Montalbano Elicona

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts

Montalbano Elicona

Area: Messina surroundings

Montalbano Elicona is a beautiful village nestled in the Peloritani mountains, famous for its castle that stands on a rock overlooking the small town.
The village is made up of small houses, located on outcrop rock spurs, one leaning against the other, which create a picturesque labyrinth of late medieval alleys and overpasses.
In its territory is the Argimusco, a naturalistic and archaeological site, which represents one of the most mysterious and evocative places in Sicily.
A rich historical heritage, prehistoric remains and centuries-old woods characterize the village.

What to eat

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

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 Montalbano Elicona


Nearby Places

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

San Piero Patti

Messina surroundings


Messina surroundings


Messina surroundings


Messina surroundings

Interesting Facts

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