Torretta is an ancient charming village well known for its typical foods and summer festival.
Torretta is a small village within the province of Palermo. Located at the foot of Mount Canalicchi, this tiny village was founded in 1599 and belonged to many important aristocratic families such as the Grifeo, Traina and Tomasi di Lampedusa. The most important cultural attractions of the village are:
the Church of S. Maria Maggiore; the Santuario of Madonna delle Grazie; the Archaeological area of “Rosa-Columbrina” includes impressive findings dating back to the Greek and Roman periods.
People live here:
Sagra della Vastedda, traditional food festival
Sagra di Setti Pitanzi, traditional food festival
How to get there:
From Palermo and Trapani
Get on A29 Palermo – Mazara del Vallo exit Carini/Torretta. Then follow SS113 exit Torretta.
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