Tonnara di Scopello
Largo Tonnara, 91014 Scopello TP, Italy
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The trap of Scopello is one of the most important and ancient in all of Sicily ; it was built no earlier than the 13th century and considerably enlarged by the Sanclemente family during the 15th and 16th centuries . It then passed to the Society of Jesus and finally to the Florio family . It is located in the territory of Castellammare del Golfo .
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The Zingaro oriented nature reserve is a protected natural area located in the municipalities of Castellammare del Golfo and San Vito Lo Capo, in the province of Trapani. Established in 1981, it is managed by the State Forests of the Sicilian Region. The territory was inhabited by a last family of peasants until about 1960, in the house that today is the museum of weaving, renovated in 2013. The inhabitants used mules to transport goods and water.
The Monte Cofano oriented nature reserve is a protected natural area located in the municipalities of Custonaci and San Vito Lo Capo, in the province of Trapani and was established by decree of 25/7/1997 by the Regional "Territory and Environment" of the Region Sicilian and entrusted to the management of the State Forests of the Sicilian Region. Monte Cofano is a mountainous promontory of calcareous nature, with a characteristic triangular shape overlooking the sea. The Reserve contains differ
The bay of Cala Rossa is a high place for luxury tourism with an offer of upscale goods and the Grand Hotel Cala Rossa for lovers of starry cuisine at the water’s edge. It was one of the beautiful rocky coves which attracts a lot of tourists and also you can spend some nice time here.
Morgantina is an ancient Sicilian and Greek city, an archaeological site in the territory of Aidone, an Italian town in the province of Enna in Sicily. The city was unearthed in the fall of 1955 by the archaeological mission of Princeton University. The excavations carried out so far allow us to follow the development of the settlement for a period of about a millennium, from prehistory to the Roman era.
The oriented nature reserve of Saline di Trapani and Paceco is a protected natural area in Sicily established in 1995, which extends for almost 1000 hectares in the territory of the municipalities of Trapani and Paceco. The reserve, in which the ancient activity of extraction of sea salt is carried out, is an important wetland " Ramsar ", which offers shelter to numerous species of migratory birds. It is managed by WWF Italy.
The cathedral of Santa Maria Nuova is the main place of Catholic worship in Monreale, in the metropolitan city of Palermo, the archbishopric of the archdiocese of the same name. Built starting from 1174 at the behest of William II of Altavilla, king of Sicily from 1166 to 1189, it is famous for the rich Byzantine mosaics that decorate the interior. In August 1926, Pope Pius XI elevated it to the dignity of a minor basilica.
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