Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Provincia: TP - Area: Selinunte and Belice Valley

Salemi is an Arab-medieval village located in the heart of the Belice Valley, surrounded by immense countryside, hills and vineyards.
One of the characteristic features of Salemi is the presence of buildings of different styles, which reflect the successive dominations over time: its origins date back to the Elimi, who founded the nucleus of Halyciae, Alicia. Alicia was conquered first by the Romans, then by the Goths, the Byzantines and the Arabs, who changed its name to Saleiman, "seat of delights", then by the Normans and the Swabians.
Salemi is known as the City of Loaves for its ancient tradition of devotional loaves.

What to eat

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

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 Salemi


Nearby Places

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


Trapani surroundings


Selinunte and Belice Valley

Santa Ninfa

Selinunte and Belice Valley

Calatafimi - Segesta

Trapani surroundings