Marzamemi is a seaside resort in the municipality of Pachino, located about 20 km from the city of Known; located in the province of SIRACUSA, is famous for its style barocco that distinguishes it.
Since 1912 a tuna processing plant is located in Marzamemi, The Tonnara in fact, the main activity of the city is fishing. But in addition to the fishing and processing of tuna - which we remember however to be the most profitable activity; bluefin tuna and bottarga are the characteristic foods of this locality, which are processed through ancient and traditional drying systems - Marzamemi is famous for its wine, produced locally.
Also, you can visit the fascinating Spinazza beach, which is a popular tourist destination in recent times. Between the activities and the proximity events that the city of Marzamemi hosts, we can include the Frontier Film Festival held in the city since 2000.
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How to see in Marzamemi
On the other side of the complex of the aforementioned tonnara of Marzamemi is the Palace of the Prince of Villadorata, considered the symbolic building of Sicilian town.
Made of sandstone on two levels, it has a terrace overlooking the Piazza Regina Margherita. Built following the dictates of style barocco, still today, it keeps its charm intact.
If the Palace of the Prince of Villadorata is the center of Tonnara, Piazza Regina Margherita is the "beating heart" of Marzamemi.
A square overlooked by two churches, both dedicated to San Francesco da Pola and the ancient fishermen's houses, now transformed into holiday homes.
Piazza Margherita in the evening it becomes one of the most popular places in the movida of all of South-Eastern Sicily, in a whirlwind of emotions and fun.
In addition to being one of the best known villages of Sicily, Marzamemi it is also one renowned seaside resort.
Among the most beautiful beaches of Marzamemi inevitably, we must speak of the aforementioned Spinazza beach, a short distance from the town and can be easily reached on foot.
A little more than 1 Km from Marzamemi is the Cavettone bay, another small paradise for sea lovers.
North of Marzamemi you can find some of the most famous beaches of Sicily. In fact, proceeding northwards, thanks to therental car taken in Marzamemi, you can get to Noto and admire the San Lorenzo beach, Vendicari beach, Calamosche beach, Marianelli beach and Eloro beach.