Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Provincia: CT - Area: Central Sicily

Caltagirone is world famous for the handcrafted production of ceramics. Due to this peculiarity it is known as the city of ceramics, fortress of jars, hill of vases, or as a land of clay.
The city is situated in a scenic amphitheater-like position between the Iblei and Erei mountains and dominates the plain of Catania and Gela.
The traces of its millenary history embellish tourist routes and itineraries thanks to an archaeological, artistic and architectural heritage of considerable value.
Caltagirone is a UNESCO heritage together with the other seven late Baroque cities of the Val di Noto.

What to eat

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

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

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


Nearby Places

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

San Michele di Ganzaria

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Agrigento surroundings

Interesting Facts

Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Caltagirone