Poggioreale

Province of Trapani

Poggioreale includes archaeological digs undiscovered impressive findings of an ascent village dating back to the VI century BC.

Poggioreale was founded in 1642 by the marquess Francesco Morso, who governed the village until the beginning of the XIX century. The archaeological digs undiscovered impressive findings of an ascent village dating back to the VI century BC. The most important monument of Poggioreale is the Church of Maria SS. Immacolata where it is possible to visit the Ethnographic museum of the village hosting lots of interesting findings.

People live here:

1.492

Attractions:

Mostra Mercato dei Formaggi e Sagra della Ricotta, this event promotes the local traditional cheeses such as Ricotta, Caciocavallo and Pecorino;

Sagra della Muffuletta a food festival where it is possible to buy and taste typical foods such as the “infiggnulata”, the “vastedda” from Valle del Belice, the pecorino cheese;

Belice AgriFest, food festival about typical products from the Valle del Belice;

How to get there:

By car:

From Palermo

take S.S. 624, exit Poggioreale.

From Trapani

take A29 to Mazara del Vallo exit Gallitello then follow S.S. 119 exit Poggioreale.

From Agrigento

Take S.S. 115 to Trapani.Then follow S.S. 624 Palermo – Sciacca, exit Poggioreale.

Accommodations:

Bed & Breakfast Da Mario

Via Vincenzo Bellini, 91020 Salaparuta TP

Ph. 0039 338 767 7000

Restaurants:

Pizzeria Petralia Calogero

Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 8

Ph: 0039 0924 71543;

Beaches:

Porto Palo ;

Spiaggia Lido Fiore (Menfi);

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