Mazara del Vallo is a city with an ancient history, a sign of contact with different cultures (Hellenic, Romanesque and Muslim above all), and the testimonies in this city of their passage are many, and today they are expressed in the numerous monuments and attractions scattered throughout. the country. But tourism, as we will see later, also develops thanks to its naturalistic beauties, in particular thanks to its beaches, which benefit from a cooler climate than the rest of Sicily, thanks to strong winds from different directions, which also ideal for many water sports.Landscape beauties, we said at the beginning of the paragraph. First of all, it must be said that the territory of Mazara del Vallo is part of the Lake Preola and Gorghi Tondi Integral Nature Reserve, a WWF oasis with an extension of about 335 hectares, which is home to various species of flora and fish of a certain value. But the tourism of Mazara del Vallo also develops for its beautiful beaches. Let's start with the beach of Capo Feto, a large stretch of coast of fine sand, which has remained uncontaminated. This is a particularly important area, given that in 2011 it was recognized as a protected wetland (one of the few remaining in Sicily by now); it is particularly difficult to reach, which is why it is not uncommon to find groups of naturists inside.Just outside Mazara del Vallo is the beach of Tonnarella, which extends for about 8 kilometers, with stretches of free beach but also several lidos, which entertain tourists with entertainment shows and with numerous clubs on its surface. The wind that blows on this beach, then, becomes ideal for surfing and kite-surfing, even at competitive levels, with some important sporting events.