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Sciacca Coral Tour 2022

Tour type

Day Tour, Day Trip

Duration

3 hours

Language

English

Group size

2-6, 6+

Sciacca Coral Tour

Discover the extraordinary history of  Sciacca red gold

The Sciacca Coral tour will take you into a fascinating journey into Sciacca's Red Gold. Learn the fascinating story of how a submerged island produced a distinct microclimate that gave birth to a huge coral reef. Discovered on a shoal by a local fisherman, the Sciacca coral made the fortune of many, both locals and foreigners.

Sciacca is just 63 km away from the Valley of the Temples. It’s is a charming place that embraces a stretch of coast washed by the Mediterranean Sea.

The Sciacca Coral Tour leads to the discovery of Sciacca’s red gold, the coral whose history crosses that of the traditions of the towns. The itinerary gives you the  you the opportunity to get to know the historic city center and its history. The starting point is the Casa del Corallo in the picturesque Sailors’ Quarter. From the elegant mother church to the small coral museum, located inside one of the most prestigious coral workshops, you will be able to touch the secrets of this fine art first-hand.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • -Coral House
  • -Main church
  • -Nocito Coral Museum and Atelier

 

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Meet the guide in front of the entrance to the Municipal Garden to reach the Coral House, in the Sailors’ Quarter. You will cross part of the main street to admire the facade and the elegant interiors of the mother church, the seat of the cult for the Madonna del Soccorso (Our Lady of Help) to which devotees, since the seventeenth century, have donated precious ex-votos (mostly jewels) in gold, silver, stones, and coral. After passing the beautiful belvedere square, you arrive at the Nocito Coral Museum and Atelier of the Sciacca Coral Consortium.
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