Things to do, attractions, interesting facts
Useful information to fully enjoy your visit to Monterosso Almo. 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 Monterosso Almo.
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Monterosso Almo is a small village, counted among the most beautiful villages in Italy, nestled in the Iblei Mountains.
The territory on which it stands preserves archaeological traces of considerable interest that tell the long history of this center.
The fabric urban center develops around splendid squares, ancient churches, narrow alleys, important monuments and suggestive arched passages.
It is a place where you can breathe healthy air, a land founded on ancient crafts, agriculture and pastoralism, characteristics confer to Monterosso Almo a unique charm.
Monterosso Almo finally offers a superb food and wine experience that offers genuine flavors, the result of ancient peasant traditions, such as cavateddi, cherries, almonds, bread and scacce, mushrooms, sausages and wild boar meat. Bread is the specialty of the village, among the best known is "u scacciuni", bread soaked in oil and flavored with oregano. Another specialty is capuliatu, the sun-dried tomato.
What to see
Attractions to see in Monterosso Almo
Interesting and fun facts, mythology, legend, folk tales and more to know about Monterosso Almo
Places "Man of the Stars" - Poggioreale
In the splendid village of Monterosso Almo some scenes of the film "Man of the stars" were shot.
Places "The sirocco room" in Monterosso Almo
In the village of Monterosso Almo some scenes of "La stanza dello Scirocco" were shot.
Origin of the name "Monterosso Almo"
The origin of the name of the Borgo "Monterosso Almo" tells of its history and its geographical location.
Cocuzza family from Monterosso Almo
The Cocuzza family, who built their sumptuous home in Monterosso, was one of the most influential Sicilian families of the late nineteenth century.
The miracle of the head of San Giovanni in Monterosso Almo
In Monterosso Almo, some tales and legends are linked to the cult of San Giovanni Battista.
Places "The boss of the bosses" - Monterosso Almo
Many scenes of the film "Il capo dei capo" were shot in the village of Monterosso Almo
Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Monterosso Almo. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!