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Castellammare del Golfo

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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RNO dello Zingaro Castellammare del Golfo
RISERVA NATURALE ORIENTATA LO ZINGARO
Part of the Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro Oriented Nature Reserve of the Zingaro...
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...
Saint joseph Festival, la vampata Castellammare del Golfo
VAMPATE DI SAN GIUSEPPE
On the evening of the 18 March, to honour San Giuseppe, a fire with high flames - the vampata is...
Baida Castle Castellammare del Golfo
CASTELLO DI BAIDA
From the beginning of the nineteenth Century, Baida was a barony comprising a vast woodland...
Bathing stations Castellammare del Golfo
STABILIMENTI BALNEARI
Castellammare is above all an important tourist centre, for pleasure crafting and bathing....
Cosi Ruci Castellammare del Golfo
"COSI RUCI"
Castellammare del Golfo
TONNARA DI SCOPELLO
Tonnara (Tuna warehouse) of Scopello (Marfaraggio of the tonnara)It is said that the Arabs, once...

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