Piedimonte Etneo

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts

Piedimonte Etneo

Area: Catania and Etna

Piedimonte Etneo rises on the slopes of Etna, on the eastern slope of the volcano.
It was founded in the 17th century under the power of the Gravina Cruyllas family, and was originally called Belvedere by virtue of the beautiful views overlooking Mount Etna. The eighteenth century was a century of great urban growth for the village: numerous palaces, roads and buildings were built that still characterize it today.
Piedimonte Etneo is part of the Etna Park and preserves a great natural heritage.

Things to do

Tour, Experience, Tastings,...

What to eat

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

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 Piedimonte Etneo


Nearby Places

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

Fiumefreddo di Sicilia

Taormina surroundings


Taormina surroundings


Catania and Etna

Parco Fluviale dell'Alcantara

Taormina surroundings


Catania and Etna


Catania and Etna