Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Area: Palermo surroundings

Altofonte is a small village that stands at the foot of Monte Moarda, in an area rich in woods and springs.
The village boasts an important past: chosen as a summer residence by the Normans, Aragonese and Angevins, it was the birthplace of King Peter II of Aragon and was the Royal Hunting Park of the Norman King Roger II.
Its history lives on in the village through its monuments and numerous villas, the wealth of very pure water springs in its territory is reflected in the presence of numerous fountains and mills.

What to eat

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

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 Altofonte


Nearby Places

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


Palermo surroundings

Piana degli Albanesi

Palermo surroundings


Palermo surroundings


Palermo surroundings