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Alcamo, whose ancient Arabic name was "Manzil Alkamah", station of the fruits of lotus, is a great agricultural city not far from Castellammare del Golfo, in the heart of a wide luxuriant valley of vineyards whose product more important is the famous wine ALCAMO DOC.

Alcamo was inhabited from the late time of the bronze and chosen by Elimi, Roman and Byzantine for its strategic position and with the Arabs the country became hamlet and such it remained until 1340 when, in Norman epoch, it was inserted in a large one fee and it came building from the Peralta family the Castle that, with those ones of Salemi and Calatafimi, formed a fortified triangle to defend Palermo.

The city has many attractive religious building: the Chiesa di San Francesco di Paola, the 1600's Church of SS. Paul and Bartholomew, with its fine stuccoes and frescoes, the 1700's S. Oliva, this also with stuccoes, frescoes and fine statues, the Rosario or San Domenico, the 1600's del Collegio, S. Maria del Ges´┐Ż, San Tommaso, S. Cosma, San Damiamo, the baroque Santissimo Salvatore and the Santuario della Madonna dei Miracoli.
The Castello dei Conti di Modica, built in the 14th century, is the most important secular building in town.


Alcamo Marina seaside locality, is far about 6 km from the country of Alcamo, about 5 km from Castellammare del Golfo and about 10km from the country of Scopello. In Alcamo Marina you'll find a beautiful golden beach long about 3 Km.



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Castellammare del Golfo
Catania
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Pettineo, Messina
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Scopello
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