Pozzallo is located in Sicily, a beautiful island with wonderful and unique archaeological finds. To visit it, an excellent starting point can be Pozzallo, one of the most beautiful seaside resorts in the Ragusa province.

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What to see in Pozzallo

Pozzallo is a very ancient city in Sicily, enclosed between Ragusa, Modica e ispica. These lands were already inhabited since time immemorial, in fact, they contain interesting historical treasures, such as artifacts dating back to the Roman and Byzantine periods, and specifically coins from two distinct centuries: 72 and 250 AD.

During that period the ships that passed in those waters, supplied themselves with the fresh water supplied by the wells on the coast of Pozzallo, and it is precisely from its wells that the village takes its name: Pozzallo really means "Pozzo al Mare".

After the Saracen rule, Pozzallo was conquered by the Arabs, thus becoming one of the most important stopovers where the gallees equipped to set fire to the other ships refueled.

But the more recent history of Pozzallo begins from the times of Manfredi Chiaramonte, when construction of the loader, that is warehouses equipped with piers, thus allowing the rapid loading and unloading of goods from ships.

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What to see in Pozzallo and surroundings

Visiting Pozzallo cannot go unnoticed tower of protection erected to defend the city from pirates, built by Count Bernardo Cabrera, later transformed into a private tower used to protect the Sicilian coasts.

During a visit to Pozzallo, one cannot fail to visit two very important places in the city: the Church Mother and the characteristic Town Hall. Behind the protection tower, in Remembrance Square, was built in 1926 on Musso Palace, surrounded by liberty elements.

Starting from the square and following Corso Vittorio Veneto you arrive on the seafront, which ends with a big port. The beach call Stones it is ideal for spending a relaxing day by the sea under the shade of a palm tree. Villa Tedeschi, dating back to the late 1800s, renowned for its beauty certainly deserves at least a short visit.

Around the city some salty ponds have been reclaimed, which are used by the birds for refreshment during the long journey to Africa during the migratory period; in these places fans of birdwatching they can find a real paradise for their passion.

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