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Agrigento

A few miles from Agrigento in the direction of Trapani meets the village of Porto Empedocles, an ancient port area Girgenti (now Agrigento). To visit the Tower of Charles V, the Theatre Empedocles (attualmenti being restored), while leaving the town in the west are the remains of the Roman Villa.
The city recently is also known by the name Vigata, in homage to the fictional country of literary character Salvo Montalbano, created by local writer Andrea Camilleri.
From its port, provides easy access to the Pelagie Islands.


The Scala Turkish is a rock, which rises above the sea along the coast of Realmonte. Become a tourist attraction in time for the singularity of the cliff, white and peculiar forms, whether as a result of the popularity gained by the novels starring Inspector Montalbano in 2007 was made an official request to UNESCO for this site geology is listed as World Heritage Sites.
A few steps from Agrigento, in the town of Aragon are the Maccalube, a vast territory clay characterized by the presence of eruptive phenomena.



A little more than 20 km from Agrigento is worth visiting the small town of Naro, to visit the castle of the Chiaramonte, the old Norman Cathedral, the church of St. Caterinae Palace Malfitano Giacchetto of medieval times.
While they are the baroque church of SS. Salvatore, the Church of St. Nicholas of Bari, the Mother Church and the former Jesuit college, the church of St. Augustine, the church and former convent of St. Francisco and finally to the church of St. Calogero.



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