Things to do, attractions, interesting facts
Useful information to fully enjoy your visit to San Cono. Attractions to see, Traditional Festival, events and things to do to have fun, food to taste, which items to buy, which interesting facts to know and where to stay on vacation in San Cono.
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San Cono stands on the Erei mountains, at the foot of Monte San Marco, surrounded by fertile hills and rows of prickly pears.
Originally it was the ancient feud of Dainamare and Santo Cono, then passed under the property of the most famous Sicilian families, and finally to the Marquis of Floresta who brought it back to life in the eighteenth century with plantations and intensive crops.
There are many valuable buildings, witnesses of its historical events, which enrich the artistic heritage of this town.
San Cono is surrounded by expanses of vegetable gardens, orchards, vineyards, almond groves, and prickly pear rugoli. It excels in the production of agri-food products.
The production of the Prickly Pear of San Cono DOP has given it the title of capital city of the prickly pear.
What to see
Attractions to see in San Cono
Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about San Cono
Carrivalate of San Cono
The Carrivalates are a form of itinerant theater, played by actors on horseback, which is characteristic of the village of San Cono only.
Leggendarie origini di San Cono
According to history, San Cono was founded by the Marquis Ottavio Trigona, but legend attributes the foundation of the village to a miracle.
Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of San Cono. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!