Things to do, attractions, interesting facts


Area: Siracusa surroundings

Carlentini is a village that stands on the edge of the plain of Catania, in an area surrounded by citrus groves, close to the Pancali and Iblei mountains.
Its history is intimately connected to nearby Lentini: following the 1542 earthquake that devastated Lentini , the fortress city of Carleontini arose, i.e. the Lentini founded by Charles V. A great fire in 1561 and the devastating earthquake in the Val di Noto in 1693 led to a complete reconstruction of the ancient town.
The city has an urban layout with an orthogonal layout that enhances the valuable architectural elements located in it. The numerous religious buildings and the remains of the old Spanish fortifications bear witness to its history.

What to eat

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

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 Carlentini


Nearby Places

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


Siracusa surroundings


Siracusa surroundings


Siracusa surroundings


Siracusa surroundings