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Local Attractions

The main, local tourist attractions are classified below. Use them as a sort of itinerary during your holidays. In fact, we have divided the localities and the various locations into 4 categories:
Cultural-Food and Wine-Sports-Environmental


Local Cultural Attractions


CAPACI

Palazzo Conti Pilo:
main historical testimony in the town of Capaci hosting an exhibition of police weapons.
Santa Rosalia Grotto:
Pilgrimage destination.
Chiesa Madre:
Church located in the square of the same name in strict Baroque style.


ISOLA DELLE FEMMINE

Sea Tower:
built at the end of the seventeenth century to defend the seafaring district and the surrounding areas. The current tower is square shaped and contains two tanks to collect rainwater and the supporting wall structure is over two metres thick.
Land Tower:
Built as a watchtower to monitor and defend Tonnara.


CARINI

Baronessa Castle:
Built between the end of the XI and start of the XII centuries as a medieval fort and then for residential use.
Carburangeli Caves:
Important site of speleological, paleontological and biologic interest. They extend in the sub-soil for about 400 metres in a horizontal direction.
Bio Park:
Exhibition area immersed in greenery with 20 reproductions of actual sized dinosaurs. Full of tropical plants and also hosts a zoo.


Local Food and Wine Attractions


ISOLA DELLE FEMMINE

Daily fish market:
Every morning fishermen meet on the quay in the small port of IsoladelleFemmine, to sell their catch directly from their boats and continue an age-old ritual.
Typical restaurants in the area famous for their sea-based specialities: seafood, Gunard, Swordfish, Tuna.
Bakeries and ice-cream parlours famous for their production of ricotta based desserts.




Local Sports Attractions


ISOLA DELLE FEMMINE

Sailing, windsurfing and canoeing schools

Rubber boats rental service (no boat licence required)

Boat excursions to Isola delle Femmine and Capo Gallo

Info:
Isola del Vento via dei Villini snc
90040 Isola delle Femmine (Pa)

www.isoladelvento.com

Email: surfer1@tiscali.it
Tel. 328 3177858



Local Environmental Attractions


Capo Gallo

Sea Reserve of Capo Gallo-Isola delle Femmine:
Motor or sailing boat excursion in the most picturesque little bays along the coast.
Guided Excursions in the Nature Reserve of Capo Gallo:
Excursions on foot in the charming reserve.
Nature Reserve of Isola delle Femmine:
Visit the nature reserve on the island in collaboration with LIPU (Italian Bird Protection Alliance) guides.
Nature Reserve of Zingaro, Scopello (Trapani):
Unforgettable excursions in the uncontaminated nature reserve between San Vito Lo Capo and Scopello.

Capo Gallo

Fishing-tourism:
comfortable trip in a traditional boat with a professional sailor to discover the craft of fishing.
Explore Isola delle Femmine:
Boat with glass bottom allowing you to see underwater, curious and fun, even for children.
Carburangeli Caves, Carini:
Important site of speleological, paleontological and biologic interest. They extend in the sub-soil for about 400 metres in a horizontal direction.




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