Things to do, attractions, interesting facts
Area: Messina surroundings
Its history is linked to that of nearby Patti, of which it was a flourishing hamlet until 1636. It then obtained its independence with the payment of the sum of four thousand scudi to the Royal Court of Philip IV of Spain, engaged in the war against France.
Montagnareale was a rich agricultural village, also important for breeding and the production of silk and linen. Activities which in the past were so flourishing to the point that many of the products were also exported.
Today the village is surrounded by a splendid natural landscape which can be admired along its numerous paths, the presence of mills and oil mills recalls its history an agricultural village, its small center preserves some valuable monuments.
What to eat
Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Montagnareale
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 Montagnareale
Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Montagnareale. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!