Santa Caterina Villarmosa

Province of Caltanissetta

Santa Caterina Villarmosa is a medieval village which has a wonderful old town centre. 

The first settlement of Santa Caterina Villarmosa was built near the little village of Grimaldi. The current town centre was founded between 1572 and 1604. The most important cultural attractions of the village are the Archaeological site of Cozzo Scavo; the Mother Church, the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie; and the Contrada Scaleri Geological Reserve, founded by Giulio Grimaldi in 1572 to study the particular natural environment of the area, including the impressive erosions caused by the abundance of water.

People live here:



Sagra del Muffuletto, traditional food festival

Sagra del Buccellato, Christmas traditional food fest

How to get there:

By Car:

From Palermo and Catania

Get on A19 Palermo- Catania, exit Caltanissetta, then take SS121 and exit Santa Caterina Villarmosa.

By Train:

The nearest station is Caltanissetta Central Station

By Plane:

The nearest airport is the Fontanarossa International Airport of Catania



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