|The town of Custonaci
Tourism in Custonaci
Going on the scenic route which running along the coast connectes Trapani to Castellammare, it gets to Custonaci.
It is at the foot of the Mount Bufara, an ideal place for numerous excursions, it is interesting both for its naturalistic landscape and for its history, Very easy but not less evocative is the way which leads to the admittance and to the exploration of the Grotta Mangiapane also called Grotta Scurati.
It is the shelter of a small and rural agglomerate made up of houses with one storey and with a chapel and a cobbled paving street.
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The engraving on the walls of the cave are very interesting and they can be date back to the Palaeolithic period.
The fascination of this abandoned village, with the houses squared from the colors of the burnt earth, is possible to enjoy of it in the Christmas period, when to its inside comes prepared an evocative Living Crib, to the inside of which figuring groups put in scene the daily life of the rural Sicily of the early of this century.
In others period of the year the same structure is used to give hospitality a Living Museum of the Trades.
Not far from Scurati grotto raises on the sea the splendid Cofano mountain, rich of history, uncontaminated nature and great landscapes.