Castellammare del Golfo

A modern seaside resort with gorgeous medieval architecture, this Sicilian town has so much to offer.

Castellammare del Golfo is a town and commune in the Trapani Province of Sicily. The name can be translated as "Sea Fortress on the Gulf," from the medieval fortress in the harbor. The nearby body of water conversely takes its name from the town, and is known as Gulf of Castellammare. Coming from its marina called "Cala Marina" with many restaurants and bars, the urban plan is made of steps and winding streets that lead to Piazza Petrolo or towards the main central gardens, where the town center lies with many shops, cafes and restaurants. In the past twenty years Castellammare del Golfo has become an important tourist location as it is conveniently situated between Palermo and Trapani.
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