AGRIGENTO SANTA NINFA (Valle del Belice)


9 May 2018
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Wednesday
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153 km
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HIGHLIGHTS

SANTA NINFA (Valle del Belice)

Santa Ninfa is a town with approx. 5,000 inhabitants in the province of Trapani. Founded in 1605, it was hit by the devastating earthquake of the Valley of the Belice, on 15th January 1968.

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GALLERY

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FOOD

Valle del Belice DOP olive oil, Belicino (sheep milk cheese), Vastedda (stretched-curd sheep milk cheese), Melone Giallo di Gibellina (winter melon), Pane nero di Castelvetrano (brown bread), sausage, Bracculata (bread dough with a vegetable filling); Mustazzola, Testi di Turco, Cosi duci, Cannatuna (traditional cookies).

WINE

Valle del Belice IGT (withe: Grecanico and Inzolia; red: Nerello Mascalese and Nero d’Avola).

MAIN SIGHTS

Chiesa Madre (20th century), Castello di Rampinzeri, Grotta di Santa Ninfa nature reserve, Gibellina Vecchia and the “Ludovico Corrao” Museum of contemporary art, Museo Nino Cordio.

HISTORY

Population: 5,000

Foundation: 1605

Ancient name: Feudo Rampinzeri

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