San Biagio Platani: the village of the Easter Arches

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San Biagio Platani

Provincia: AG - Area: Agrigento surroundings

San Biagio Platani, located on a slope overlooking the valleys of the Platani and Turvoli rivers, rises in an area rich in the cultivation of pistachios, almonds, cereals and olive trees.
Its origins date back to 1635, the year in which Giovanni Battista Gerardi obtained the licentia populandi. Thus it was that the first residential nucleus was born around the Palazzo Ducale and the Mother Church.
San Biagio Platani is known as the town of the arches of Easter, due to an ancient tradition, which its origins in the eighteenth century, and which is renewed every year at Easter.

Things to do

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What to eat

Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in San Biagio Platani

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

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Nearby Places

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

Sant'Angelo Muxaro

Agrigento surroundings


Agrigento surroundings


Agrigento surroundings

Santo Stefano Quisquina

Agrigento surroundings