Casteltermini is a small inland town in the province area of Agrigento,
It was founded in 1629 by Vincenzo Maira Termini e Ferreri
Once its economy was based on sulphur mining. Since when the mines have been closed unemployment has compelled many inhabitants to emigrate.
There live 11000 people
The feast dedicated to the Holy Cross is the most important religious event of Casteltermini.
This feast takes place on the fourth Sunday of May every year.
In that occasion local people perform the very interesting Taratà dance.
SS.COSMA AND DAMIANO CHURCH better known as PURGATORIO.
The SANTA CROCE HEREMITAGE is outside the town and it contains a fragment of the Holy cross.
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