Calatafimi - Segesta
Things to do, attractions, interesting facts
Area: Trapani surroundings
In its territory there is the
It is believed that the original village can be identified with the ancient city of Acesta, built near the Crimiso river, and named by Virgil in the Aeneid. Its name derives from the Arab fortress Qal'at Fîmî, or Euphemius' castle.
The current town is characterized by alleys, courtyards and stairways that are divided into labyrinthine and tortuous paths, clearly of Islamic origin. Each of these places retains its own history and meaning, some alleys recall the heroic deeds of Garibaldi, others popular traditions, still others the history, symbols and folklore of this city.
Things to do
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Traditional Festivals, Events, Live Show,... Calatafimi - Segesta
What to eat
Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Calatafimi - Segesta
You can obviously taste all the typical products of Sicilian cuisine, the most well-known ones, such as cannoli, Sicilian cassata, arancini, etc. But there are some specialties typical of this area that are more difficult to find in other areas of Sicily.
Where to stay
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Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Calatafimi - Segesta. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!