Things to do, attractions, interesting facts
Area: Messina surroundings
Its origins are very ancient, but its foundation year is not known. The most accredited hypothesis traces its foundation back to the year 1000, given the presence of the Castle, now in ruins, on the hill overlooking the town.
Starting from the 12th century, Saponara obtained the rank of feud and since then several dynasties have succeeded one another.
Saponara is a land of ancient traditions that are still alive today in popular festivals.
In 1908 it was seriously hit by the earthquake and many of its buildings were seriously damaged.
Things to do
Tour, Experience, Tastings,...
Traditional Festivals, Events, Live Show,... Saponara
What to eat
Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Saponara
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.
Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Saponara
Where to stay
Best Offers of Vacation Rental, hotel, B&B where to sleep in Saponara
Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Saponara. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!