Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Area: Central Sicily

Caltanissetta, located in the hinterland of Sicily, stands on a hilly terrain on the slopes of Monte San Giuliano, a strategic position from which it dominates the surrounding landscape.
The first to inhabit the area were the Sicani, who settled in several villages starting from the 19th century BC The urban center was conquered in the 7th century BC. by the Greeks and after the Second Punic War it passed to the Romans. With the subsequent Arab occupation around 846 AD, the city was fortified.
Witnesses of its long history are the monuments, churches, palaces and castles that enrich the territory of Caltanissetta.

What to eat

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

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 Caltanissetta


Nearby Places

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

San Cataldo

Central Sicily


Central Sicily


Central Sicily


Central Sicily

Interesting Facts

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