Borgetto is a medieval village rich in history and traditions.
Borgetto was founded in 1294 by the baron Simone d’Escolo. Later, in 1360, this tiny village it was ruled by the countess Margherita De Blanco who donated the village to the Minister of San Martino delle Scale to transform it into a huge convent.
The most important monuments of the village are:
The Santurario Maria Santissima Addolorata del Romitiello where it is possible to enjoy a breathtaking view of the village; The Mother Church built in 1762 with a Baroque facade; The Church of Sant’Antonio da Padova, the Church of Madonna di Loreto, the Church of S.Nicolò di Bari, the Church of Provvidenza, the Church of SS.Salvatore dei Padri Passionisti.
People live here:
Cene di San Giuseppe, it is a traditional food festival (18-19/03)
Trofeo Corri per le Vie di Borgetto, it is a popolar car race
Presepe vivente, it is a Christmas tradition which shows a live Nativity in the old town centre.
How to get there:
Take A29 Palermo-Trapani exit Partinico, and then continue to Borgetto (5 Km).
Take SS186 Palermo-Monreale Pioppo-Giacalone, exit Borgetto (24km)
Santa Nicola Holiday Flat
Via Guido Mancuso 25, 90042
Contrada Carrubella snc, 90042
Mobile: +39 393 894 5296
Pizzeria La sorgente
via circonvallazione, SS186 km. 24 Borgetto
Ph. 091 898 8420;
Simonetta Restaurant & Pizza
Via Carlo Goldoni,
Ph. 091 898 1753
Castellammare del Golfo
Villagrazia di Carini