Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Area: Central Sicily

Mussomeli is a village perched on a hill in the heart of Sicily.
Its name derives from the Arabic "Mazil" and "Mel", meaning "home of good".
Its origins date back to the second half of XIV century, and are linked to the name of Manfredi III di Chiaromonte, the founder. It was Manfredi di Chiaramonte who inaugurated the Manfredonico Castle which stands imposingly on top of a cliff.
The historic center of Mussomeli is full of prestigious noble residences and numerous churches built over the centuries.

What to eat

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

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 Mussomeli


Nearby Places

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

Acquaviva Platani

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Agrigento surroundings

Interesting Facts

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