Licodia Eubea

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Licodia Eubea

Area: Central Sicily

Licodia Eubea is a small village in the Sicilian hinterland lying on two hills overlooking the Dirillo river.
It is an ancient land, inhabited by Greeks and Romans. According to some historians, the ancient Euboia stood in this territory, a colony founded by the Calcidesi in 650 BC.
The strategic importance of the city of Licodia Eubea is testified by the presence of a castle as early as the 12th century.
A Licodia Eubea there are numerous necropolises and churches that Giovanni Verga mentioned in his short stories, as well as the extraordinary natural corners still intact.
The historic center of Licodia Eubea is made up of narrow and winding streets, arched passages and small houses with stone tiles. The surrounding area is made up of gentle hills dotted with agave and prickly pear.
In this place, life flows slowly between art, culture and traditions.

What to eat

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

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 Licodia Eubea


Nearby Places

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


Central Sicily


Central Sicily

Monterosso Almo

Ragusa surroundings


Central Sicily