Gagliano Castelferrato: the Iron Castle Village

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts

Gagliano Castelferrato

Provincia: EN - Area: Central Sicily

Gagliano Castelferrato is a village in the Sicilian hinterland perched on a steep cliff.
It has a very ancient history: founded by the Sicani in 1900 BC, it was an important center in Roman times, and reached its maximum splendor under Arab domination, a period during which its impregnable castle, the Iron Castle, was built.
Today Gagliano Castelferrato still retains its medieval layout with narrow winding streets and houses huddled together.

Things to do

Tour, Experience, Tastings,...

What to eat

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

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 Gagliano Castelferrato


Nearby Places

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


Central Sicily


Central Sicily


Central Sicily


Central Sicily