Floresta: on the Nebrodi mountains and between two seas

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Area: Messina surroundings

Floresta is a small village immersed in the Nebrodi Park. Located about 1300 meters above sea level, Floresta is the highest municipality in Sicily.
The first news about Floresta dates back to the fourteenth century: the territory where the village stands today was assigned to Peregrino De Pactis, but the current it began to form only starting from 1619 when the feud passed under the power of the Spaniard Antonio Quintanas Duegna.

Things to do

Tour, Experience, Tastings,...

Floresta is immersed in the Nebrodi Park and which borders the Alcantara River Park, is dotted with small mountain lakes where many species of birds stop, offering splendid and evocative landscapes.

What to eat

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

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 Floresta


Nearby Places

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


Messina surroundings


Messina surroundings

San Piero Patti

Messina surroundings

Santa Domenica Vittoria

Messina surroundings