Pietraperzia


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Pietraperzia

Area: Central Sicily

Pietraperzia is a suggestive village located in the valley of the Salso river, in the heart of Sicily.
Its ancient origins are testified by over 50 prehistoric sites present in its territory. It was dominated by the Sicani who controlled the lower Himera river from here. The population of a Calabrian colony of Syracuse, Caulonia, then moved. Pietraperzia owes its name to the Romans and to the Normans, led by the noble Barresi family, its prosperity.
Its historic center is characterized by small streets with paving stones, stone steps, alleys, which alternate with small squares and open spaces where numerous and fascinating monuments overlook.

Things to do

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What to eat

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

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

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Nearby Places


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

Barrafranca

Central Sicily

Caltanissetta

Central Sicily

Mazzarino

Central Sicily

Riesi

Central Sicily

Interesting Facts

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

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