Chiusa Sclafani: the village of cherries

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts

Chiusa Sclafani

Provincia: PA - Area: Palermo surroundings

Chiusa Sclafani is a small village nestled on a slope in the Sosio river valley, in an area rich in naturalistic beauties.
The origins of this village are very ancient, it is thought to date back to the period of Greek domination of the area. The development of the current inhabited center took place starting from 1320, a time in which Count Matteo Sclafani worked to build the castle on the ruins of the pre-existing Saracen farmhouse.
Chiusa Sclafani is the country of cherry trees. In spring, at the time of cherry blossom, the landscape of the valley surrounding the town turns white, offering an extremely suggestive panorama.

What to eat

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

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 Chiusa Sclafani


Nearby Places

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


Selinunte and Belice Valley


Agrigento surroundings

Contessa Entellina

Selinunte and Belice Valley

Palazzo Adriano

Palermo surroundings