Trabia: The homeland of spaghetti

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Area: Palermo surroundings

Trabia is a splendid medieval village nestled on a hill overlooking the Tyrrhenian coast. Due to the beauty of its beaches, the richness of its monuments, its strategic position close to numerous destinations of historical and cultural interest in the Palermo area, it is a sought-after tourist destination in Sicily.
The first historical information dates back to '827 and testify to the presence of a farmhouse which was later occupied and fortified by the Arabs. Other documents date back to the year 1154 and attest that thread-like pasta called Itriya was produced in the small village. The current town was founded by Prince Ottavio Lanza, Duke of Camastra in 1635, followed by an urban and architectural expansion that enriched the city with numerous monuments, many of which still exist today.

Things to do

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What to eat

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

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.

Trabia is known as the homeland of spaghetti, an ancient culinary tradition that today represents an excellence of the area. Trabia also boasts an important production of medlars and extra virgin olive oil.

Where to stay

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Nearby Places

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

Termini Imerese

Palermo surroundings


Palermo surroundings

Ventimiglia di Sicilia

Palermo surroundings


Palermo surroundings