Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Area: Agrigento surroundings

Racalmuto stands on a valley, in the Agrigento hinterland, rich and fertile.
The Arabs first settled in this place, who settled here with small colonies, then the Byzantines and the Normans. After the Norman domination, the land of Racalmuto was granted to the Barresi family who erected the important fortress of "Castelluccio", to better defend the town.
Today Racalmuto preserves in the dialect, in the traditions, in the urban layout, in the monuments and in the works of art, the memory of the cultures that have alternated there.
Racalmuto is an important stop on the Road of Sicilian writers being the town that gave birth to Leonardo Sciascia.

What to eat

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

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.

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Where to stay

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Nearby Places

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


Agrigento surroundings


Agrigento surroundings


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Agrigento surroundings