Important tourist destination that is located near one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the province of Palermo. From the naturalistic point of view very interesting are the beautiful natural reserve of Capo Rama (with lookout tower) and a high cliff (with access to the sea) called Cala rossa. From the sea you will be surprised by the forms and polychromy from the stacks. Do not miss a visit to the Museum of Palazzo D’Aumale multifaceted recently restored and divided into several sections, including, that ethnoanthropological that preserves the best traditions of Sicilian carts, the archaeological museum and the boats. To visit the Mother Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Cathedral Square which is the center of the country.
From 15 June to 15 September there is the Summer Terrasini with tourist attractions, and events, while the Saturday and Sunday of Easter, there is the popular and characteristic “Festa de Schietti them.”
Worthy of note is the neighboring country Cinisi, which extends in a broad valley between the mountains and the sea, and in whose territory is situated the airport Falcone-Borsellino. The Magaggiari beautiful beach, with fine sand and clear blue sea, is regulated by the sixteenth-century Torre Mulinazzo, other towers are those of Pozzillo and the Bear, annexed to the sixteenth trap. Traditional events cinisensi are among the most beautiful in the province. In addition to the festivals, are to remember the Carnival, which has become one of the most popular of Sicily, and the manifestations of Christmas, with the old “dirge ‘, the preparation of self-propelled and artistic nativity scene live nativity scene. Cinisi was the source of ‘inspiration of the Sicilian poet Giovanni Meli, who dwelling in Cinisi as a doctor, contemplating the natural scenery that the country offered him was able to draw material for many of his most famous works. Cinisi is also known thanks to Peppino Impastato, which fought against the Mafia. You can visit different churches, such as the Holy Canal and of the Holy Souls, and above the Cathedral, dedicated to Santa Fara, patron saint of the city, built in the second half of the seventeenth century, with a single nave enriched with polychrome marbles, and especially from the underground that have reserved a remarkable surprise: a crypt with the remains of 15,000 individuals, and related kits, subsequently exposed in public.
Terrasini and Cinisi
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