPOLLA DI PARTANNA
Partanna is the città delle cipolle – city of the onions which are red in colour, with a sweet...
Playground Partanna
CAMPI SPORTIVI
Partanna has a good sporting culture and has football fields, and tennis courts and school and...
Sanctuary of Madonna della Libera Partanna
SANTUARIO DELLA MADONNA DELLA LIBERA
The modern building in reinforced concrete, in an elliptical layout, was built to the plans of...

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