Excursion Caltabellotta

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Excursion Caltabellotta

Departure by bus from Sciacca’s major hotels. Caltabellotta is one of the most beautiful Sicilian towns, rich in charm and history, and it has a splendid view over most of southern Sicily. The oldest traces that are still visible are the Punic tombs carved into the rock and the prehistoric necropolis near Santa Maria Della Pietà church. The so-called “Pizzo” is the most interesting part of Caltabellotta, which is the highest and oldest area of the town where the old Mother Church stands, built by the Normans in the eleventh century and dominated by Monte Castello, where you can admire the remains of the walls that surrounded the city and the ancient tower.

Duration excursion: half day
Start time: 09h00 or 14h30

Included:
Meeting at the hotel, transfer to Caltabellotta and tasting of typical products. Return to the hotel.

Not included:
The guide, meals and entrance to museums or places of interest.

Price:

Cost up to 8 people 20,00 Euro to person
Cost up to 19 people 17,00 Euro to person

On request departure from other places.

Caltabellotta

Caltabellotta is one of the most beautiful cities of all Sicily, rich in charm and history. Its current name was given to it under Arab rule and means Castle of Oaks. The city is built on a steep site and is characterized by narrow and steep streets for excellent physical preparation.

Caltabellotta

The center is the most interesting part of the city with in particular the place called Pizzo which is the highest and oldest area of the city. From here you can admire a 360°  landscape and discover both the seaside and the mountains.

Caltabellotta

One can also discover the old Mother Church, built by the Normans in the eleventh century and dominated by the Castle of Mount, where we can admire the remains of the walls surrounding the city and the old tower.

Caltabellotta

Before leaving the city we go to visit a small oil mill, for the tasting of typical local products.