Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Area: Palermo surroundings

Marineo is a small village located in the Palermo area, halfway between the hinterland and the coast.
The town is characterized by the imposing cliff that rises behind it, known as La Rocca or < em>Toma di Polifemo.
The first traces of settlement in this area date back to the 8th century BC. Then it was inhabited by the Phoenicians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Byzantines, the Arabs, the Normans and the Swabians. The current town dates back to 1550 and was born thanks to the licentia populandi obtained by the feudal lord Francesco Beccadelli granted by Charles V.
Today the rich history of this village is enclosed in its castle, its monuments, in its archaeological museum and in the archaeological areas distributed throughout its territory.

What to eat

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

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 Marineo


Nearby Places

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


Palermo surroundings


Palermo surroundings

Piana degli Albanesi

Palermo surroundings


Palermo surroundings