Palma di Montechiaro

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts

Useful information to fully enjoy your visit to Palma di Montechiaro. Attractions to see, Traditional Festival, events and things to do to have fun, food to taste, which items to buy, which interesting facts to know and where to stay on vacation in Palma di Montechiaro.

Palma di Montechiaro stands on a rocky hill that stretches out to the sea.
It is known as the Jerusalem of Sicily: founded in 1637 by the brothers Carlo and Giulio De Caro and Tomasi, on the day consecrated to the invention of the Cross, on May 3, it was born as the city of a new Holy Land. It was therefore called Palma, from the plant symbol of glory.
Palma di Montechiaro is the city of the Leopard, the famous novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, descendant of the founders of the city: this village is the imaginary feud of Donna Fugata.
Palma di Montechiaro offers breathtaking coastal views, a pleasant climate, and a rich historic center.


What to see

Attractions to see in Palma di Montechiaro

Interesting Facts

Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Palma di Montechiaro

The Devil's Letter

The Devil's Letter

The Devil's Letter, transcribed by a nun from the monastery of Palma di Montechiaro, is an unsolved mystery in the history of Sicily.

Nearby Places

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


Agrigento surroundings

Valle dei Templi

Agrigento surroundings


Agrigento surroundings


Agrigento surroundings


Central Sicily


Agrigento surroundings