Piana degli Albanesi

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts

Piana degli Albanesi

Provincia: PA - Area: Palermo surroundings

Piana degli Albanesi is the most important Albanian colony in Sicily.
It was founded in the second half of the 15th century, when, following the Turkish invasion of the Balkan peninsula, groups of Albanian refugees sought refuge in the nearby coasts of Sicily and still retains their ethnic-linguistic identity.
Particularly interesting is the Late medieval urban fabric of the town with the typical local stone fountains.
Piana degli Albanesi is also nature: bordered by high mountains, it is reflected on a splendid lake.

What to eat

Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Piana degli Albanesi

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 Piana degli Albanesi


Nearby Places

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


Palermo surroundings


Palermo surroundings

San Cipirello

Palermo surroundings


Palermo surroundings

Interesting Facts

Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Piana degli Albanesi