Things to do, attractions, interesting facts
Area: Siracusa surroundings
The surrounding area bears witness to its ancient history. Inhabited since the archaic era, it passed under the dominion of the Greeks, Byzantines and Normans.
It was destroyed by the 1963 earthquake and rebuilt in the style of the time, the Sicilian Baroque. The ruins of the medieval districts tell its ancient history, the precious Baroque architecture testifies to its rebirth.
Agricultural center of excellence, Ferla is renowned for its olive oil from the Iblei Mountains, in particular for the variety scorzone, for the truffle of the Iblei, also known as the black truffle of Ferla, and for the dairy products and sausages.
Traditional sweets of the place are the Cuddureddi stuffed with walnuts and honey, and the Cassatelle with ricotta , cinnamon and egg yolk.
Things to do
Tour, Experience, Tastings,...
Experience the natural wonders of the UNESCO-listed Pantalica Nature Reserve on a guided tour from Ferla. Explore Byzantine villages and enjoy a nature walk to the Calcinara River for swimming.
What to eat
Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Ferla
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 Ferla
Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Ferla. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!