Sambuca di Sicilia: Arab origins Sicilian heart

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts

Sambuca di Sicilia

Provincia: AG - Area: Selinunte and Belice Valley

Sambuca di Sicilia is a splendid village of Arab origin surrounded by the vineyards of the Belice Valley.
Sambuca boasts an ancient history that has its roots in the years of Arab domination.
In the past the village was called Zabut in honor of Emir Al Zabut who founded it after the Arab landing in Sicily in 827.
In the streets of the village the Arab influence is still strong and makes the atmosphere of Sambuca di Sicilia even more suggestive.

What to eat

Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Sambuca di Sicilia

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 Sambuca di Sicilia


Nearby Places

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

Santa Margherita di Belice

Selinunte and Belice Valley

Contessa Entellina

Selinunte and Belice Valley


Agrigento surroundings


Selinunte and Belice Valley