Rodì Milici includes many interesting cultural attractions thanks to its impressive ancient history.
Rodì Milici has ancient origins dating back to the Prehistoric period and the first settlement was founded by Sicani. In the Middle Age, the village was included in the proprieties of the Monastery of Santissimo Salvatore di Patti and San Bartolomeo di Lipari. Later Federico II gave the administration of the feudal town to the the Knight of Malta. The most important monuments of the village are the Church of San Filippo, the Church of Immacolata; the Church of S.Maria delle Grazie and San Giovanni Battista was built in the 13th century by Normans; the Necropolis of Monte Gonia is an archaeological sight which includes over ten graves dating back to the Bronze Age; the Civic Gallery of Contemporary Art in Sicily contains a collection modern works of art made by famous artists such as Nino Scaffidi, Donatella Moncada, Ugo Zingales, Roberto Sebastianelli, Bonanno, Pavone, Freiles, De Pasquale, Caputo, Nocera and Sciamè.
Close to the village it is possible to visit the Necropolis of Longane, located on Mount Gonia dating back to the 15th century AC, an Ancient Roman farm and the Greek Necropolis of Mustaca.
People live here:
Antica Fiera mercato di San Filippo, animal husbandry fair
Fiera mercato d’autunno, food, artisan and manufacture market
Degustando, food festival
How to get there:
Get on A20/E90 to SS113 in Barcellona pozzo di Gotto. Take exit Barcellona from A20/E90. Continue on SS113 to your destination in Rodì.
Country House Antica Sena 3*
Villa Laura Residence 4*
Hostaria de’ I Vicere’
Al Borgo Antico
Ristorante Pizzeria Rhodis
Piazza Martino, 8, 98059 Rodi’ Milici ME
Ph. 0039 090 974 1642
Ristorante – Pizzeria Da Tonino
114, v. Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, Rodì Milici, Me 98059
Ph. 0039 090 974 1358
Spiaggia di Rodìa