Parco delle Madonie

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Parco delle Madonie

Area: Cefalù and Madonie

The Madonie Park is a Natural Park that includes the Madonie mountain massif, which is located on the northern Sicilian coast between the course of the Imera and Pollina rivers.
The Madonie Park is the richest place in biodiversity in Sicily and one of the richest in the whole Mediterranean Basin: there are more than 1600 plant entities and many endemic plants among which the most famous is the Madonie Fir. In the Madonie Park there is a rich and precious floristic heritage that includes exclusive species as well as regional and national rarities, including the Astragolo, the Viola, and the Peony. From the faunal point of view, the Park is home to all the mammal species present in Sicily.
The Madonie Park is also an area of ​​great geological interest and is part of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Network. In the past, the Madonie rocks were sea beds that rose a few million years ago thanks to the movement of the tectonic plates: the rocks are therefore rich in marine fossils.

What to eat

Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Parco delle Madonie

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 Parco delle Madonie . The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!


Cefalù and Madonie

Polizzi Generosa

Cefalù and Madonie


Cefalù and Madonie


Cefalù and Madonie

Interesting Facts

Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Parco delle Madonie