Province of Palermo

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:

By Car: 

From Palermo and Trapani

Get on A29 Palermo – Mazara del Vallo exit Carini/Torretta. Then follow SS113 exit Torretta.


Casale Orioles Apartments

Country House Il Gattopardo


Joshua Restaurant

La Faccia Di Vecchia Ristorante 

Via San Giuseppe, 13, 90040

Ph.091 861 8078

Zu Caliddu 

Contrada Piano Dell’occhio, 90040

Ph.091 898 3913

Agriturismo il Gattopardo

Casale Fior Dell’Occhio 

Contrada Piano Dell’occhio

Ph.091 898 6451

La Columbrina 

25 Contrada Columbrina, PA 90040

Ph.091 861 8142

Pizzeria Mileci  

Via Roma 41, 90040

Ph. 0918670770


Isola della Femmine


Castellammare del Golfo

Riserva dello Zingaro

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