Welcome to the Mediterranean gem of Sciacca, Siciliy, Italy
. This engaging town, with a population of 40,854, offers visitors a splendid Mediterranean escape, with picturesque rocky heights and glorious sea side beaches, it is a true haven for cultural tourists. Located in the province of Agrigento
on the southwestern coast of Sicily
, Sciacca is one of the most visited of Sicily's southern towns. Start you search for the perfect vacation rental and well sought after accommodations and apartment rentals now with Owner Direct
. Accommodations and villa rentals are available to rent from private homes, one and two bedroom apartments, villas and condo rentals. Sciacca offers tourists amazing cultural and historic sites to explore and take in
. Today the city offers a mix of modern architectural buildings with historic gems that date back to the medieval times. There are numerous historical sites to visit in Sciacca beginning with the Medieval and Renaissance walls, where visitors can find three portals: Porta Palermo
, Porta San Salvatore and Porta San Calogero . These Portals are the gateway to such nearby sites as the Renaissance Church of S. Maria of Giglio, S. Maria dell’Itria and Saint Michael the Archangel. Other religious buildings: the Church of San Nicolò La Latina, the Church of Santa Margherita and the Duomo or Church of Maria SS del Soccorso are also popular tourist sites that are appreciated when visiting Sciacca. A must stop for any visitor is to explore the Castello dei Luna (Moon Castle) which is the only remaining tower left with external walls from the medieval district of Terravechhia.
Among the leisurely days spent basking in the sunshine along the Mediterranean sea side beaches, visitors can fill the days walking along the busy harbor and exploring the regional fresh cuisine. Also able tourists will not want to miss out on Sciacca's famous Carnevale, the most important festival held every February during the week before lent. Carnevale features enormous papier mache figures paraded through town on dramatic and colorful floats. Rent holiday lodging and vacation rentals directly from owners
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