Roccapalumba is located at the foot of Mount Rocca and provides a breathtaking view of the stars.
Roccapalumba, also known as the Village of the Stars (Paese delle Stelle), is a crucial point for international scientists and astronomy lovers. Due to its location, placed at the foot of Mount Rocca, during the night it provides a breathtaking view of the stars. For this reason you can visit the Planetarium Francesco Nicosia and the Astronomical Observatory with a telescope of 50cm. This tiny village is also renowned for the Opuntia Ficus-Indica Fest that takes place in the second half of October where you can buy and taste many varieties of prickly pears.
People live here:
Sagra del fico d’india, food festival
Opuntia Ficus-Indica Fest, food festival
How to get there:
Get on E90 and Strada Statale 285/SS285 to Via Generale Cascino in Roccapalumba
Masseria Acque di Palermo Country House
La Rocca Hotel and Restaurant
La Rocca Albergo/Ristorante
Trattoria Da Peppe
SS. 285, Roccapalumba, PA 90020
Ph. +39 091 825 7132
Ristorante La Rocca