Novara di Sicilia

Province of Messina

Novara di Sicilia is a small village rich in history and traditions which includes interesting cultural attractions. 

The village of Novara di Sicilia was founded and inhabited by Greeks and later by Romans and Arabs. Later it was conquered by Normans and Roger I built many majestic monasteries to spread the Catholicism over the area. Thank to its wild and prominent natural environment Emperor Frederick II established in the ancient feudal town his private hunting reserve.
The most important monuments of the village are the Church of San Giorgio which includes the ruins of the Norman Castle. Today this church hosts the main cultural events of the village; the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, erected in the 15th century, has a majestic facade; the Church of San Francesco built in the 16th century; the Church of San Nicolò, crested in the 17th century; the Museo Territoriale displays a collection of scientific, artistic and historical documents about the territory of the village.

People live here:



Sagra del Maiorchino, food festival, the Maiorchino is a typical cheese

Festa del Pane food festival

Festa della Tosatura – traditional food festival

Festa della Pasta ‘ncaciata, food festival

Sagra della Capra al Forno,food festival

Festa della Nocciola, food festival

Festa della Castagna, food festival

How to get there:

By Car:

From Messina

Get on A20 exit Barcellona P.G. Take SS113 to Palermo, exit Salicà. Continue to SS 185 exit Novara di Sicilia

From Catania

Get on A18 exit Giardini Naxos. Take SS 185 exit Novara di Sicilia

From Palermo

Get on A20 exit Falcone. Take SS113 to Furnari – Mazzarrà. Continue to SS 185 exit Novara di Sicilia


B&B NOA’ di Munafò Antonino

Via Nazionale, 410 – Novara di Sicilia

Mobile: 0039 333 2345695, Ph. 0039 0941650974

B&B Sganga Konde King

Via Nazionale n. 163 – Novara di Sicilia

Ph. 0941 650526, Mobile: 0039 338/2696111

Residenza Nucaria Apartments


Azienda agrituristica Girasole

Ristorante La Pineta

Via Nazionale, 159, 98058 Novara di Sicilia, Italia

Ph. 0039 0941650522



Marina di Patti


San Giorgio

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