Things to do, attractions, interesting facts
Useful information to fully enjoy your visit to Balestrate. Attractions to see, Traditional Festival, events and things to do to have fun, food to taste, which items to buy, which interesting facts to know and where to stay on vacation in Balestrate.
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Balestrate is a renowned tourist resort for summer holidays in Sicily that overlooks the Gulf of Castellammare.
The first nucleus of the current Balestrate dates back to around 1600 and developed near a tuna fishery, now lost.
Balestrate is renowned for its wide expanses of sandy beach interrupted only by the town's tourist port and the mouth of the Jato river.
What to see
Attractions to see in Balestrate
Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Balestrate
Dance of the Shepherds in Balestrate
The most ancient tradition of Balestrate, closely linked to the Carnival, is the Ballo dei Pastori or Contradanza Mascherata.
Submarine volcano in Balestrate
In Balestrate, a few meters from the shore, there is an underwater volcano.
The Mysterious Caves of Contrada Manostalla
The Caves of Contrada Manostalla are millenary caves shrouded in mystery.
Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Balestrate. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!
Castellammare del golfo