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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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The beauties di (en)Castellammare del Golfo

Port Castellammare del Golfo
PORTO
The port is made up of the castle jetty to the east, internally banked, equipped with mooring...
Scopello, towers Castellammare del Golfo
TORRI DI AVVISTAMENTO
Panoramic Point Castellammare del Golfo
BELVEDERE
The coastal landscape in the shape of an amphitheatre, of the gulf of Castellammare frames the...
Chiesa del Rosario, bassorilievo Church of Rosario,bass-relief Castellammare del Golfo
BASSORILIEVO GAGINESCO DEL '400
Above the entrance door of the small church of Madonna del Rosario, known as di l’Agnuni one can...
Madonna del Rosario Church Castellammare del Golfo
CHIESA MADONNA DEL ROSARIO
Commonly referred to as Chiesa della Madonna di l’agnuni (Madonna of the corner), presumed...
Steps Castellammare del Golfo
ANTICHE SCALINATE
Even today, steps link the different quarters and lead down to the sea.
Mount Inici Castellammare del Golfo
MONTE INICI
It is the highest summit in the area, singled out as a SCI (Site of community importance), named...
Sea bed Castellammare del Golfo
FONDALI MARINI

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