Montemaggiore Belsitothe door of the Madonie

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts

Montemaggiore Belsito

Provincia: PA - Area: Cefalù and Madonie

Montemaggiore Belsito is a small village surrounded by unspoiled nature. Known as La Porta delle Madonie, , its territory, where the Favara and Granza woods converge, is rich in holm oaks, oaks and Mediterranean scrub.
The village was born in the 12th century as a Saracen and then Byzantine farmhouse. In the seventeenth century it reached its maximum splendor, it was enriched with a monastery, a Benedictine convent and at least three churches.
Today the village of Montemaggiore Belsito jealously guards the monuments and works that bear witness to its rich history.

What to eat

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

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 Montemaggiore Belsito


Nearby Places

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


Palermo surroundings


Cefalù and Madonie


Cefalù and Madonie

Sclafani Bagni

Cefalù and Madonie