Castellammare del Golfo Travel Guide

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Castellammare del Golfo Things to Do

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    by rosata Updated Jan 19, 2013

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    One side of the town has the port.

    The other side of the town has beautiful sandy beaches (no photo except the long view).

    The beach is okay to walk along or for sunbathing purposes and local families spend time there.

    For swimming, the sea is cleaner and clearer about 10 km down the coast in the settlement of Scopello which is just on the edge of Riserva Naturale dello Zingaro. Indeed there are beautiful bathing spots from the coastline of the Nature Riserve too.

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Castellammare del Golfo Hotels

  • Hotel Cala Marina

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  • Sataru Resort

    Thgis little hotel is a perfect place to stay and forget abt everything...wonderful garden,...

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  • La Tavernetta

    Via Armando Diaz, 3, Scopello, Castellammare del Golfo, 91010, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Cerri Hotel

    Via Mascagni, 2, Castellammare del Golfo, 91014, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Punta Nord-Est

    Via Leonardo Da Vinci, 67, Castellammare Del Golfo

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Le Plejadi

    Via Nunzio Nasi 41, Castellammare del Golfo, 91014, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • La Piazzetta

    Piazza Europa 8, Castellammare del Golfo, 91014, Italy

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Cetarium Hotel

    Via Don Leonardo Zangara, 45, Castellammare del Golfo, 91014, Italy

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel Torre Bennistra

    Via N. Roma 19, Castellammare del Golfo, 91014, Italy

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Couples

Castellammare del Golfo Restaurants

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    by lforrro Written Feb 9, 2010

    "La Lampara" is a great place to eat, situated on Castellammare del Golfo beach. They have great pizza's but what I really love is their fresh fish and seeafood. You should ask for the fish of the day ("pescato del giorno") and let the owner (a very nice bald guy :-) surprise you. Excellent wine list and wonderful to eat outside during the warm summer evenings!

    Favorite Dish: Insalata di polipo, is always fresh and tasty. Simple but great!

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Castellammare del Golfo Nightlife

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    by lforrro Written Feb 9, 2010

    Cantina Aurelia is a cosy pub, very popular due to his free concerts, good beer and friendly owner Diego. The music is always great and they organize life shows very often. Their snaks are also very tasty and the cocktails are real "art works" :-)
    On request they can rent you a mountain bike or organize trekking, diving and climbing experiences.

    Dress Code: informal

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    • Beer Tasting
    • Wine Tasting

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Castellammare del Golfo Sports & Outdoors

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    by rosata Updated Jun 8, 2014

    The Club Alpino Italiano subsection of Castellammare del Golfo has a 2014 calendar programme of events including hiking, biking, climbing/rock climbing in the surrounding areas and trips to other places.

    I have seen an interesting urban trekking in Palermo day which hopefully will fit in with a time when I am able to be there.

    For more information : email - info@caidelgolfo.it

    The photos are of the 2012 brochure, the website features the up to date programme of events.

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    • Cycling

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Castellammare del Golfo Favorites

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    by salmayo Written Aug 8, 2009

    Favorite thing: On the side of the superstrada between Palermo and Trapani as you enter Castellammare (it's also opposite the bus stop for whoever arrives by public transport) you'll find a relatively uncharacteristic bar that probably won't grab your attention were it not for this article. There are three bars lined up, one after the other, but the one to take notice of is 'La Sorgente' owned by Vincenzo Scuderi (address: C/da Gemma d'oro, 92, telephone: 0924 32800).

    Cassetelle are a specialty sweet from the province of Trapani, but especially Castellammare. This is the bar that produces the best and the most. We had tried several prior to these ones and they were nice, but didn't rate as anything worth writing about.

    La Sorgente exceeded all expectations with their steaming hot cassetelle. The place is so busy and they sell so many that they are always hot and stuffed to overbrimming with a delicious mix of ricotta and chocolate chips!

    Mmmmmmm....

    Fondest memory: See above... warm, freshly baked cassatelle from La Sorgente bar!

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