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Meteo on Custonaci
Around us

Custonaci
It takes its name from the greek Kustunaki (small chestnut), with probable influence of the word "custuni", which is the ridge of Monte Cofano.
Built at the end of the 18th century, due to the actions of Bourbon survey and allocation of vacant lands, the settlement was developing according to a orthogonal system around the Sanctuary of the Madonna. After 1948 it became autonomous.
Nearby you can visit the Scurati cave, within which there is a real village, with houses and streets, served as a bomb shelter during the Second World War and home to a charming Living Nativity that there is held every year during Christmas holidays. This cave in summer becomes a museum with living characters, who represent the ancient crafts.

Another religious event is held every last Wednesday of August for the Landing Madonna in the Bay of Cornino. In fact, thousands of faithful gather in procession from the Cathedral of the same bay until the center of Custonaci. The evening ends with spectacular fireworks.
Another archaeological site is the cave Miceli, where incisions are linear in the Upper Paleolithic period.

Excursions
Archaeological, natural and prehistoric monuments.
Nature Reserve Mount Hood, Erice, Segesta, Selinunte, San Vito Lo Capo, the Zingaro Nature Reserve, Castellammare del Golfo, Scopello, Cave di Cusa, Mozia, Trapani, Valderice, Buseto Palizzolo, Alcamo, Calatafimi, Life, Santa Ninfa, Valle Belice, Mazara del Vallo, Marsala, Aegadian Islands, Pantelleria, Poggioreale, Partanna, Gibellina, Salemi.

Attractions
In Trapani one of the finest collections in the world of coral jewelry is preserved in the Museum Pepoli housed within the ancient Carmelite Monastery near the Sanctuary, where you can admire the marble statue of the Madonna di Trapani dating from the fourteenth century.
Features are Saline and the cultivation of salt with its mills, some of them recently restored, the piles of salt covered with terracotta tiles and the Salt Museum. From here starts the Salt Pans Natural Reserve.