Chiaramonte Gulfi

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts

Useful information to fully enjoy your visit to Chiaramonte Gulfi . Attractions to see, Traditional Festival, events and things to do to have fun, food to taste, which items to buy, which interesting facts to know and where to stay on vacation in Chiaramonte Gulfi .

Chiaramonte Gulfi

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Chiaramonte Gulfi is an elegant town in the Iblei Mountains which enjoys a magnificent position and a wonderful panoramic view that goes from Etna to the Gulf of Gela. For this reason Chiaramonte Gulfi is known as The Balcony of Sicily.
The charming village is enriched by numerous churches, elegant palaces and characteristic alleys. But what distinguishes it from the other towns in the Val di Noto is the high concentration of museums. Chiaramonte Gulfi is in fact also known as the city of museums, it has 8 in total which make this village a very popular destination for art and history enthusiasts.
Chiaramonte Gulfi is famous throughout the world for its Monti iblei DOP olive oil and for its wines. The food par excellence is pork, which is cooked here with art and skill.


What to see

Attractions to see in Chiaramonte Gulfi

Interesting Facts

Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Chiaramonte Gulfi

Origin of the name

Origin of the name "Chiaramonte Gulfi"

The name "Chiaramonte Gulfi" is linked to the history of this ancient village and to the illustrious Chiaramonte family.

Footprint of San Gregorio Magno in Gulfi

Footprint of San Gregorio Magno in Gulfi

In correspondence with the ancient center of Gulfi, a sanctuary was erected towards the 4th century which, according to tradition, was visited by San Gregorio Magno.

Legend of the Statue of the Virgin of Gulfi

Legend of the Statue of the Virgin of Gulfi

An ancient legend tells of the discovery of the statue of the Virgin of Gulfi.

Nearby Places

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

Monterosso Almo

Ragusa surroundings


Ragusa surroundings


Ragusa surroundings

Licodia Eubea

Central Sicily


Ragusa surroundings


Siracusa surroundings