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Sciacca

Sciacca, Agrigento, is located about 60 meters above sea level along the coast of the Sicilian Channel, at the foot of Monte San Calogero.
The town of Sciacca, of ancient origin (probably founded by the Phoenicians in the seventh century BC), is a popular tourist destination, not only for its crystalline and full of typical rocks, but also for its thermal springs, whose waters, indicated for the treatment of many diseases, deriving from the slopes of Monte San Calogero.
It has a fishing port and an important tourist center, second in Sicily after that of Mazara del Vallo, where hundreds of boats moor.

Among the monuments of Sciacca are worth mentioning: the Duomo (12th century), with façade statues that are assigned by Domenico and Antonello Gagini and, inside, interesting frescoes and precious marbles, the church of Santa Margherita (XVI century), with a precious Gothic portal, this is no longer a place of worship, but inside cultural and musical events, the church of San Domenico (XVIII century) in Baroque style and the adjacent monastery, the castle Luna (XIV sec.) and Steripinto Palace (16th century) forms in local Sicilian Catalan events. Among the most important is undoubtedly the famous and picturesque.

Carnival whose origins date back to the seventeenth century in Sciacca, the ideal holiday for families, known for its ceramics and coral, is an attractive destination for those wishing to spend their holidays by the sea.
Sciacca in recent years - thanks to its famous thermal springs - has been characterized by constant development, has made it very attractive for tourists.
Clean water and beaches - beaches alternate with rocks -. Sciacca make a real reference point for lovers of the sea and diving
This small town is tailor-made for families. It remains interesting at other times of the year.

The Sciacca Carnival is worth living.
After a day at the beach for a walk through the streets of Sciacca is the best you can do. A must go to Corso Vittorio Emanuele. In addition to shopping, you can enjoy refreshing drinks and desserts (cucchitelli) in the company of your children
At the same time, you can be fascinated by the bright colors of ceramic creations, performed in almost all stores.

In Sciacca every period is recommended to discover the unique flavors of the local cuisine.
ceramics is the peak of arts and crafts production in the fascinating city. Known in Italy and abroad, his ceramics are growing thanks to the skilled Saccensi artisans, in whose workshop works of high artistic value have been carried out.
Dishes, pots, vases, statues, tiles and other objects are present in the numerous shops in the historic center. The recently discovered ancient kilns suggest that the art of ceramics in Sciacca began in the 14th century, if not before




 


Sciacca

Sciacca

Sciacca, Agrigento, is located about 60 meters above sea level along the coast of the Sicilian Channel, at the foot of Monte San Calogero.
The town of Sciacca, of ancient origin (probably founded by the Phoenicians in the seventh century BC), is a popular tourist destination, not only for its crystalline and full of typical rocks, but also for its thermal springs, whose waters, indicated for the treatment of many diseases, deriving from the slopes of Monte San Calogero.
It has a fishing port and an important tourist center, second in Sicily after that of Mazara del Vallo, where hundreds of boats moor.

Among the monuments of Sciacca are worth mentioning: the Duomo (12th century), with façade statues that are assigned by Domenico and Antonello Gagini and, inside, interesting frescoes and precious marbles, the church of Santa Margherita (XVI century), with a precious Gothic portal, this is no longer a place of worship, but inside cultural and musical events, the church of San Domenico (XVIII century) in Baroque style and the adjacent monastery, the castle Luna (XIV sec.) and Steripinto Palace (16th century) forms in local Sicilian Catalan events. Among the most important is undoubtedly the famous and picturesque.

Carnival whose origins date back to the seventeenth century in Sciacca, the ideal holiday for families, known for its ceramics and coral, is an attractive destination for those wishing to spend their holidays by the sea.
Sciacca in recent years - thanks to its famous thermal springs - has been characterized by constant development, has made it very attractive for tourists.
Clean water and beaches - beaches alternate with rocks -. Sciacca make a real reference point for lovers of the sea and diving
This small town is tailor-made for families. It remains interesting at other times of the year.

The Sciacca Carnival is worth living.
After a day at the beach for a walk through the streets of Sciacca is the best you can do. A must go to Corso Vittorio Emanuele. In addition to shopping, you can enjoy refreshing drinks and desserts (cucchitelli) in the company of your children
At the same time, you can be fascinated by the bright colors of ceramic creations, performed in almost all stores.

In Sciacca every period is recommended to discover the unique flavors of the local cuisine.
ceramics is the peak of arts and crafts production in the fascinating city. Known in Italy and abroad, his ceramics are growing thanks to the skilled Saccensi artisans, in whose workshop works of high artistic value have been carried out.
Dishes, pots, vases, statues, tiles and other objects are present in the numerous shops in the historic center. The recently discovered ancient kilns suggest that the art of ceramics in Sciacca began in the 14th century, if not before