Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Provincia: PA - Area: Palermo surroundings

Mezzojuso is a small and charming village that stands on the eastern slopes of Rocca Busambra, in a green landscape of oak, chestnut, elm and ash woods.
The small village of Mezzojuso is the guardian of Arabeshe culture in Sicily. It is a fifteenth-century Albanian colony and even if today the mother tongue is no longer spoken in the village, the ethnic identity is perceptible in the liturgical diversity of the two rites, the Latin and the Greek. The heart of the village is the central square where there are two churches, one of the Catholic rite and one of the Byzantine rite.
Immersed in nature, located within the Bosco di Ficuzza Nature Reserve, Mezzojuso offers interesting starting points for fabulous naturalistic excursions. Mezzojuso is important from an agricultural point of view for the production of wheat, grapes, olives, chestnuts, almonds. Also noteworthy is the production of dairy products.

Things to do

Tour, Experience, Tastings,...

What to eat

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

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 Mezzojuso


Nearby Places

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


Palermo surroundings


Palermo surroundings


Palermo surroundings


Palermo surroundings