Things to do, attractions, interesting facts

Useful information to fully enjoy your visit to Poggioreale. 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 Poggioreale.

The history of Poggioreale is marked by the tragic event of the 1968 earthquake in the Belice Valley, during which the city was completely destroyed. Later Poggioreale was rebuilt in a new location, so the ruins were never removed.
Today the ruins of Poggioreale have been transformed into a location rich in memory.


What to see

Attractions to see in Poggioreale

Interesting Facts

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

A man who saved Poggioreale inhabitants

A man who saved Poggioreale inhabitants

Some eyewitness accounts tell of a man who managed to save the men of Poggioreale from the fury of the earthquake.


Places "Man of the Stars" - Poggioreale

In the ruins of Poggioreale, destroyed by the earthquake in 1968, some scenes of the film "Man of the stars" were shot.

Nearby Places

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

Sambuca di Sicilia

Selinunte and Belice Valley

Contessa Entellina

Selinunte and Belice Valley


Selinunte and Belice Valley


Selinunte and Belice Valley


Trapani surroundings


Selinunte and Belice Valley