Things to do, attractions, interesting facts
Area: Palermo surroundings
Torretta stands on the slopes of Mount Canalicchi, not far from the Tyrrhenian Sea and the city of Palermo.
It was officially founded in 1599 by the noble Arrigo Traina and throughout its history, first as a fiefdom and then as a barony, it has had the prerogative of belonging to some of the most illustrious families in Sicily: Grifeo, Santapau, Traina and Tomasi di Lampedusa.
Of significant interest is the artistic heritage of this small center enclosed in the Sanctuary of the Madonna delle Grazie and in the treasures of art preserved in it.
What to eat
Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Torretta
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 Torretta
Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Torretta. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!