Riesi


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Riesi

Area: Central Sicily

Riesi is a town in the Sicilian hinterland, located at the foot of Monte Santa Veronica, near the Salso river valley.
Founded in the 13th century, its territory has been inhabited since ancient times by various populations: Sicans, Sicilians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans.
Its history has always been linked to the presence of sulfur mines. A story that today is told through its museum.
Among the typical dishes of the city of Riesi, several typical preparations of the Sicilian tradition stand out: tagliatelle with rice and legumes, Maccarruna alla carrittera, fuateddre, guasteddri, muffuletti, vurciddrata... Important wine production as well: Riesi DOC.

Things to do

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What to eat

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

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 Riesi. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!

Sommatino

Central Sicily

Ravanusa

Agrigento surroundings

Mazzarino

Central Sicily

Butera

Agrigento surroundings

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