The Staircase of the Turks
Mazara del Vallo, Marsala, which is 22 km., is characterized by winding streets and hidden courtyards. It ‘a labyrinthine town jutting out into the sea, only in Sicily with the port-channel, which goes into the city. Also was the first Phoenician port, then Roman. It was conquered by the Arabs in 827.
Famous in the Mediterranean is its daily fish market where products are exported fish caught by vessels in the Strait of Sicily various components of fishing co-operative farms, some of these companies are the result of commercial cooperation between Italy and Tunisia. Some areas of Mazara is entirely populated by many Tunisians and often marriages are between the latter and the local population. They are in fact many stores with products of Arab craftsmanship.
Under the culinary aspect, is the famous cous cous with fish-based or the ram, the roe and red prawns of Mazara. The kitchen has Mazara then, broadly, a resonance of North African cuisine.