Cerda is a charming ancient village which includes the wonderful Granza Forest and the Bomes lake.
The charming village of Cerda was founded in 1526 by the noble Salvatore Bardi. Later the village was acquired by Giuseppe Santostefano, the marquess of Cerda who improved the economy of the feudal town building workshops and cultivating the surrounding area. The main holy places of the village are the Church of Madonna dei Miracoli; the Benedictine Monastery of S.Maria di Brugìtabìs; the Mother Church dedicated to the Immacolata Concezione. The Palazzo Russo is an ancient building including fascinating frescos made by the Sicilian painters Cavallaro and Brusca in 1892.
Close to the village it is possible to visit the wonderful Granza Forest and the Bomes lake.
People live here:
Sagra del carciofo, typical food festival
Sagra della pizza e delle focacce, traditional food festival
How to get there:
Get on Autostrada Palermo -Catania, exit Bivio di Buonfornello, then follow S.S. 113 exit Cerda.
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Strada Statale 120, km 13,7 Località Fontanarossa, 90010 Cerda, Italia
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Via Gen. Di Maria, 52
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