Gela: vineyards and Ancient Greece

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Area: Agrigento surroundings

Gela has an ancient history and boasts a rich artistic, cultural and religious heritage.
It was founded in 689 BC. by the Rhodesian-Cretan colonists, it was equipped with temples and palaces and was destroyed in 282 BC by the Carthaginians.
Gela has a long beach of fine and golden sand surrounded by the typical Mediterranean scrub and in some sections preceded by high, clayey walls and limestone.
The sea of ​​Gela, in particular, is an attraction for all lovers of wind surfing and kite surfing.

What to eat

Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Gela

You can obviously taste all the typical products of Sicilian cuisine, the most well-known ones, such as cannoli, Sicilian cassata, arancini, etc. But there are some specialties typical of this area that are more difficult to find in other areas of Sicily.

Where to stay

Best Offers of Vacation Rental, hotel, B&B where to sleep in Gela


Nearby Places

Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Gela. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!


Agrigento surroundings


Agrigento surroundings


Central Sicily


Ragusa surroundings