Polizzi Generosa

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Polizzi Generosa

Provincia: PA - Area: Cefalù and Madonie

Polizzi Generosa is located on a high cliff that extends along the southern slopes of the Madonie.
Polizzi Generosa has ancient origins as evidenced by the finds found in its territory dating back to the IV-III century BC: some identify it with Athens Sicilian of which the historian Diodorus Siculus wrote.
Polizzi Generosa was then disputed by Byzantines, Arabs and Normans and, embellished by the peoples who dominated it, today boasts an extraordinary artistic heritage. At the end of the 15th century, due to its strategic position along some main communication routes, it was economically and culturally enriched: many works of artistic value, kept in the churches of the town, date back to this period.

What to eat

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

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 Polizzi Generosa. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!

Castellana Sicula

Cefalù and Madonie

Parco delle Madonie

Cefalù and Madonie

Petralia Sottana

Cefalù and Madonie


Cefalù and Madonie